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Lincoln Children's Zoo

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Super train

The zoo was very family-friendly, and the train was the highlight of the visit. There are great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Werner B
St. George, Utah
Manny times around

I loved to take my grandkids to this zoo and they also loved it. They played to discover animals in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lincoln, Nebraska
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride”(34 reviews)
“pony rides”(14 reviews)
“small children”(20 reviews)
Lincoln Children's Zoo is rated among the best zoos for children by Parent Magazine and is home to over 400 animals, including the world's smallest monkeys (pygmy marmosets), ring-tailed lemurs, dromedary camels, red pandas, meerkats, and more...more
1222 S 27th St, Lincoln, NE 68502-1832
+1 402-475-6741
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The zoo was very family-friendly, and the train was the highlight of the visit. There are great areas to view the animals, and the walking through the zoo was easy.

Thank Werner B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved to take my grandkids to this zoo and they also loved it. They played to discover animals in the open spaces, watch and try to interact with them. It's a lovable place

Thank psacevedom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our children and now take our grandchildren to this gem of a children’s zoo. There is a great variety of animals for kids to view and interact with. The Zoo has a great staff who help make the experience special for the kids....More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great zoo for all ages. The butterfly house, camel feeding and pony rides make it quite special.

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exhibits are all really neat and clean, plenty of them too. A little pricey when you add in the train tickets but definitely a gem for Lincoln.

Thank Rick D
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This zoo may feel small when walking up from the parking lot, but it seems to keep going. There is always so much to see, lots of opportunities for interaction and keeps kids of all ages interested for hours. Also, not pricy, which makes more...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Had a good time visiting and feeding some of the animals. On holidays they run specials for free entry or discounted tickets. New exibits are going on. Had fun. Larger than you think.

Thank ssiefford
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Newly acquired giragges are a big hit. The zoo is well laid out with several gands on activities. The train ride is a must!

Thank arejbee1
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I its hard to go wrong with a zoo that keeps improving itself. a treasure for the town since it was opened.

Thank muzunguterry
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Lincoln Children's Zoo is going through another major renovation! It's going to be AWESOME! They are adding giraffes, tigers, & amazing things! Employees are always friendly & welcoming! Excellent exhibits!

Thank rfeldt2016
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