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Henry Doorly Zoo

3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107
402-733-8401
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Ranked #1 of 86 Attractions in Omaha
Type: Zoos, Aquariums, Theaters
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Traveler Description: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo commemorates and preserves the history of Rosenblatt Stadium through "Infield at the Zoo" - an exhibit located on the... more »
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Austintown, Ohio
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I wont say this zoo is horrible..Just overrated and with the hills you either need to be a decathlete or pay extra for the tram&train to navigate this zoo.There is a lot of construction at this zoo so the train isn't much good for seeing anything.The animals all looked healthy and well cared for and I got a kick out... More

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Connecticut
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

This is a fine zoo. It is not a spectacular zoo. Like most zoos, there's a lot of walking - but this zoo seemed to have too much walking for what you see. Different exhibits open at different times, which is annoying. Our favorite part was the aquarium, with a tunnel that allows you to see fish swimming on both... More

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Fort Leavenworth, KS
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The outdoor exhibits were good but the indoor exhibits were fantastic! The jungle exhibit and the indoor swamp under the desert done were incredible. Go early, be there when the gates open at 0900.

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Chicago, Illinois
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80 reviews 80 reviews
23 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

When I visited the Henry Doorly Zoo on Labor Day weekend, I was surrounded by families with kids of all ages, including children in strollers and very young babies being carried by their parents to ride the chair lift that took you for a ride high above the park. And that's when I realized this was no ordinary zoo. I... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Got in line at the oasis Grill which serves hot dogs, corn dogs, pretzels, popcorn & drinks. Waited in line 30 min to order & were only 6 people deep in line. How hard can it be? They need to learn a few things from Sam Diego zoo!!! 3 giraffes were inside in a small area - very cramped looking.... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

My family enjoyed it and pretend will be entertained too! Lots to see and do. I'd recommend a package deal for the day to save money. Pack snacks!

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Nevada, Missouri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

My husband and I spent a wonderful Tuesday at the zoo. The desert dome was our favorite part! We bought the intermediate pass with unlimited riding of Zoofari, the tram, the train, and the carousal... the tram wasn't running at all, but we weren't told that ahead of time, so a bit unhappy about that. The stingray petting area wasn't... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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127 reviews 127 reviews
33 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

A very comprehensive zoo, and more than one can possibly take in in one day. The desert dome was fantastic, as were all of the other exhibits I saw.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

The burgers and the hot dogs are great. They are not inexpensive but they are served in a large beautiful and uncrowded seating area right next to the Jungle Building. Wouldn't eat anywhere else at the zoo

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Belton, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

One of the “nights out” while on a business trip/convention was Drinks & Dinner at the Zoo – hosted by our Convention Sponsor. The “walk through” aquarium was wonderful and included sea urchins, fish of all types and even sharks! The Zoo employees walked through the group with various animals we could learn about and touch (if we so desired)... More

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