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Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

3701 S 10th St., Omaha, Nebraska 68107-2200 USA

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Opens Sat 9a
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
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“one heck of a cat complex”

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s mission is to promote and encourage recreational and educational activities, research and conservation.

The Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is a zoo in Omaha, Nebraska, located at 3701 South 10th Street. It is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Its mission is conservation, research, recreation, and education.

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is nationally renowned for its leadership in animal conservation and research. Evolving from the public Riverview Park Zoo established in 1894, today the Zoo includes several notable exhibits. It features the largest cat complex in North America; "Kingdoms of the Night" is the world's largest nocturnal exhibit and indoor swamp; the Lied Jungle is one of the world's largest indoor rainforests, and the "Desert Dome" is the world's largest indoor desert, as well as the largest glazed geodesic dome in the world.

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Reviewed by
nikki.cox.946

  • 1 Review
  • 5 Helpful
June 30, 2014

The jungle dome is really freaking amazing! I would have loved to spend a whole day in there, but unfortunately we didn't get there until 2 or 3 hours before closing. We will definitely have to come back again(even though it's 8 hours away!) at some point with the kids. I wish we had had time to see the aquarium..

5 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Kathleen Oanes

  • 103 Reviews
  • 63 Helpful
August 13, 2014

I have been here several times already. But this zoo never fails to amaze me! There's always something new whenever I go back. The biomes were really awesome. The desert, rain forests and oceans seemed so real. It's like being outdoors, but you're indoors! Now, how cool is that? And there were even animals walking right next to us. If you have a favorite animal, chances are they have it here. Expect a lot of walking, though. On the other hand, I personally believe that at the end of the day, all the walking is definitely worth it. Giving this place a visit is definitely a must!

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Joel Schat

  • Photographer
  • 238 Reviews
  • 390 Helpful
September 30, 2014
Rated 5.0

It is absolutely massive! They even have a chairlift to get from one side to the other. All in all I would highly recommend stopping in here but make sure you spend a full day as it is a lot to take in!
I was dive bombed by bats in one of the buildings!

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Reviewed by
jlreynolds

  • 11 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 19, 2017
Rated 5.0

Amazing zoo!!!! Must see!!!! We live 6 hours away and this is our 4th trip!!! Love it!!

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Reviewed by
mommajules81

  • 2 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 23, 2017
Rated 5.0

Awesome zoo! Almost too much too see in one day. Bring your own water bottles to refill throughout the day and save tons of money. Lots of hills so be prepared. Lots of air conditioned buildings too. Weekends in the summer are crazy busy, plan on sitting in traffic just to get into the zoo.

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NeilChartier

  • 7 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 21, 2017
Rated 5.0

Best Zoo in America. I've been to many zoos, San Diego, Cincinnati, Memphis, LA, and more, but this one always impresses me the most. The dessert dome or the Lied jungle exhibits, either one on its own are worth the entry fee. I love the windows looking out on the jungle at the treetop cafeteria for lunch. They are now I. The process of building three new habitats which is great as the only down fall is the cat house and these new areas will rehouse the cats.

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sjc20077

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  • 78 Reviews
  • 5 Helpful
June 8, 2017
Rated 5.0

Love this zoo SO much! The new renovations done in 2016 have made it even better! It is beautiful and the indoor exhibits are wonderfully done making a more "natural" looking habitat for their animals. We love the Jungle, Aquarium, and Desert Done including the Night Life downstairs in the dome! Camel rides, feeding the giraffes, train rides, ski lift, IMAX, and sting ray touch pool cost extra but are all available.

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Reviewed by
Felicity5

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
June 3, 2017
Rated 5.0

I absolutely love everything about this place, I have been a few times in my childhood and I will continue to go throughout my life, no matter how far away I live.

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Reviewed by
Jessamy

  • 13 Reviews
  • 4 Helpful
June 6, 2016
Rated 5.0

This place is amazing. We were there for 7 hours and we still didn't see it all. Every attraction we went to left us in complete awe. I love this place and when/if we make it back into Omaha, we will make sure to go again.

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Reviewed by
femelmay

  • 9 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
March 20, 2016
Rated 5.0

Of all the zoos in the country this one is my favorite and I've been to the National Zoo and San Diego Zoo. Our family gets passes each year and go several times a year- it is a really big zoo and we usually don't have time to see it all in one day. There are a lot of inside exhibits so even in the winter there is plenty to see. Our favorites are the aquarium and desert dome.

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Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

3701 S 10th St.
Omaha, Nebraska
68107-2200 USA

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  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Independent
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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
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