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Powell - Columbus Zoo And Aquarium

4850 West Powell Road


We exist to enrich our community’s quality of life and to inspire a greater appreciation of wildlife for the advancement of
conservation action.


Our vision is to be a global leader in conservation and a premiere destination for fun and unique experiences


Angela Wagner

Sunday, April 15, 2018
I love the zoo! I am blessed to have a gold membership this year and have already been several times. The zoo is just as fun off season, even though not all of the animals are out! The zoo is my favorite thing to do in Columbus. The animals are beautiful, happy, and comfortable. The orangutans are my favorite. I love how the Columbus Zoo contributes to conservation, education, and animal wellness programs all over the world. We are lucky to have such a great zoo in our city's backyard!

Lisa Heddleston

Sunday, April 1, 2018
This zoo is a wonderful place for families and people of all ages. We are going on our second year with membership passes. Memberships are totally worth it and pay for themselves in about 2 visits! This zoo is very clean and the animals are very well maintained. Next to the zoo is Zoombezi Bay which is popular for families with children who like water parks. You can easily make an entire day out of going to both parks in the summer. In the winter, the zoo lights are a popular attraction. You won't see any animals during a zoo lights trip, but you are really there for the light displays and shows anyway! I highly recommend this zoo.

C Hewitt

Monday, March 5, 2018
I wanted to go to this zoo for years, and in August 2015, my dream came true. When I went, it initially wasn’t everything I thought it was going to be, but looking back on it, it was. This zoo has beautiful exhibits, my favorites are the African Savanna, Asian, Australian, and African Rainforest. I also love how the exhibits are themed. The Asian exhibit has architecture you would find in parts of Eastern Asia, as with the African exhibit having a strong African vibe. I like when a zoo can do that. People from all over the world come to see this zoo, and it deserves all the love it gets. I hope that I can come back some day.

WeGo Everywhere

Sunday, April 15, 2018
We will always enjoy walking around the zoo, even on cold wet days, even though you can miss most of the animals during bad weather. ...which tends to happen in Ohio at the drop of a dime. The zoo has upgraded over the years. No matter how old, the kids always enjoy the petting zoo, the train ride, and a good face painting. I'm glad they kept the Merry- go-Round in its original location. We enjoy the deep sea section and the Lions, etc!!

Hero OfNirn

Friday, March 9, 2018
This is a fantastic zoo. There are creatures from all over the world both land and aquatic in great, easily viewable enclosures. I’d definitely recommend visiting during the summer when everything is open, as a lot of the outdoor enclosures are closed down during the winter (it is Ohio after all), but the slower season can definitely be fun as well as you can take your time and not feel rushed by other people. The walk in areas are awesome too, like the kangaroo walk and the aviary in the Australian/Island zone.

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