Blank Park Zoo

Des Moines

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In a Nutshell

More than 1,000 exotic animals ranging from Siberian tigers to cockroaches

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 28, 2015. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid 10/16/2014-10/26/2014. Not valid toward train, concessions, gift shop, or other promotional items. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Winter zoo experience begins approximately 10/14/2014; certain warm-climate animals may not be viewable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Without zoos, there wouldn’t be anywhere to view penguins sewing tuxedos in their natural habitat. See the dapper side of nature with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $14 for admission for two (up to a $22 value)
  • $27 for admission for four (up to a $44 value)
  • $22 for admission for two adults and two children (up to a $34 value)

Child admissions are for kids age 3–12. Some warm-weather animals such as giraffes will not be available when the winter zoo experience begins on October 14.

Blank Park Zoo

Blank Park Zoo educates the public about the wonders of the wild by re-creating far-flung habitats and ecosystems that house more than 1,000 animals and 104 different species ranging from Siberian tigers to hissing cockroaches. Zookeepers lead chats about animals and offer conservation tips, while exhibits include hands-on feedings that allow humans to go face-to-face or nose-to-beak with hungry giraffes and parakeets. Recent new arrivals welcome curious kids to commiserate with the growing pains and early bedtimes of young wallabies, camels, and seal pups, setting a foundation for learning that may be continued in classes designed for those aged 6 months to 5 years.

In addition to raising awareness about the environment, Blank Park Zoo contributes to conservation efforts to preserve the future of native animals and their natural homes. The zoo participates in seven endangered-species breeding programs and donates a portion of admissions proceeds to several different wildlife initiatives.

Customer Reviews

Great place! Loved the lion and the tiger
Syed S. · December 28, 2014
At this time of the year the concession is closed so bring your own snacks. This is a perfect time to explore this zoo. It is intimate and not crowded but the exhibits are first class. I recommend a visit to this zoo with children of all ages. I took 2 of mine: 3 and 18 and they both loved it! Something for everyone!
Nancy S. · November 2, 2014
This zoo is on the small side but we had a wonderful time with our 2 young sons.
K M. · October 4, 2014

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