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Henry Doorly Zoo

#1 of 120 things to do in Omaha Features Animals
3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2200
+1 402-733-8401
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OK but number 1?

Lots of information and aquarium very good but the Disney style bird song, insect noises and... read more

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Best zoo in the Midwest

We have been making the two-hour drive from Maryville to this wonderful world-clasd zoo for the... read more

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This world-class zoo is famous for its involvement with breeding endangered species from around the world.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“desert dome” (696 reviews)
“lied jungle” (257 reviews)
“imax theater” (98 reviews)
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3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2200
+1 402-733-8401
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of information and aquarium very good but the Disney style bird song, insect noises and African music got annoying very quickly. Very hot day so mist screens were welcome. Display of animals especially bears could be a lot better

Thank Warthog69
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been making the two-hour drive from Maryville to this wonderful world-clasd zoo for the last 19 years. We have never been disappointed! Our visit last week was excellent. We highly recommend the zoo. Since the grounds are so vast, we suggest arriving early...More

Thank Doc-Rocketman
Reviewed yesterday

We love this zoo!! So much to see and do here! This is our 4th time here from MN! Love the dessert dome and the swamp area and the jungle!! Must see!!

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a world class zoo ! Best zoo in the country without a doubt. Continued improvement only makes it better. Looking forward to the new Asia exhibit. They pay attention to small details; free sunscreen dispensers in the bathrooms & water bottle fillers on...More

Thank Shaun J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When my kids was small, we went once a week for few hours. My suggestion (if possible) avoid weekend or May (full of school trips) or summer time. Monday would be least crowd. If you have to go during that time, plan it accordingly. Visit...More

Thank Desi A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Summer is so fun with stingray beach open! We love the skyfari and new African exhibit. The splash park is perfect to cool off on hot summer days!

Thank rew1884
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great outing for adults even if you don't have kids. Lots of family options for day too. Several exhibits inside so not always in sun .

Thank Julee S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We used to live in Omaha and frequented to zoo on a regular basis. Its been 20 years since we've been back and it didn't disappoint. The new elephant enclosure will be really nice-its in transition now. There have been many upgrades since being there...More

Thank DesMoinesDudz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am really excited to have been a guest at this Zoo! There so many attractions on the property that I was anxious to see! I really enjoyed this one particular animal it was a Aktapi part horse, giraffe, zebra! It was so magical. The...More

Thank Chrishawn B
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I had a wonderful time. We had several extra hours while waiting to fly home, and decided to check out the zoo. Perfect! It was a hot day, many of the animals were resting (as I wish I could have been), but...More

Thank SinginSuzi
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Darla H
22 July 2017|
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Response from ny_us_traveler | Reviewed this property |
I looked at the Google data and Tuesday and Wednesday have the fewest visitors followed by Monday. Looks like any weekday is good though.
24 May 2017|
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Response from Jerusalem_Philly | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. We went during Passover and of course had to bring in our own food and it was no problem.
lekha s
22 May 2017|
Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
Over 12 yrs., $19.95 for Zoo admission, $24.94 includes the IMAX Theater per person, well worth the cost!