Hours & Admission

Zoo Hours

The Zoo is closed for the 2017 season and will open in again in the spring of 2018.

Admission & Ride Prices

Admission Tickets Ages Price
Adults 13 - 61 $9.95
Children 2 - 12 $8.95
Seniors 62 and over $8.95
Children 1 & Under
Zoo Members
FREE (See Membership Options)
Ride Tickets Price
Individual Train Ride
(Children 1 & Under Ride FREE)
Individual Horse Ride $4.25
10 Punch Train Pass $26.00
20 Punch Train Pass $49.00
10 Punch Horse Ride Pass $38.00

Field Trips and School Admission Prices

Bring your school group of 30 or more students to the Zoo for a day full of exploration, learning, and fun. Reserve your date below. There is no fee to reserve a date. Payment is due day of the field trip.

Field Trip and School Admission Reserve

Zoo Gift Cards

Zoo Gift Cards can be purchased for admission, memberships, use at the gift shop and cafe as well as ride tickets. Gift cards can be purchased by calling 402.475.6741 ext. 0 or at the Zoo's gift shop.

Zoo Gift Cards Price
Zoo Gift Cards $10 - $100

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Zoo have a cafe?
The Safari Cafe is open daily and offers a variety of meals and snacks. Choose from signature grilled items, gourmet sandwiches or fresh pizzas and grab a delicious ice cream cone for dessert!

Is outside food and beverage allowed in the Zoo?
Guests are allowed to bring food items such as snacks or foods that do not require heating. Coolers larger than personal handbags are not allowed.

Are there opportunities to feed the animals?
Food for certain animals can be purchased. Please do not feed any animal "people food."

Can strollers be rented?
Strollers are available to rent. Strollers are $5.

Are wheelchairs available?
Wheelchairs are available free of charge on a first come first serve basis.

What times are train and horse rides?
Train and horse rides are available anytime the Zoo is open.
(Severe weather or maintenance may delay or cancel rides)

Zoo Contact Information

The Lincoln Children's Zoo is located at:
1222 South 27th Street
Lincoln, NE 68502

Call: 402.475.6741


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