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Address: 3701 S 10th St, Omaha, NE 68107
Phone Number: +1 402-733-8401
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This world-class zoo is famous for its involvement with breeding endangered...

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

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Awesome zoo

One of the very best zoos in the world and a very enjoyable way to spend a day. The new African grasslands exhibit is very nice.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the very best zoos in the world and a very enjoyable way to spend a day. The new African grasslands exhibit is very nice.

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Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first time visiting the zoo in Omaha. The kids really enjoyed it. We only checked out a few of the indoor exhibitions but they were great. If you have a zoo membership in your city, the Omaha zoo does reciprocity which gives up to half off your admission in many cases.

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Norfolk, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved how big it was! i always think of zoos as being a little cruel because of the animals being in cages.but here the area the animals were in were huge!

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Thank eliasmommy0811
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great time. Aquarium, Rain Forest, Gorillas, Elephants, Cats, Butterflies & more. IMAX movies are good too. Desert Dome could use better ventilation. Omaha's Zoo is better than San Diego's. And the exhibits are closer together, so you'll still have plenty of energy for Omaha's other attractions. Then go enjoy a top-quality steak dinner. Love it!

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Thank Rod K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went with family. The only reason it's not 5 stars is becomes it costs (I'm from STL with a free zoo). The domed habitat is an awesome experience. We try to go during each visit.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A first visit to this zoo will be sensory overload. For serious zoo enthusiasts, one day will not suffice. In a time when many zoo's collections have come to resemble each other, the Henry Doorly Zoo startles and amazes both in the enormous range of species maintained, and the way they are displayed. There are surprises around each corner. Many... More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a beautiful zoo! It was an outstanding experience that I highly recommend. My only negative was the openness of the enclosures. Living on the East Coast I have never been to a zoo where you could so easily (potentially) touch the animals. I was shocked when I watched the presentation of feeding the lions. There is only a... More 

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Mounds View, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best zoo visited so far...everything is awesome -from the dome desert to the aquarium. Definitely should be a must go place not only for kids but for grownups as well

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Thank iwanttoconquer
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is truly the best zoo in the world. So many animals and attractions! There is something for everyone at any age. Be prepared to walk a lot! This zoo is huge.

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Thank Hannahsaur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a blast with our family here! Takes a full day to get through with kiddos. Food is a little expensive here but to be expected at the zoo. Lots of new expansions and very well kept zoo.

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