Milwaukee has no shortage of zoos, petting farms and animal sanctuaries to observe wildlife and interact with exotic animals, making for a fun day out for the whole family. Use our interactive map to find one near you!

If we've missed your favorite place to visit with animals, add it to the list! We count on these personal recommendations from real parents in our community to help us improve our parent-to-parent resource for all families.

For more outdoor family fun, check out our recommendations for the best gardens and nature centers around Milwaukee, and hiking games you can all play while you explore!


Primary photo:   Milwaukee County Zoo

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