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Lincoln Children's Zoo

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Wonderful little zoo, feels huge!

This zoo may feel small when walking up from the parking lot, but it seems to keep going. There is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maggie M
wonderful place

Had a good time visiting and feeding some of the animals. On holidays they run specials for free... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fairbury, Nebraska
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“train ride”(34 reviews)
“pony rides”(14 reviews)
“small children”(20 reviews)
Lincoln Children's Zoo is rated among the best zoos for children by Parent Magazine and is home to over 400 animals, including the world's smallest monkeys (pygmy marmosets), ring-tailed lemurs, dromedary camels, red pandas, meerkats, and more...more
1222 S 27th St, Lincoln, NE 68502-1832
+1 402-475-6741
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo may feel small when walking up from the parking lot, but it seems to keep going. There is always so much to see, lots of opportunities for interaction and keeps kids of all ages interested for hours. Also, not pricy, which makes more...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a good time visiting and feeding some of the animals. On holidays they run specials for free entry or discounted tickets. New exibits are going on. Had fun. Larger than you think.

Thank ssiefford
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Newly acquired giragges are a big hit. The zoo is well laid out with several gands on activities. The train ride is a must!

Thank arejbee1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I its hard to go wrong with a zoo that keeps improving itself. a treasure for the town since it was opened.

Thank muzunguterry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lincoln Children's Zoo is going through another major renovation! It's going to be AWESOME! They are adding giraffes, tigers, & amazing things! Employees are always friendly & welcoming! Excellent exhibits!

Thank rfeldt2016
Reviewed August 19, 2018

It is a cute little zoo with a couple surprising "guests" such as penguins and the huge turtles. There are a lot of hands on and petting opportunities and a large play area suitable for little ones.. I felt it was kind of pricey for...More

1  Thank Lori N
Reviewed August 16, 2018

This is a fun little zoo and it's expanding and getting more animals and more attractions. Who knew otters were so much fun to watch or that a crooked house was fun for kids. This zoo is especially for kids.

Thank deforestn
Reviewed August 9, 2018

The children had such a blast at that zoo. Peacocks running all around the kids love running and chancing them.

Thank kathrynl582
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This was our first time at the zoo other than boo at the zoo and we had a blast. The kids were pooped by the end of the day. One of the best parts I think was the interaction stage where they give the guests...More

Thank deenashockley
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Every year our grandsons spend a week with us and we go to the Childrens zoo. They really enjoy the hands on with butterflies and also th pony rides

Thank lrfbaf
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