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Henry Doorly Zoo

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Best Zoo in the World!

So much to see. So much to do. The zoo seems to constantly be changing and adding more and more... read more

Reviewed today
Ashley J
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The Disneyland of Zoo’s

This place is one of nicest zoos I have ever been to. I would recommend it to anyone. The only... read more

Reviewed yesterday
GermanLover Z
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 today via mobile

So much to see. So much to do. The zoo seems to constantly be changing and adding more and more animals. As well as working to make the visitor experience great. You could easily spend 2 full days there and still not see or do...More

Thank Ashley J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is one of nicest zoos I have ever been to. I would recommend it to anyone. The only downside to my experience was that there was too many family’s with strollers blocking all of the walkways. I had to literally dodge carts and...More

Thank GermanLover Z
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My son recommended we come here as a family. Finally did and was surprised how good it is. Other zoos do not have all the attractions this does. Animals were well respected. Recommend at least two days to adequately cover the attractions. Be prepared for...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We knew it was a big zoo, but we arrived at noon and still didn’t have enough time to see everything. Really enjoyed the train and sky lift which allowed us to see a lot, but we didn’t make it into all the buildings before...More

Thank szeven
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The zoo is constantly changing and growing! Super neat place for people to visit if they are from out of town.

Thank 680mc2015
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is one of the country’s top zoos! It has wonderful exhibits and many hands on things for the kids to do. We love going to the Henry Dorley Zoo!!!

Thank vickiaj1961
Reviewed 2 days ago

Could not believe how wonderful this zoo. You will need several days or several trips to see it all.

Thank abby561312
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped here on our way home from Chicago. It’s an amazing place! It’s HUGE! It would take an entire day to see it all! The aquarium was very nice and I was impressed with the quality. There are lots of places...More

Thank Gail A
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent the entire day at the zoo. Something for everyone. Exhibits of every kind-very well maintained. Train ride and skyfari are such a bonus so you can see exhibits from a different view! Hot day may have caused some animals to be a little...More

Thank cofred
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots to see and lots to do. Train, tram, skyfari rides and of course lots of animals. Plan to spend 2 days if possible, there's that much to see.

Thank Pamela K
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Pam W
18 August 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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11 August 2018|
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Donna S
6 August 2018|
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Response from Janna A | Reviewed this property |
The Trolley ride is really great to get an overview of the zoo and let you know which area you want to go back to.
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