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Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History

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805 S. Kiwanis Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
+1 605-367-7003
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Fun visit this past summer with our daughter. They had an event going on that day with ice cream... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Claremont, South Dakota
via mobile
Don’t miss the jumping Squirrel monkeys

Great local zoo in Sioux Falls. Some exhibits are more spacious then others, looking at you penguin... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
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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.”
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“baby rhino” (5 reviews)
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805 S. Kiwanis Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
+1 605-367-7003
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun visit this past summer with our daughter. They had an event going on that day with ice cream and some other stuff as well when we happened to go. Definitely will make it a part of our summer trips to Sioux Falls! She loved...More

Thank 605perkinsfamily
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Great local zoo in Sioux Falls. Some exhibits are more spacious then others, looking at you penguin display, but overall a great way to spend half a day walking around and enjoying the animals. Baby rhino is really something to see and petting zoo farm...More

Thank S H
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I take my granddaughters to the Zoo Boo every year. I love to see the changes made. My granddaughters love to see the animals. I can't wait to take them next year.

Thank unicornangel_1
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We got a membership because of the added perks at other zoo's, and because it's such a great place to go for a walk.

Thank Corey K
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We have visited a lot of zoos on our travels, some better than others. This one was one of the better ones, with some animals we have never seen in other zoos. It is well kept, has lots of signs explaining the animals on display.

Thank Lipadad
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I used to love this place when I was young, but the older I got the more I saw the sadness in these animals. Zoos are no place for these exquisite creatures. If you don't have an opinion on captivated animals then I'm sure you...More

Thank Evan_Twin
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The kids had a blast. They loved the snow monkey's the best. There's a lot to see but its not so spread out.

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We took our grand daughters to this attraction yesterday. It cost us almost $43, only to find over half the exhibits closed or under construction and no animals they showed on their map! All of the concessions in the zoo were closed for the season....More

Thank Royrogers77
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I don't typically like Zoos, they are smelly and cramped and I hate that animals are in cages. Here I was impressed with the amount of room most of the enclosures had, the pens appeared clean, but it's still an animal in captivity which I...More

Thank RoxAnnaF
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We took our grandkids to the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls a couple of weeks ago and we were marveled by the amount of upgrades and area that now composed the area. Be prepared for a long walk if you want to see it...More

Thank Stevef6262
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Stacy C
14 January 2017|
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Response from Nina112856 | Reviewed this property |
yes, you should be able to see the animals
12 November 2016|
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Response from Angela G | Reviewed this property |
There is a large parking lot and there wasn't a charge for parking.