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Henry Doorly Zoo

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Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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So many different exhibits, a place for all ages young and old. The aquarium by itself is a must... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Omaha, Nebraska
Unbelievable Zoo!

The Henry Doorly Zoo has consistently been recognized as one of the best zoos in the country and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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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 3 days ago

So many different exhibits, a place for all ages young and old. The aquarium by itself is a must see, just to observe the fish swimming overhead.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cibost1963
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Henry Doorly Zoo has consistently been recognized as one of the best zoos in the country and has earned its reputation. The exhibits are amazing. The aquarium is state of the art with an enclosed tunnel where sharks and turtles are swimming all around...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LISA D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Omaha for a couple of days last summer and went to the zoo for a change from our usual activities. This was a great zoo! Everything was clean and the animals all seemed well-cared for. We really liked all the information provided...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vistaone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Zoo in the World!! Great way to spend the day with the family. Something for everyone. The new play are is great for younger kids.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here when I was a kid, but don't remember much. When I returned this summer after 25 years, I was not as impressed as I expected to be. The place is enormous, but there don't seem to be all that many animals to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time at the zoo. We were going to visit on New Years Day, but it was 8 degrees. We waited until the next day for a balmy 37 degrees. I can’t wait to come back in the warm weather! There is still a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eriu68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Omaha zoo just gets better every year! The changes are incredible! If you haven't been out lately, you need to come see it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank michellemF4010WC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here with family, we had a wonderful time, good exhibits, lots to see and do. We mainly went to see the 'underwater' aquarium. We had one family member who had recently been injured, and the zoo was a lot of walking and hills, so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WanderingTheWorld22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am always fascinated by the zoo and the ongoing renovations and attractions that they add. It is a fun place to go and this last visit was with someone who had never been there and he was very impressed. It is truly a family...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tour75747
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the zoo! We buy a zoo pass every year and use it year round! There is so much to do you can even use it in the winter. Great tool for winter break when you have kids that are cooped up.

Date of experience: January 2019
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October 25, 2018|
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Response from O736AQpauls | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Animals are sent to other zoos from time to time When I was there, all the polar bears were in KC
August 30, 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.
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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