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Henry Doorly Zoo

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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One of America’s Best

Very walkable with multiple venues/environments for viewing the animals. A great place to spend the... read more

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Ed E
Omaha, Nebraska
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Ranks with the best

We would like to think we know zoos pretty well having visited many on our travels (over 15 and... read more

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Jonathan T
Hope, Indiana
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“desert dome”(755 reviews)
“lied jungle”(289 reviews)
“indoor exhibits”(180 reviews)
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 today via mobile

Very walkable with multiple venues/environments for viewing the animals. A great place to spend the day with family

Thank Ed E
Reviewed today

We would like to think we know zoos pretty well having visited many on our travels (over 15 and some multiple times) and the fact my daughter worked at one as an intern for a summer and we find this zoo to be worthy of...More

Thank Jonathan T
Reviewed yesterday

We visited the Henry Doorly Zoo on Saturday. It attracted a good crowd. Ticket windows and entry points moved very quickly. The zoo is very clean, well landscaped and buildings and restrooms are nicely maintained. Everyone we encountered was very friendly and SMILING! The animals...More

Thank Carrie M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great zoo, we especially loved the dessert dome, the jungle exhibit and the aquarium. We rode the sky glider and the train and enjoyed those too. Food options were nothing special but what you would expect.

Thank Lynn_from_WI
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We got here at opening and stayed until close and still did not see everything! This zoo is huge! So many neat areas and exhibits. Our kids enjoyed it and were willing to keep walking and moving. At the end of the day we went...More

1  Thank taryns
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This zoo is amazing we have been to many different zoos and this one quickly became our favorite. Be sure to get there when it opens and stay till it closes and that still won’t be enough time!!

Thank DNE7611
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a great time!! It was hot but, it’s July! They have something for everyone. Love getting out of the city and coming here!!

Thank Marshawn12
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even though it was pushing 100 degrees it was still worth going. Lots of misters and splash pad for the kids. Plenty of indoor exhibits for when it down poured. Two huge expansions happening now. Best zoo in the Midwest that I know of. Food...More

Thank Mrsacorp
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We recently travelled with 8 kids to the zoo and found something that everyone enjoyed! The baby elephants were adorable and all the animals appeared very well cared for. In a few of the restrooms we also noticed free sunscreen which was helpful for our...More

2  Thank Bestadidas_Traveller
Reviewed 4 days ago

I recommend planning a full day to explore this incredible zoo - I tell everyone I know to make sure and see it if they are anywhere near Omaha!

1  Thank MargieBGH
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Hayden W
28 June 2018|
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Response from WillisBayTrading | Reviewed this property |
Two good questions. We purchased our tickets and actually just flashed them at the gate. As to time and date, I am not sure and you would have to verify on their website or call. You will love the visit and the zoo... More
Melissa M
25 June 2018|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
I was just there and there was not really a line at all. I had the option of buying my ticket in advance but opt'd not to and was not sorry at all. Additionally, I am disabled and needed to use one of their rental... More
22 June 2018|
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Response from MaRose27 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, there were very few exhibits that were closed. I think the giraffes were not there yesterday when we went. That was our second day. There is so much to see and do it would be impossible to see it all in one day. You... More