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Houston Zoo

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Closed Now: 09:00 - 18:00
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The Houston Zoo provides a fun, unique, and inspirational experience fostering appreciation, knowledge, and care for the natural world. Essentially a small city encompassing a world of ecosystems and experiences, the Houston Zoo is made up of many...more
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6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1710
+1 713-533-6500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the cleanest zoo i have been to. A perfect place for children to spend especially during summer.

Thank Aina M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We love this zoo! So much to see! Go early it can get too hot! My granddaughter enjoys the carrousel very much! This zoo doesn’t disappoint

Thank Dolores D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have a family pass to the zoo and during the cooler month we come every other week or so. The kids never tire of the different exhibits. We try to come on less busy days and soon after it opens. The indoor exhibits are...More

Thank Scarlett M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Houston zoo has grown from nothing to be the most beautiful entertaining . family fun activity. My grandchildren love to go and there is so much interaction with the animals. The grounds are always clean and beautiful. Don't forget to ride the train that...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Weekend Trip with Family . Enjoyed the Aquarium and the Elephant Exhibits, Rhinos, Gorillas and Giraffes. Well Kept and clean Zoo.

Thank sansebastianvet
Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved this zoo. Couldnt understand why it was so quiet even though it was only the beginning of September? This meant the little kiosks etc were all closed. Enjoyed the animals, especially the various primates and the bugs :) Well worth a visit as it...More

Thank BayleyB3
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Check out the zoo nights if you’re not a fan of the heat. Free zoo talks and mist fans to keep it cool in Texas heat. Great food options. Can bring a picnic if you want. Perfect for all ages!! Train and paddle boats available.

Thank Tori S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed this last fun event for the grand kids summer break. We went on a Thursday so may have had less visitors although most kids were off for summer. Be sure to go early and try to be there when they open. The animals...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited the Houston Zoo after a doctors appointment. It was a fun filled day. I loved seeing all the animals. I am disabled and was able to rent a electric scooter with a shaded cover. This kept me cool from the July sun. I...More

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love the Houston Zoo. Never too old to take a trip and enjoy the animals and nature this place has to offer.

Thank ericka b
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12 June 2018|
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Response from Kaybo09 | Reviewed this property |
-The Houston Zoo offers reciprocity to members of participating institutions up to a maximum of 2 adults and 3 children. -This list and associated discounts are subject to change without notice. -AZA members (all levels... More
6 June 2018|
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Response from ogibbs | Reviewed this property |
I live in the DFW area and went to the Houston Zoo with family that lives in Houston. I don’t know what FOTAZ is. I wish I could help but I don’t want to tell you something that may not be correct. Sorry!
24 May 2018|
Response from Taylor M | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is a deep discount, but not for free. I recommend calling the zoo directly at (713) 533-6500.