Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Today's Hours

Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

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  • Today's Hours & Admission

    9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Buildings will stay open until 6 p.m.
    Open Thanksgiving Day.

    Adults (ages 12 and over): $18.95
    Children (ages 3-11): $12.95
    Seniors (65 and over): $17.95

    Children (2 and under): FREE
    Military Adult (12 and over): $17.95
    Military Child (3-11): $11.95

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  • Become a Member

    Don't miss out on the amazing perks of being an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium member. Once you join our family, receive free Zoo and Lozier Giant Screen Theater admission, access to our annual Member's Day event, discounts on Zoo events, educational programming, concessions, gifts and rides purchases, reciprocal privileges to more than 100 zoos nationwide and more!

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  • Attractions

    Explore and experience other ways to do the Zoo!
    Hop on the train, tram or Skyfari to get to the places you want to go. Let loose on Sue's Carousel, come face to face with giraffes or even hand to fin with stingrays. All attractions are seasonal.

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  • Visitor Experiences

    Animal Encounters
    Learn about the animals of the Zoo through animal discoveries, enrichment, training and feedings. All Animal Encounters are weather-permitting and staff-dependent. Their hours change seasonally.

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    Backstage Experiences
    See the Zoo from a new point of view! Join us backstage and see what it takes to run one of the best zoos in the world. Reservations are required and include Zoo admission.

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Special Events

Sea Lion Shores Opens in 2020

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Limited Openings - Little Lions Preschool

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Conservation Issue of ZooPrints Now Available

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Limited Openings in Little Lions Preschool

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Make learning an adventure worth while. We have many "trailheads" to get you started, and there's something for everyone. Now choose a program and get out there and explore!

Classes & Camps

For kids of all ages, the Zoo offers unique, hands-on opportunities to play, explore and learn about the natural world and the animal kingdom.

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Sleeping Bag Safaris

Make your vacation a "stay-cation" with an overnight experience at the Zoo and us as your travel guide! Just tell us where we are going and who is coming with.

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Zoo to You

The Zoo is hitting the road! Let us bring fun, interactive and education programs to your group, large or small.

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Educator's Corner

Enhance your curriculum and inspire your students! The Zoo has the resources with programs designed to meet state and national standards.

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Limited Openings in Little Lions Preschool

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