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Address: 3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107
Phone Number: 402-733-8401
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: 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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Ok, zoo is under construction, still amazing. PLEASE NOTE IT IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION UNTIL SUMMER 2016!

I live in Omaha, have visited the zoo five or six times each year for the last decade, and can honestly say the Henry Doorly Zoo is the best zoo I have ever been too. Some zoos... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Omaha, Nebraska
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I live in Omaha, have visited the zoo five or six times each year for the last decade, and can honestly say the Henry Doorly Zoo is the best zoo I have ever been too. Some zoos have a couple better attractions, but the Omaha Zoo is the best overall. I've read a few more negative reviews of the zoo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

My family (two teens) had a wonderful time although it was cold and rainy. It was by far the best zoo we have been to (and we have been to a lot). They have done a good job creating "natural environments" for the animals. The desert has several levels and one is the swamp. It is dark, humid, and so... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

WOW!! This Zoo is so massive and quite beautiful. I had no idea Omaha had such an impressive zoo. Well Done Omaha!!!

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Valentine, Nebraska
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

A must stop for anyone especially a family with kids. Brings to life the animals that most kids only see in books.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
7 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

A trip to the Zoo is a perfect way to spend the day, or even a couple of hours! I purchased an annual Zoo membership and it has already paid off. I love being outdoors, exploring the different exhibits and getting exercise all at the same time. Some of my favorite spots at the Zoo include the butterfly pavilion, the... More 

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

I have been going to the zoo since I was a little kid, it is always a good trip and well worth the cost of admission. The Zoo is always expanding and adding something new, so it is worth coming back whenever possible. Plus, there is a variety of animals, so different animals are active on different days.

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utah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Had a lot of fun. So much to see. The price was ok. I was expecting more from the aquarium The gorillas were a lot of fun to watch. It would have been nice it the train was running the construction was in the way of the train. It will be nice when the construction is done. Are there normally... More 

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Port Huron, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

There was a lot of construction when we were there, this April. Still, this zoo is so magnificent that it will be hard to do it justice. I would still say that I slightly prefer the San Diego Zoo, but that is because it in San Diego and they can make it like a beautiful outdoor botanical garden. Given that... More 

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ceresco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

the cat complex is wonderful - nice spacing of exhibits- desert dome and rain forest well worth seeing a nice day for kids and those who act like kids- plenty of junk food

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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I haven't been to the zoo in years and was just there and I have to say, it is even better then I remembered. It is fascinating for kids of all ages and adults of all ages. If in Omaha, It is a most see attraction.

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