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Henry Doorly Zoo

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Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Great to visit, always something new.

I always have great time when I visit the zoo with my family. They always have new attractions or... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Luke H
Big Cats - yes!

We've been to the HD Zoo now a couple of times, with a wide range of ages. Our youngest is a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Julie M
Fort Dodge, Iowa
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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

I always have great time when I visit the zoo with my family. They always have new attractions or features. We have trouble seeing it all/doing it all in one day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Luke H
Reviewed yesterday

We've been to the HD Zoo now a couple of times, with a wide range of ages. Our youngest is a cheetah fanatic and was not disappointed...although we were a bit confused as they weren't in the 'big cat' area. It was worth the walk...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julie M
Reviewed yesterday

This zoo is one fantastic place! When I first moved to Omaha 40 years ago -- it was just getting off the ground! Today, it is one top-notch zoo with animals on display, but much more going on behind the scenes in studying and conservation...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OmahaBillBlack
Reviewed yesterday

The Henry Doorly Zoo here in Omaha is the best I've ever been to. It takes more that 2 days to see it properly. The Aquarium and the Rain Forest are my favorites, but the rest is so awesome, it's hard to claim a favorite....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shoppe7
Reviewed yesterday

Spend the day getting lost in the zoo. Something new and amazing around every corner. We love our zoo! Good weather or bad, a season pass is the best way to go.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank W1640CTjennifera
Reviewed yesterday

This zoo is the best in the world! It has a brand new Asian exhibit including a Red Panda. It has a brand new African exhibit including many interactive experiences. It has the largest indoor rainforest in the world, a butterfly pavilion, a desert dome...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the Henry Doorly Zoo and it was very fun. We go there often but it never gets old. The animal are very entertaining for all ages. We went during a winter month so none of the rides were open and most of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ashleycR7034PZ
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was snowing when we went. Like frEEzing cold. We spent almost 2 hours inside the warm domb. It was amazing. Then, we went to the aquarium. We were there over 5 hours and spent very little time walking around outside in the freezing cold...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BeachLover6
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been to 25 different zoos and this zoo has become my new favorite. The zoo has large enclosures for the animals, the enclosures look very natural to the actual animals habitats in the wild and are well laid out so you can see...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of indoor sites and animals to see even in the winter. Great Zoo! We really loved the aquarium that was probly our favorite.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Holly H
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March 3, 2019|
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Response from Trace7000 | Reviewed this property |
We saw many animals and were there from open to close - and still didn't see the whole thing. There were some exhibits that were closed due to time of year, but not many. Also - the playground is closed in winter. But we... More
February 2, 2019|
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Response from Smiling_Varangian | Reviewed this property |
I would have no idea who the Zoo networks with. However, very near th Zoo is the Doubletree Dowtown Hotel. It is very nice, has an exceptional breakfast, and is right in the very hip, fun section of town called the Old... More
February 2, 2019|
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Response from gmorrison77 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other people who answered you. I think early to mid April would be a great time for a visit to the Omaha area. I also agree with the couple from New Jersey about the Lauritzen Gardens. They are now having a... More