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Henry Doorly Zoo

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3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2200
+1 402-733-8401
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I can't say enough good things about this zoo. It is world class and worth every minute a person... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2008
deezledubb
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
Our favorite Omaha attraction

The Henry Doorly Zoo is our absolute favorite place to go in Omaha! We live a little over an hour... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2008
katiecat1978
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Sioux City area
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This world-class zoo is famous for its involvement with breeding endangered species from around the world.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107-2200
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Reviewed 15 July 2008

I can't say enough good things about this zoo. It is world class and worth every minute a person is willing to spend there. Almost all of the exhibits were open when we went. You have to check out the Nocturnal Animal Exhibit under the...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2008

The Henry Doorly Zoo is our absolute favorite place to go in Omaha! We live a little over an hour away, but we still have a membership to the zoo, we've had one for the last six years, and we will have one until our...More

Thank katiecat1978
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Reviewed 16 June 2008

We took our grandson to the zoo and had a great time. There is a lot to see and lots of walking. The only part I was disappointed in was the cost in the gift shop. I had problems with a scan disk on my...More

Thank Giraffelove
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Reviewed 20 May 2008

My family went here while in for a wedding. We were on a time crunch and couldn't see the entire zoo, but we do remember the cats and the primate house being excellent. If we were to go back to Omaha for any reason, we'd...More

Thank Army_Dude
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Reviewed 10 February 2008

I've been to zoos all over the country, from big ones to small family run, and this is definately the best! We stayed over in the area two nights on our way to Kansas, and we still didn't see it all! If you want to...More

5  Thank Eveelynn
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Reviewed 16 October 2007

We love the Henry Doorley Zoo and have been there twice so far. We intend to go there again to see the Desert attraction that has been added since our last visit.

1  Thank bjbaugh14
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Reviewed 23 July 2007

The zoo itself is simply amazing. It is worth every penny to see. They have so many interesting animals and exhibits. The problem was all the people. We went there a few years back and it was fun. We returned a few years later on...More

1  Thank Sunshine81
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Reviewed 17 July 2007

When I read the other reviews, I was a bit skeptical that a zoo in Nebraska could be all that. It was. Brookfield Zoo is our home zoo, so our bar is set pretty high. This is a zoo I wish we had in Chicago....More

3  Thank chefgraves
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Reviewed 3 July 2007

Oh my, this was well worth the money (adults - 10.25 each and children 8.50)! The parking is free! The zoo had such a beautiful setting for each animal exhibit and you could get close enough to actually see the animals! THe kids also enjoyed...More

2  Thank maryrosevan
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Reviewed 3 July 2007

I am very impressed with our city's zoo. I have been to San Diego's zoo, and this one is better. San Diego may have more animals, but Henry Doorly has more animals on exhibit, PLUS the displays are better. More animal friendly and cleaner. It...More

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I normally make 2 sections starting with something that is closer to entry - joined at the restaurant for lunch & last stop near exit, hitting major spots. We went to this zoo in hard winter so couldn't go to many places as... More
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yes! we were there a couple weeks ago on a Wednesday, and had a front spot (in a car) but the lots are huge and it wasn't very busy. have fun-this zoo is amazing!!!
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High season prices (on the website in more detail) Summer Zoo Admission: May 1 – September 30: Adults (ages 12 and over): $19.95 Children (ages 3-11): $13.95 Seniors (65 and over): $18.95 Children (2 and under): FREE... More
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