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Admission Fees

2015 Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium® Admission Fees


Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is open year-round except for Christmas Day. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from March 14 through October 31 with buildings staying open until 6 p.m. The Zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily November 1 through March 14 with buildings staying open until 5 p.m.

A north admission gate entrance is now open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through the summer.

During inclement weather, please call (402) 733-8401.

The Zoo is a tobacco-free facility and parking is free to guests. If you would like to receive bi-monthly Omaha's Zoo and Aquarium updates about news, events and education, please email communications@omahazoo.com.

The tram will be closed Monday - Friday until further notice due to construction. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Summer Zoo Admission: May 15 – September 14:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $16.95
Children (ages 3-11): $11.95
Seniors (65 and over): $15.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $15.95
Military Child (3-11): $10.95
Click here to purchase tickets.

Spring and Fall Zoo Admission: March 14 – May 14; September 15 – October 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $15.95
Children (ages 3-11): $10.95
Seniors (65 and over): $14.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $14.95
Military Child (3-11): $9.95
Click here to purchase tickets.

Winter Zoo Admission: January 1 – March 13; November 1 – December 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $13.95
Children (ages 3-11): $9.95
Seniors (65 and over): $12.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $12.95
Military Child (3-11): $8.95 
Click here to purchase tickets.         

Summer Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate (includes Zoo admission and 1 ticket to an IMAX® film): May 15 – September 14:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $21.30
Children (ages 3-11): $16.55
Seniors (65 and over): $20.35
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $20.30
Military Child (3-11): $15.55
For showtimes, please click here.

Spring and Fall Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate (includes Zoo admission and 1 ticket to an IMAX® film): March 14 – May 14; September 15 – October 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $20.35
Children (ages 3-11): $15.60
Seniors (65 and over): $19.40
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $19.35
Military Child (3-11): $14.60
For showtimes, please click here.

Winter Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate (includes Zoo admission and one ticket to an IMAX® film): January 1 – March 13; November 1 – December 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $18.45
Children (ages 3-11): $14.45
Seniors (65 and over): $17.45
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $17.45
Military Child (3-11): $13.45
For showtimes, please click here.

Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter Lozier IMAX® Theater Fees:
The Lozier IMAX® Theater is now considered a paid feature within the Zoo. Admission to the theater will only be issued to guests visiting with an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium membership or with regular paid admission. Guests cannot use admission from a previous day to purchase IMAX® tickets. Same-day admission only.

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium members: FREE
Adults (ages 12 and over): $5.50
Children (ages 3 - 11): $5.50
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $5.50
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE.
For showtimes, please click here.

Summer Reciprocal Zoo Admission: May 15 – September 14:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $8.45
Children (ages 3-11): $5.95
Seniors (65 and over): $7.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Click here for a list of the most current Reciprocal Participants.

Spring and Fall Reciprocal Zoo Admission: March 14 – May 14; September 15 – October 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.95
Children (ages 3-11): $5.45
Seniors (65 and over): $7.45
Children (2 and under): FREE

Winter Reciprocal Zoo Admission: January 1 – March 13; November 1 – December 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $6.95
Children (ages 3-11): $4.95
Seniors (65 and over): $6.45
Children (2 and under): FREE

Summer Packages


Ultimate Experience
Includes Zoo, IMAX, All Day Rides Pass for Train, Skyfari, Tram and Carousel; Stingray Beach
Adults (ages 12-64): $34.35
Children (3-11): $30.10
Seniors (65 and over): $33.50

Zoo and Attractions
Includes Zoo, All Day Rides Pass for Train, Skyfari, Tram and Carousel; Stingray Beach
Adults (ages 12-64): $31.45
Children (3-11): $26.95
Seniors (65 and over): $30.55

Zoo and IMAX
Includes Zoo and IMAX
Adults (ages 12-64): $21.30
Children (3-11): $16.55
Seniors (65 and over): $20.35

Zoo and Stingray
Includes Zoo and Stingray Beach
Adults (ages 12-64): $20.95
Children (3-11): $15.95
Seniors (65 and over): $19.95

Packages cannot be purchased online and are only available at Guest Services, located at the main entrance of the Zoo.

