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Henry Doorly Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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No matter the weather this zoo is a must see.

My family and I have been to hundreds of zoos. Henry Doorly is the BEST! We live about 3 hours... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2012
Dannielle W
Leavenworth, Kansas
A Great Day Out

Really good day out but allow plenty of time to see everything. The Aquarium and Dessert Domes are... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2012
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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 July 2012

My family and I have been to hundreds of zoos. Henry Doorly is the BEST! We live about 3 hours south of the zoo and make the trip a couple of times a year. The animal exhibits are all beautiful and the animals seem to...More

Thank Dannielle W
Reviewed 3 July 2012

I have been to the Omaha zoo dozens of times; we try to go every time we are back in the Iowa/Nebraska area. Each time we vsit, I am impressed at the great changes and additions they have made to the exibits. The zoo is...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2012

Really good day out but allow plenty of time to see everything. The Aquarium and Dessert Domes are a must as well as the jungle experience.

Thank StanNval
Reviewed 2 July 2012

This was fun on a hot day, especially because many of the exhibits are indoors, but they do a nice job of making you feel outdoors and in the animals environment. The aquarium is nice as well.

Thank joshdouglas
Reviewed 2 July 2012

The day we went it was calling for rain but it didn't, we went on a friday and they had alot of school field trips that day. Other than being busy it was neat

Thank Danny B
Reviewed 1 July 2012

More walking than you can believe. Everything so far apart and far away. In all fairness it was very hot the day we went and that added to it. I loved the Gorillas and monkeys. They were indoors behind glass and really put on a...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2012

Very easy parking and entrance. Go there on a cool day; quite a bit of walking and it has some steep hills. Hated the strollers in the Desert Dome and Expedition Madagasgar. All the animal exhibits were good. The butterfly exhibit, bird aviary and Aquarium...More

Thank Italytwin
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Henry Doorly Zoo is one of the best in the country, and they're always adding more/better/newer exhibits. If you come to Omaha, definitely visit the zoo. The rain forest is awesome, and I love the nocturnal exhibit.

Thank JessBockRocks
Reviewed 28 June 2012

I like all the animals and info and the fact that the Zoo is growing and very educational.

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 27 June 2012

Loved how close the animals are! The desert dome was so fun. We also loved the rainorest. We were there in time for the feeding of the bears. This was really neat to see.

Thank Jennifer M
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Chaslin M
26 October 2018|
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Response from lindseybusch | Reviewed this property |
Also, I will say that the Stingrays, Polar bear areas are under construction so there is a large part that is closed and there is another area that is closed as they finish construction however a lot is still available to... More
31 August 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
19 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