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Lincoln Children's Zoo, Lincoln

4.4
#2 of 11 in Parks in Lincoln
Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
The Lincoln Children's Zoo is a children's zoo located in Lincoln, Nebraska. Designed specifically for children to experience interactive, up-close encounters with all of the zoo's animals, Lincoln Children's Zoo has been accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).
With nearly 200,000 visitors each year, Lincoln Children's Zoo is the third most attended arts and science attraction in Nebraska. The Lincoln Children's Zoo is a privately funded, 10-acre zoo and is the largest attended zoo per acre in the United States. The zoo is open mid-April to mid-October. Currently, the zoo is home to over 400 animals and over 40 endangered animals, including the Amur leopard and Matschie's tree-kangaroo.
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  • The zoo is on the same lot as the rose gardens and across the street from the sunken gardens. 3 venues within a block of each other! (The gardens are FREE!) It is an easy zoo to walk. If kids get....  more »
  • Good for Adults Too! Nice setting. Well laid out with quiet spots to sit. Giraffes are a big hit. Just the right size.  more »
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  • Well laid out. Lots to do. Perfect for small children. With all the new additions, we could easily spend an entire day there. It also makes a membership a no brainer. We can stop by for just an hour or 2 after church or after school & play in the indoor playground & splash around a little. All screen free!
  • I love to take the kids here. My toddler enjoys exploring the paths and sandboxes and my 12 year old loves the classes and exhibits and it's small enough that she can venture on her own on uncrowded days. All of the animals seem in excellent health and are very well cared for. The staff is always great, and so are the "zoo crew" kids that help out with pony rides and the such. Every time I go we learn something new so it's always a great experience.

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