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Henry Doorly Zoo

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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It was cold but fun!

We stopped here on our drive from Iowa to South Dakota and it was the perfect place to stretch our... read more

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Mindy M
Rock Island, Illinois, United States
Absolutely fantastic

I'm used to the fantastic St Louis zoo that is free to get in, but this is the only zoo I've paid... read more

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  • Average3%
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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

We stopped here on our drive from Iowa to South Dakota and it was the perfect place to stretch our legs...but it was unfortunately a cold, overcast day. The animals were very active and we could have easily spent 8 hours here if we weren't...More

Thank Mindy M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm used to the fantastic St Louis zoo that is free to get in, but this is the only zoo I've paid to get in and feel we got our moneys worth. This zoo is really fantastic. A lot of new exhibits and money being...More

Thank grumpypuffin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Attended a private event at the aquarium last night. Enjoyed food and drinks as we strolled through the tunnels watching huge fish swim all around us! Too bad this app won’t let me upload a few of the videos.

Thank Bimmerguy1
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is surprising that a city the size of Omaha has such an amazing zoo--but it does. It was raining pretty hard and was chilly so we tried to stay indoors; there was still plenty to see. I would recommend the desert, wild kingdom and...More

1  Thank gefilte63
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This zoo was spectacular. So well laid out so that you can see the animals up close and personal from many different angles, yet the animals have large habitats. The aquarium was amazing. This is going to be the place we go annually when we...More

Thank Deannutley
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Zoo is the best and you will want to go several times a year so you can see it all and participate in all their offerings. The Zoo pass pays for itself usually after 1 trip!

Thank mst13992
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to many zoos over the years, San Diego, Charlotte, Chicago, and as far as Singapore... but none compared to this one !! Talk about up close n personal !!! We had such a great time and I will recommend to all who are headed...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live in omaha so i go regularly but if you are anywhere near the midwest this is a must see! Also anyone in omaha who have not seen the zoo in past 5 years, now is the time! So new and fresh! Lots to...More

Thank Kittie F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought our YouTuber sons to visit the USA this Summer to film "On The Road in the USA with the XJ2 Crew." One of the biggest surprises was the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha, NE. We were driving from the West coast...More

Thank TonyCoolidge
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very well managed zoo, and getting around is very easy. The time spent walking around the zoo is time well spent.

Thank Werner B
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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
George M
11 August 2018|
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Response from Janna A | Reviewed this property |
I have been there many times. You can bring water, snacks, lunch for you and your children. Great places to sit and enjoy eating.