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Lincoln Children's Zoo, Lincoln

4.4
#2 of 30 in Outdoors in Nebraska
Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lincoln Children's Zoo

1222 S 27th Street

Lincoln, NE 68502

402.475.6741

For more than 40 years, the Lincoln Children’s Zoo has been connecting children with the wonders of the natural world through playful interaction. It is here that our visitors discover new animals as they explore their way through the natural landscape of the Zoo. Every day, the Zoo strives to fulfill its mission of “enriching lives through firsthand interaction with living things”.

The Lincoln Children’s Zoo is one of five zoos in the country that does not receive any funding from city, county or state entities. We are supported by the sale of admissions, memberships, rides, and vending fees. But we also depend on the generous gifts from individuals like you. These donations have made the Zoo the fantastic family-friendly place it is today.
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4.6
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  • Lincoln zoo is a small zoo, but has plenty of animals to see. Interactive things as well, pony rides, great train ride plenty of leg room for grandma. Parking is good not a far walk to zoo.  more »
  • It's never too crowded and has a ton of animals! My boys love how close the animals are and the information shed where there are always animals to pet.  more »
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  • I had never been before and it was so awesome!! A lot of construction but you are still able to get around without troubles. So nice to have a play structure every so often to keep the kids moving! Just enough to keep the kids entertain and learning for a few hours. Every staff member were came across was friendly. Will definitely be back again!! Excited to see all the new additions!
  • Great zoo for little ones, though my eleven year old still enjoys it all. Parking is terrible on busy days. Expect to walk. Exhibits are will spaced with viewing areas. The new parts are not all completely finished but it's looking good!

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