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Henry Doorly Zoo

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As always, excellent

I’m impressed with the ingenuity of the designers at this zoo. There is literally something for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Allison L
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The dome is worth the price of admission

The dome. The dome is amazing. The dome is life. Come to the zoo to see the dome. The rest is cool... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ed m
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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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
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+1 402-733-8401
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’m impressed with the ingenuity of the designers at this zoo. There is literally something for everyone. We are used to the KC zoo which is underwhelming for the most part so Omaha’s is remarkable in comparison. In addition to the train, carousel type things...More

Thank Allison L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The dome. The dome is amazing. The dome is life. Come to the zoo to see the dome. The rest is cool or whatever, but the dome is a truly unique attraction.

Thank ed m
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I enjoy going to different zoos so we decided labor day weekend we would drive up to this one from the Kansas city area. I was very disappointed all the reviews I read said we would need 2 days to get threw...More

Thank kaybrown122
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a hot day which was a bummer cause we would have liked to do more sightseeing but we got in as much as we could. We did the train and the sky tram which gave a real Birdseye view! The butterfly garden was...More

Thank tborghello
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love this zoo!! Only complaint is the hills. So hard to push the little ones in the strollers. Wear comfy shoes!!!

Thank kerryleeless
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Henry Doorly Zoo is an absolute must! If you are in the Omaha area you need to make it a point to spend a day there. You can stay entertained for an entire day, all ages.

Thank kevin k
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Henry Doorly Zoo is an absolute MUST! Fantastic exhibits!!! Great for all ages. You can spend the entire day here and not get bored. Some of our favorites include: the aquarium, jungle, elephant/ giraffe safari, gorillas, IMAX and the train & skyfari. You will...More

Thank cmgriger
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my previous review of this place from 2015 I recommended you wait at least a year before coming, and I can tell that now is a great time to come. There is some construction still going on, but there are so many thing to...More

Thank Alberto Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is absolutely the best zoo I have ever visited!!! Loved all the exhibits!!! The only negative is we didnt get to see elephants and they are my favorites!

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family tries to visit every year. They have helpful and informed staff, and great enclosures with lots of animals. They are constantly adding more attractions. The Sky lift is a must, the view from up in the air is amazing. The desert dome is...More

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MargaretC1507
August 30, 2018|
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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.
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Pam W
August 18, 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
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George M
August 10, 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.
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