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Address: 3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107
Phone Number: 402-733-8401
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This world-class zoo is famous for its involvement with breeding...

This world-class zoo is famous for its involvement with breeding endangered species from around the world.

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One of my Favorite Zoos

I am always surprised that Omaha has such a nice zoo. Some of the exhibits need to be modernized, but overall this zoo has a lot to offer. The Biodome is the best part of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Warrington, Pennsylvania
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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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139 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am always surprised that Omaha has such a nice zoo. Some of the exhibits need to be modernized, but overall this zoo has a lot to offer. The Biodome is the best part of the zoo along with the Creatures of the Night. They are updating a huge part of the zoo and it will be fun to visit... More 

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Sun City West, Arizona
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339 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Henry Doorly Zoo in my estimation is one of the top 3 zoo's in the entire country. I would rank the San Diego and St. Louis Zoo's ahead of it, but then the Doorly Zoo would come next. It is a fairly large complex and requires quite a bit of walking. An incredible cat complex with some gorgeous tigers.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's quite a fun place to be in. One could easily spend full day in the zoo. May be more. The Desert Dome and Lied Jungle sections are very interesting. Watching Gorillas and many other animals just the other side of the glass is quite an amazing experience. Being Indian, it was fun to see Indian Rhino there. Something I... More 

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DAllas, TX
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Between the desert dome, nocturnal habitat, rainforest, and aquarium there is still plenty to do at the zoo in the winter months.

Thank K80lee
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes us "Nebraskans" forget how great of zoo we really have! When we do travel we hit up smaller zoos and realize how great we have it right in our backyard!

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see if you are in Omaha. The desert dome was awesome and so was the gorilla habitat. The sky ride was definitely memorable. I loved the jungle habitat as well. The parking is well organized.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It seems as if every book and article published on American zoos ranks Omaha's Henry Doorly as one of the top five to ten in North America. Having been to the other four to nine, I can state that the authors were not exaggerating. The Doorly's indoor habitats (Desert Dome, Lied Jungle, etc.) are as fascinating now as when they... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the best zoo that I have been to. The way the zoo is set up is unlike any I've seen. It's set up in a way that is interactive so it's not just site seeing. This is by far the best thing Omaha has to offer.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Free range bats that will actually fly right in front of you while they are eating, new Giraffe building, and already a lot accomplished with the new elephant exhibit! I am so excited to what the zoo will come up with next! The parking is easily figured out by just finding the animal and species your parked in. Only thing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd heard that this was one of the best Zoos in the world but it completely exceeded our expectations. It was very well tended with a large variety of "habitats". The animals looked well cared for and the information displays were spot-on. "Kingdoms Of The Night" was (literally) jaw-dropping! It's the world's largest indoor swamp & nocturnal exhibit and was... More 

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