When it opened in 1892 the Milwaukee County Zoo was a simple miniature mammal and bird display in Milwaukee’s downtown Washington Park. By 1902, the Zoo had expanded to 23 acres and 800 animals. In 1958 the Zoo moved to its present location at the intersection of Interstate 94 and Highway 45. The Milwaukee County Zoo currently sits on 200 acres of beautiful parkland where more than 3,100 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles representing over 375 species of animals live in naturalistic habitats. The Zoo is open 365 days a year, but hours and admission fees vary by season. Please visit www.milwaukeezoo.org for up-to-date information about tickets, parking, free-days, and season passes. And don’t forget to download the Zoo app free for Apple and Android devices.