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Houston Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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“reptile house”(43 reviews)
“giraffe feeding”(40 reviews)
The Houston Zoo provides a fun, unique, and inspirational experience fostering appreciation, knowledge, and care for the natural world. Essentially a small city encompassing a world of ecosystems and experiences, the Houston Zoo is made up of many...more
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6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1710
+1 713-533-6500
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Houston CityPASS
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don’t waster your money or time. The exhibit is not what you think it is. Moody Gardens has a better display of lights. I went there and was absolutely depressed when I saw there millions lights.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank frosty741
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very clean, fun, and entertaining zoo. Definitely one I would reccomend to other people in the future.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank B4894CFkylem
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent the day there and really enjoyed ourselves. The animal enclosures were as natural as possible. Lots of benches to rest at and picnic. The souvenirs were a little disappointing. A good value as part of the CityPass.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rick F
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family really loved visiting the zoo because of the great variety of animals. Them also liked a lot the exhibits, for example the birds and reptiles. You could spend all day long hanging out with family or friends.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank adrianmR6806HB
Reviewed 4 days ago

Try to come on a cool day so that the animals will be out. Great place to see a variety of animals! The giraffe feeding is just a bonus.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GaryMacfishing
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My seven year old son loves zoos. We have a great zoo in our own city, but the Houston zoo far surpassed ours, with more animals, spacious and clean exhibits, lots of food options, and helpful staff. We had a wonderful time, and our son...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bathingsuits
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great zoo! Very friendly customer service. Food is OK but we have been able to bring in snacks and drinks, without any issue. Always a hit with the kids!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lizzielam
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited with our 6 yo old son who has started to show interest towards animals recently. He was very excited and had fun.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GulserenM
Reviewed 5 days ago

We love going there with my two sons and they have a wonderful time every time we go there in weekends. We keep renewing our membership for the last 5 years since Houston there is not much of other outdoor activities for kids or adult...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Eric D
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is something for the whole family here. Come and plan a good few hours at the zoo and then go to the park or to a near by museum,

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cheryljakers
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14 January 2019|
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Response from bpgoold | Reviewed this property |
Call the zoo
21 November 2018|
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Response from M3Medina | Reviewed this property |
$18.00 por adultos , $14.00 por los niños. Yo compré un “City Pass” que es una oferta para varias entradas a parques, museo, y zoológico. Esa oferta está anunciado en el internet.
12 June 2018|
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Response from Kaybo09 | Reviewed this property |
-The Houston Zoo offers reciprocity to members of participating institutions up to a maximum of 2 adults and 3 children. -This list and associated discounts are subject to change without notice. -AZA members (all levels... More