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Henry Doorly Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Outstanding Zoo & best bank for your buck!

This is truly a great family destination! Lots of access to animals, a great Imax theater and you... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2012
Adults and Kids - love it!!

This is good science, family fun, and a great way to spend some time no matter what the season... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2012
Susan B
Nebraska City, 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 February 25, 2012

This is truly a great family destination! Lots of access to animals, a great Imax theater and you can follow the feeding schedule and see the animals when they are highly active! Plus, the zoo allows you to bring in your own food and drink!!...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2012

This is good science, family fun, and a great way to spend some time no matter what the season! Great for young and old!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed February 25, 2012

Nicely laid out for strolling and taking in the many exhibits. Wel worth a half day visit.

Thank rhaps63
Reviewed February 23, 2012

Our family has been to most of the major zoos in the US and there isn't another one that beats the Henry Doorly....amazing exhibits!

Thank Rena B
Reviewed February 23, 2012

Amazing to have such a zoo in our fine city! Now with the upcoming remodels, it is going to be simply fantastic.

Thank omahaswede
Reviewed February 22, 2012

My family loves this zoo!! Many of the animals can be seen all year because they are in big buildings. How many other zoos can you go to in the middle of the winter in the midwest?

Thank kriska82
Reviewed February 22, 2012

Great Zoo. My wife like to visit the Cat House and the Primate sections. Nice aquarium. They even have elephants and rhinos. The IMAX is rad and check out the Lied Jungle.

Thank CletusMaximus
Reviewed February 21, 2012

This is the best zoo out of zoos I've visited around the country. Great opportunity to get really close with the animals, and it is huge! We buy the annual pass and go all the time.

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Reviewed February 21, 2012

Omaha has a terrific zoo, so many things to see and very unexpected for the midwest.

Thank cjsSaltLakeCity_UT
Reviewed February 20, 2012

The Henry Doorly Zoo is one of the better zoos we have visited. We visit a lot of zoos. The jungle, desert, aquarium, and monkey exhibits are wonderful. Each of them alone are good, put together in one zoo, and it makes for a day...More

Thank Jennifer K
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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.
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
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.