A support line for at least 12 species' conservation programs, Houston Zoo is also home to more than 6,000 animals. The attraction is the tenth-largest zoo in North America and hosts more than 1.8 million visitors every year. Stop by the Masai giraffe area to meet the occupants up close and get a chance to feed them. Check out the 4-D movie experience, which adds mist and smells to an already thrilling 3-D film experience. Plan your Houston Zoo visit and explore what else you can see and do in Houston using our Houston trip planner .
Houston Zoo Reviews
No matter where I go I will visit a zoo, here in Houston it is just like any other zoo but very entertaining. more »
We had a lovely time here. The zoo is walkable clean and very nice. The sell corn puffs with Valentina sauce to accommodate the Mexican locals in which i thought was pretty awesome. They also sell soft serve vanilla ice cream cones in which i had two on this visite cones were awesome all that was missing was the rainbow sprinkles. We saw all the animals there was to see. Overall had a great time. Highly recommend.
One of the best Zoos anywhere! Super friendly staff, great exhibits! The Swap Shop is a great place to take kids! I use it as a homeschool science supplement! Kids take what they find in nature (just nothing pertaining to birds) and they get points! They trade in their find, and if they can answer questions about it or better yet- wrote a paper!- they get knowledge points! Save up points to buy things in the shop! So fun! And, it's the cheapest Houston Membership place! If you go and decide, "We love this place! Let's buy a Membership!" You can use your receipt and get that day's entry fee taken off the Membership! Hope these tips all help!
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