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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
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+1 713-533-6500
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Reviewed today via mobile

Went for Christmas decorations Beautiful But some pathway were rough and I couldn't push wheelchairs

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AsukaO
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely a must visit in Houston,lots of animals, clean facility, during Christmas is a good time to visit because they put of the lights

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank NilsMorazan
Reviewed yesterday

Elephants and giraffe awesome, the bears and apes must have been too cold so didn't get to see them. Good value here. Would have loved to see some tricks.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Walrus1234
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food is over priced but you can bring your own! Since the remodel, it is a wonderful adventure to have with your family. It’s a whole day event after the zoo there is a park right outside along with a Beautiful garden across the street....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jen V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had to visit the zoo to complete a school project and I was underwhelmed. It seems they are working on a few more projects, which I suppose is good for them, but it makes me sad to see the animals in cages. (I know i...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank katgoddess70
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I renew my membership every year as it’s always a great place to visit. My top zoo tips: Even an individual member can bring in 1 free guest every visit. One membership let’s you take 10 people in at a time. There are several free...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Deweyz82
Reviewed 1 week ago

Houston Zoo decorates based on the season making it a very special. Winter is very colorful with many lights, just beautiful. Walk by and visit Lions, Tigers and Bears. Your children will love your for it. Empty nesters we will walk through memory lane while...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a big zoo lots of wonderful animal, excellent habitat kids really enjoyed this place very clean definitely going back

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Rosrosros80
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the zoo’s holiday light show over the weekend - you don’t see any animals but you walk the park and marvel at the lights displays while listening to holiday music. Although the walk was excellent I thought the lights at the beginning (before...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank kevinrX9702ZN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this zoo trip a good day out but we’re concerned that there weren’t many keepers around and that a lot of the cats were pacing up and down through stress.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Busta2013
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prisydmg89
21 November 2018|
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Response from M3Medina | Reviewed this property |
$18.00 por adultos , $14.00 por los niños. Yo compré un “City Pass” que es una oferta para varias entradas a parques, museo, y zoológico. Esa oferta está anunciado en el internet.
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CTTRVL
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
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blemoine72
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!
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