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Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Omaha, Nebraska Henry Doorly Zoo
3701 S. 10th StreetOmahaNE  68107
(402) 733-8401
Category: Activities
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Before you go

Wild Animal Encounters in Downtown Omaha

Established in 1894, this award-winning zoo and aquarium offers visitors a unique chance to see a large collections of rare and endangered animals in specially designed habitats and exhibits. From a huge indoor jungle rainforest and a spectaculardesert exhibit housed in a geodesic dome made of glass to an impressive aquarium and the world's largest indoor swamp, the Henry Doorly Zoo is one of Omaha's most popular attractions.


Hours - 

 9am-5pm daily (March 1-October 31), 10am-4pm daily (November 1-February 28). 

Prices - 

$8-$15 per person, depending on age and season. Children under age 2 are free. 


  • Moo at the Zoo
  • Zoo Run
  • Family Fiesta
  • Endangered Species Day
  • Spooktacular -

    October 18-20, 26 and 27, 2013
  • Holiday Happenings -

    December 7, 14 and 21, 2013
  • Noon Year's Eve -

    Noon Year's Eve


  • Omaha Zoo Railroad
  • Skyfari ride
  • Wildlife Carousel
  • IMAX theater
  • Animal presentations

Featured Attractions at the Zoo

Kids of all ages with love the big cat training exhibitions, the barnyard petting zoo and the butterfly pavilion. The indoor jungle, shark tunnel, desert dome, and nocturnal animal exhibit with albino alligators are also must-see attractions.


Zoo Activities

In addition to great animal exhibits, the zoo offers plenty of fun things to do. Ride the

Wildlife Carousel, soar above the park on the Skyfari, hop aboard the railroad, or sit back and enjoy an exciting IMAX movie. 


  • What are the zoo hours?

The zoo is open daily, 9am-5pm, from March 1-October 31. The zoo is open daily, 10am-4pm, from November 1-February 28. 


  • How much does the zoo cost?

Zoo admission is $8-$15 per person depending on age and season. IMAX theater admission is $5.50 per person. Combination Zoo/IMAX tickets are also available. Children under age 2 are free.

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