School Group Admission


2015 Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter School Admission Fees:
A school admission rate is given specifically to groups when student admission is being paid for by the school. Reservations are required in advance to receive a school discount. One person must pay for the entire group to receive the school discount. Contact the Education Department at (402) 738-2092 or click here to make a reservation.

Zoo Admission for Nebraska Schools until June 30, 2015:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.00
Children (through 6th grade): $5.50

Zoo Admission for Schools Outside of Nebraska until June 30, 2015:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.25
Children (through 6th grade): $5.75

Zoo Admission for Nebraska Schools Starting July 1, 2015:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $8.00
Children (through 6th grade): $7.50

Zoo Admission for Schools Outside of Nebraska Starting July 1, 2015:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $8.25
Children (through 6th grade): $6.75

Lozier IMAX® Theater for Nebraska Schools:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $3.50
Children (through 6th grade): $3.50
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE
For showtimes, please click here.

Lozier IMAX® Theater for Schools Outside of Nebraska:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $3.75
Children (through 6th grade): $3.75
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE
For showtimes, please click here.

The Lozier IMAX® Theater is now considered a paid feature within the Zoo. Admission to the theater will only be issued to guests visiting with an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium membership or with regular paid admission. Guests cannot use admission from a previous day to purchase IMAX® tickets. Same-day admission only.

Large Group Admission


2015 Group Admission Rates:
Group rates are available with three weeks advance notice for groups of 40 or more. Organized groups of 40 or more, please call (402) 738-6916 to make a reservation.  Groups with less than 40 visitors, regular admission rates will apply.

Summer Group Admission: May 15 – September 14:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $15.95
Children (ages 3-11): $10.95
Seniors (65 and over): $14.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $14.95
Military Child (3-11): $9.95

Spring and Fall Group Admission:  March 14 – May 14; September 15 – October 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $14.95
Children (ages 3-11): $9.95
Seniors (65 and over): $13.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $13.95
Military Child (3-11): $8.95

Winter Group Admission: January 1 – March 13; November 1 – December 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $12.95
Children (ages 3-11): $8.95
Seniors (65 and over): $11.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $11.95
Military Child (3-11): $7.95

Summer Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate (includes Zoo admission and 1 ticket to an IMAX® film): May 15 – September 14:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $20.45
Children (ages 3-11): $15.45
Seniors (65 and over): $19.45
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $19.45
Military Child (3-11): $14.45
For showtimes, please click here.

Spring and Fall Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate (includes Zoo admission and 1 ticket to an IMAX® film): March 14 – May 14; September 15 – October 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $19.45
Children (ages 3-11): $14.45
Seniors (65 and over): $18.45
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $18.45
Military Child (3-11): $13.45
For showtimes, please click here.

Winter Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate (includes Zoo admission and one ticket to an IMAX® film): January 1 – March 13; November 1 – December 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $17.45
Children (ages 3-11): $13.45
Seniors (65 and over): $16.45
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $16.45
Military Child (3-11): $12.45
For showtimes, please click here.

The Lozier IMAX® Theater is now considered a paid feature within the Zoo. Admission to the theater will only be issued to guests visiting with an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium membership or with regular paid admission. Guests cannot use admission from a previous day to purchase IMAX® tickets. Same-day admission only.
Hours
March 14 through November 1: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.  Buildings stay open until 6 p.m.

November 1 through March 14: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. daily.  Buildings stay open until 5 p.m.

Open year-round except Christmas Day.

During inclement weather, please call (402) 733-8401.

Click here for more details.

African Grasslands



We're making way for the largest project in the Zoo's history: the African Grasslands! More than 28 acres in size, spans from the eastern boundary of the Zoo all the way to our rhino exhibit and yes, there will be elephants. Click here to learn more and help Raise Wild