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Houston Zoo

#3 of 293 things to do in Houston Features Animals
6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1710
+1 713-533-6500
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1710
+1 713-533-6500
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good, not great. This is not a full range zoo like those in Columbus, San Diego or my hometown, Omaha. But is very approachable and fun. Kids seem to love the splash pad and aquarium. The bird and bug exhibits are good. But since this...More

Thank Jays911
Reviewed yesterday

This was one of the nicest zoos i have been to lately. The size is not overwhelming so you can visit the entire thing in a day. The enclosures are updated, and currently some are in process. Nice variety of animals to see, we especially...More

Thank TravelerRuth_12
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I really enjoyed my experience at the Houston zoo. The zoo was nice and clean . The staff was nice .and welcome u with a smile

Thank Kristie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We love going to to the zoo. We try to go every 1-2 months. It's a great time to take the family. We like the membership because the kids generally last a few hours, so we can go more often and don't feel like we...More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited yesterday.... was an absolutely beautiful day to visit this amazing wonderful zoo!!!!! Sooooo much to see!!!! Plan on spending several hours in order to take it all in!!!!! Kudos to he Houston Zoo!!!! Beautiful job with animals and vegetation alike!!!!🐅🦍🦏🐆🐠🦎🐵🙈🙉🙊🐒🐸🐯🐻🦊🦁❤️

Thank HeidiHGeorgia
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went to the Houston Zoo a few years ago and I did not remember just how large it is! You will see just about any animal you want to see in a zoo. They also have a petting zoo, playground, carousel, and a splash...More

Thank TodayIsAGift
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful zoo for a great family day. As a retired military I was very happy with the military discount. Took my grand-kids to the zoo for a day. All the animals appear to be well cared for and their habitats were well maintained. However, I...More

Thank Michael & Ronni... O
Reviewed 5 days ago

Houston's zoo is one of the finest in the country. The habitats are comfortable for the animals and display their natural surroundings as much as possible. The children's zone for interaction is always a favorite with little one and their parent alike. Parents can come...More

Thank Tomi M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Houston zoo is one of our preferred places to go with kids. It's very big and includes all types of animals and activities. It also has good food (pizzas are great but there's aways a big line!), which is difficult to find in a typical...More

Thank mariannaparraga
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love the Houston Zoo! Walk around and check out all of the new animals and sites. They have updated a lot of areas that were in need of love. For a break you can always load the kids on the train or in a...More

Thank lsmith289
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Can I take my dog
19 February 2017|
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Response from couldntcareless | Reviewed this property |
To my knowledge you can only take a service animal.
How much does it cost to get in the zoo?
10 May 2016|
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Response from Lynn_484 | Reviewed this property |
Children 1 and Under – FREE Children 2-11 – $13 Adults 12-64 – $17 Senior 65+ – $10.50
Can i enter free with my loan star card?
21 February 2016|
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Response from Matthew A | Reviewed this property |
I found this on their Website for you. Not free but deeply discounted. The Houston Zoo offers deep discounted tickets to Texans currently enrolled in the Lone Star program. For just $4.50 per ticket (child and adult... More