Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History, Sioux Falls

4.1
#1 of 7 in Museums in Sioux Falls
Open 361 days a year, the Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History is home to more than 1,000 animals from 137 species including 24 endangered species. The 45-acre park offers up-close views to animals often not found in larger Zoos including Tigers, Rhinos, Bears, Primates, Giraffe, and an award-winning Snow Monkey exhibit.

The Zoo also includes the Delbridge Museum of Natural History, a rare collection of 150 mounted animals including 38 “vanishing species.”
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  • this is a very nice zoo for a smaller city. good variety and good interaction with the animals. I had a very amazing interaction with a bear. he was on the other side of the glass but really enjoyed.....  more »
  • We went during a weekday and loved how slow the zoo was, not many people. We could take our time watching the animals with no crowds. Downside was that many of the concessions were closed. We found...  more »
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  • The great plains zoo has become a great place to go! I have been coming here for almost 25 years and I can tell you my latest visit there was the best buy a mile! They have added so many great attractions and animals. And the best part was that you could actually see all of the animals. We've all been to Zoos where you can't see anything because the animals are all sleeping somewhere. Definitely not the case here. It's clean and convenient and there was plenty for kids to do including the petting zoo and a really nice carousel sponsored by the Sanford family. I would highly recommend this sue for any one of any age.
  • Haven't been to this zoo since I was little, but we brought my almost 2 year old niece here and were impressed. It's the perfect size that it's not overwhelming, but they have many animals to see. It's a nice layout and well taken care of. Staff were all friendly. Our niece enjoyed the carousel, petting zoo, playground, bear and bird exhibits the most. We will be back.

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