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Henry Doorly Zoo

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Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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One of best zoos in the country!

My husband and I have traveled to many zoos across the country and this ranks as one of the best... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Asheboro, NC
Aquarium alone worth the price of admission

This is a great zoo, even on a cold fall day when most of the outside exhibits were not available... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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This world-class zoo is famous for its involvement with breeding endangered species from around the world.
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3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2200
+1 402-733-8401
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I have traveled to many zoos across the country and this ranks as one of the best - indoor exhibits were beyond compare!!

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Reviewed yesterday

I had always heard good things about the zoo in Omaha and have to say it lived up to expectations. Definitely a top attraction for couples and families.

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great zoo, even on a cold fall day when most of the outside exhibits were not available. Despite the cold weather, this zoo did not disappoint. Great exhibits, things you do not see often, especially in the Midwest. As far as a...More

Thank ensgos
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Plan for an entire day. Wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking a lot. There is so much to see! The zoo is constantly adding new animals and exhibits. The Scott Aquarium is Fantastic!! You will not be disappointed!

Thank Carisa R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Without a doubt, this is the finest Zoo I have visited. I just got back from the Oregon Coast Aquarium and the Herny Doorly Zoo is at the next level. Don't miss the Creatures of the Night under the desert.

Thank chipworkman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous special exhibit venues and a wonderful ambiance throughout. This zoo will be one you will remember. The Rainforest, Desert Dome, Aquarium and the penguins there are my personal favorites. Do Not Miss ❤️

Thank LoveMyBritRoots
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared for a lot of walking on hills and stairs. the exhibits are great but food and drink is a bit sparse to obtain

Thank craigarterburn
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the best zoo in the country. The different regions of the world are all accounted for in this zoo. There are inside and outside exhibits and plenty of walking areas. I would highly recommend this zoo.

Thank EllenG1155
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can go either in the spring the zoo is the best, I like to go during the holidays the Christmas lights are wonderful! I like to take a day off and just walk through the zoo at my own pace. If you never...More

Thank jenniferlawrence2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing zoo, dedicated to conservation. The landscape is perfectly organized and functional for animals. Lots of beautiful space for the big guys to roam. a Must do when in Omaha!

Thank kathylc63
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Chaslin M
25 October 2018|
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Response from lindseybusch | Reviewed this property |
Also, I will say that the Stingrays, Polar bear areas are under construction so there is a large part that is closed and there is another area that is closed as they finish construction however a lot is still available to... More
31 August 2018|
Response from GailA221 | Reviewed this property |
The lady in front of us asked before paying if they had any available. So maybe you can do that also or call in advance.
Pam W
18 August 2018|
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Response from luvgoofy4064 | Reviewed this property |
This is what we saw on their website when we wondered the same thing. And many people did have backpacks and coolers with snacks/lunch. The Zoo allows outside food and beverages on grounds. These items can be brought with... More