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2016 Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium® Hours & 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.

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.

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium Memberships:
Click here to purchase an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium membership. To download an application to return by mail, please click here.

Winter Zoo Admission: January 1 – March 13; November 1 – December 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

Spring and Fall Zoo Admission: March 14 – May 14; September 15 – October 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $17.95
Children (ages 3-11): $11.95
Seniors (65 and over): $16.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $16.95
Military Child (3-11): $10.95

Summer Zoo Admission: May 15 – September 14:
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           

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): $19.95
Children (ages 3-11): $14.95
Seniors (65 and over): $18.95
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $18.95
Military Child (3-11): $13.95
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): $22.95
Children (ages 3-11): $16.95
Seniors (65 and over): $21.95
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $21.95
Military Child (3-11): $15.95
For showtimes, please click here.

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): $23.95
Children (ages 3-11): $17.95
Seniors (65 and over): $22.95
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
Military Adult (12 and over): $22.95
Military Child (3-11): $16.95
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 the purchase of a Zoo and IMAX® combo ticket. 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): $6.00
Children (ages 3 - 11): $6.00
Seniors (ages 65 and over): $6.00
Children (2 and under if sitting on lap): FREE
For showtimes, please click here.

Winter Reciprocal Zoo Admission: January 1 – March 13; November 1 – December 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.45
Children (ages 3-11): $4.95
Seniors (65 and over): $6.95
Children (2 and under): FREE

Spring and Fall Reciprocal Zoo Admission: March 14 – May 14; September 15 – October 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $8.95
Children (ages 3-11): $5.95
Seniors (65 and over): $8.45
Children (2 and under): FREE

Summer Reciprocal Zoo Admission: May 15 – September 14:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $9.45
Children (ages 3-11): $6.45
Seniors (65 and over): $8.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Click here for a list of the most current Reciprocal Participants.

Pittsburgh Zoo is no longer a part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums reciprocal program. Effective as of August 17, 2015.

School Group Admission


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.

Winter Zoo Admission: Effective Through March 14
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.00
Children (through 6th grade): $5.50

Spring Zoo Admission: Effective March 15
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.00
Children (through 6th grade): $5.50

Fall and Winter Zoo Admission: Effective July 1
Adults (ages 12 and over): $7.50
Children (through 6th grade): $6.00

Winter Admission to Lozier IMAX® Theater: Effective Through March 14
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.

Spring Admission to Lozier IMAX® Theater: Effective March 15
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.

Fall and Winter Zoo Admission to Lozier IMAX® Theater: Effective July 1
Adults (ages 12 and over): $4.00
Children (through 6th grade): $4.00

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 the purchase of a Zoo and IMAX® combo ticket. 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.

Winter Group Admission: January 1 – March 13; November 1 – December 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $13.95
Children (ages 3-11): $8.95
Seniors (65 and over): $12.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $12.95
Military Child (3-11): $7.95

Spring and Fall Group Admission:  March 14 – May 14; September 15 – October 31:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $16.95
Children (ages 3-11): $10.95
Seniors (65 and over): $15.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $15.95
Military Child (3-11): $9.95

Summer Group Admission: May 15 – September 14:
Adults (ages 12 and over): $17.95
Children (ages 3-11): $12.95
Seniors (65 and over): $16.95
Children (2 and under): FREE
Military Adult (12 and over): $16.95
Military Child (3-11): $10.95

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): $18.95
Children (ages 3-11): $13.95
Seniors (65 and over): $17.95
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
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): $21.95
Children (ages 3-11): $15.95
Seniors (65 and over): $20.95
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
For showtimes, please click here.

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): $22.95
Children (ages 3-11): $16.95
Seniors (65 and over): $21.95
Children (2 and under): FREE (if sitting on a paid guest’s lap)
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 the purchase of a Zoo and IMAX® combo ticket. Guests cannot use admission from a previous day to purchase IMAX® tickets. Same-day admission only.
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 about the project.

Visit RoomForRhinos.org to learn more about our conservation partnership with the Dallas Zoo and Wichita's Sedgwick County Zoo to save elephants in Swaziland.