2016 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 15 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.

Spring and Fall Zoo Admission: March 15 – 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

Winter Zoo Admission: January 1 – March 14; 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

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 14; 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 15 – 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 14; 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 15 – 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.

Zoo Admission: January 1 Through June 30
Adults (ages 12 and over): $8.00
Children (through 6th grade): $6.50

Zoo Admission: July 1 Through December 31
Adults (ages 12 and over): $8.50
Children (through 6th grade): $7.00

Lozier IMAX® Theater: January 1 Through June 30
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: July 1 Through December 31
Adults (ages 12 and over): $4.00
Children (through 6th grade): $4.00
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 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


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 14; 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 15 – 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): $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

Winter Zoo and Lozier IMAX® Theater Combo Rate (includes Zoo admission and one ticket to an IMAX® film): January 1 – March 14; 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 15 – 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.

Wildlife Safari Park


Before or after your Zoo visit, go on a wild four-mile drive-through adventure to Wildlife Safari Park, located off Nebraska's I-80, Exit 426. Open April through October from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Open for the season.

Click here for admission and membership pricing and other information.