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Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo

3701 S 10th Street

Omaha, NE 68107

(402) 733-8400 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.omahazoo.com/

Mission of the Omaha Zoological Society
1. Promote and encourage recreational activities for the public in the context of wild animals and their habitats.
2. Promote, establish and maintain educational activities and programs to enhance the knowledge of the general public and the Zoological staff in all areas relating to the natural world.
Read more at: http://www.omahazoo.com/about/history/ 


Lincoln Children’s Zoo

1222 S. 27th

Lincoln, NE 68502-1800

(402) 475-6741 – Local Phone

Website: http://www.lincolnzoo.org/

For almost 50 years, the Lincoln Children’s Zoo has provided Lincoln-area children with the opportunity to learn firsthand about the Zoo’s many special critters.

Our mission is to enrich lives through firsthand interaction with living things. We strive to provide our visitors with unique ways to connect with the natural environment and instill a love for the environment in young children.

Numerous hands-on learning exhibits—such as Firsthand Farm and Critter Encounter—encourage children to touch the animals and ask questions of the staff. This one-on-one interaction makes lasting memories—and inspires children of all ages to not only care about nature, but to take action to protect our environment.