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Houston Zoo

Zoo · Medical Center
6200 Hermann Park Dr (at Cambridge St.), Houston, TX 77030, United States
Closed until 9:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
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Based on 974 votes

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    Antonio B.
    "The monkeys' area is awesome, and you can feed giraffes for 5 bucks."(21 Tips)
    Angelo G.
    "love the zoo, africa exhibit is great."(3 Tips)
    Zach R.
    "Feast with the Beasts is a ton of fun."(2 Tips)
    Jimmy S.
    "... the back between the African Forest and the giraffes sells beer. And you can..."(2 Tips)
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  • giraffes
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  • Arce D.

    Animals. Animals everywhere.

    Arce Duarte · 2 weeks ago
  • Brooklyn E.

    Dr. Budoff’s focus is on restoring function and eliminating pain with the least invasive... Visit us:

    Brooklyn Ealey · 2 weeks ago
  • Tam H.

    Went for the 2015 light show. Was fun with the family

    Tam Huynh · January 7
  • Jen P.

    Zoo Lights is amazing!

    Jen Prejean · December 25, 2015
  • Tristan S.

    Very clean and really enjoyable when it's crisp outside but not cold

    Tristan Smith · December 11, 2015
  • Gerardo M.

    Great family fun!

    Gerardo Muyshondt · November 11, 2015
  • Zach R.

    Incredible zoo, possibly among the best I've been to (I love zoos). Feast with the Beasts is a ton of fun.

    Zach Rand · November 11, 2015
  • Laura A. G.

    The animals presentation are very nice! And you can feed the giraffes!!!

    Laura A. Garzon · September 13, 2015
  • Haloise R.

    Free on the first Tuesday of the month after 12pm (Sept-May)

    Haloise Redding · August 21, 2015
  • Maaria Y.

    My favorite hangout as a kid!...Still tops the San Diego Zoo & Seattle Zoo, in my opinion!

    Maaria Yasin · August 18, 2015
  • Isabel B.

    Love it :) been coming here since I was a kid

    Isabel Boyd · August 3, 2015
  • Julio A.

    If you don't really care for animals, it's like Disneyland, except without the rides and the fun.

    Julio Arias · July 28, 2015
  • Clarisa S.

    Free for Bank of America customers this weekend with debit or credit card!!!

    Clarisa Schlueder · July 5, 2015
  • Marko 

    One of my most favorite places to bring my kids!!!

    Marko  · July 5, 2015
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    Gisbaldo Adan Rodriguez · June 11, 2015
  • Sarah V.

    The elephants were adorable and all the animals appeared to be very well cared for!

    Sarah Varney · May 30, 2015
  • Emily S.

    Locked out of your car, house, or business I highly recommend Houston Locksmith 24/7 they are located at 1102 Saulnier St Houston, TX 77019 or call them (832) 572-5563 Read more

    Emily Smith · May 18, 2015
  • Regina W.

    The giraffes and the children's zoo is awesome.

    Regina Willis · March 28, 2015
  • Andrew D.

    Feed the giraffes!

    Andrew Douglass · February 6, 2015
  • Jessica W.

    Zoo lights is a good time with the kids!

    Jessica Wong · January 6, 2015
  • Mahsoon H.

    Awsome zoo

    Mahsoon Hussain · January 5, 2015
  • Clint L.

    Zoo lights is nice, but unbelievably crowded - parking in the main zoo lot is horrible

    Clint Lively · December 31, 2014
  • Marcus F.

    Zoo lights is the best!

    Marcus Fryer · December 22, 2014
  • Nancy M.

    Don't bother with Zoo Lights... Only animals you are are the elephants and the giraffes

    Nancy M · December 14, 2014
  • Blanca K.

    NASA<3 Zoo

    Blanca Kalkach · December 13, 2014
  • Erin D.

    The animals are never boring

    Erin Davis · December 13, 2014
  • 🌹Sun!

    Live Music Great

    🌹Sun! · November 28, 2014
  • 🌹Sun!

    Christmas Lights great&music

    🌹Sun! · November 28, 2014
  • Vancler S.

    Beautiful arrangements and variety of animals.

    Vancler Santos · November 15, 2014
  • Marni

    They have done a lot to improve the zoo.

    Marni · October 20, 2014
  • Eric L.

    Houston Zoo Boo!

    Eric Leon · October 11, 2014
  • Annie O.

    It's an amazing place there is so much to say I don't even know where to begin

    Annie Osilaja · August 18, 2014
  • A.Lenay .

    Free in Tuesdays. Bank of America customers get in free in first weekend of every month. Enjoy!

    A.Lenay 💋 · August 7, 2014
  • Local Houston Magazine

    If you missed out on the new holiday tradition, Zoo Lights, make sure to catch it next year. It is a spectacle that can be enjoyed by the entire family. Read more

    Local Houston Magazine · August 3, 2014
  • Local Houston Magazine

    Throughout the day they have scheduled talks or feedings you can catch or you can even feed the giraffes! Read more

    Local Houston Magazine · August 3, 2014
  • Local Houston Magazine

    Just like our skyline and everything else in Houston, it’s a lot bigger and better than it once was. If you haven’t been recently, make time for a visit soon. Read more

    Local Houston Magazine · August 3, 2014
  • eMJay W.

    Active Duty military gets in for free. (2 adults and up to three kids)

    eMJay Williams · July 25, 2014
  • Michael C.

    Bugs exhibit was OK. Don't know if it was worth an additional $4

    Michael Cox · June 9, 2014
  • Marcela H.

    Really nice zoo. Big enough to have lots to see, but small enough you can see it all!! The Giraffe exhibit is wonderful. Wonderful way to spend a day!

    Marcela Herrera- Casasa · June 5, 2014
  • Michael O.

    UH students receive free admission. Just bring your school ID.

    Michael Ovalle · June 2, 2014
  • Bella M.

    Nice the giraffes, are cool

    Bella Mack · May 22, 2014
  • Jamie D.

    Water park for the kids is great!

    Jamie Davis · May 17, 2014
  • Phillip B.

    Nice place to take the kids for a day trip in Houston. It didn't seem to have a wide variety of animals like other zoos I've been to, but it was a nice facility overall

    Phillip Boyle · April 29, 2014
  • Rebecca B.

    Don't forget to check out the chimps!

    Rebecca Barefield · March 25, 2014
  • Ismael L.

    Summer is coming buy the season pass its worth it, and yesss you can bring yout own food.

    Ismael Lopez · March 3, 2014
  • Alyssa M.

    Feeding the giraffes was so perfect, I've been looking forward to do this for so long! Everyone should make sure to do it, it's only $5

    Alyssa Martin · February 17, 2014
  • Milton P. ( American best FB page.)

    Milton Prejean · February 16, 2014
  • Papi-ofIsabel D.

    I like animal

    Papi-ofIsabel Duke · January 27, 2014
  • Kelly Adams Dennis

    One of Texas’ best zoos is right here in Houston.& Get your animal groove on exploring animal habitats, 4D Experiences, giraffe feedings,

    Kelly Adams Dennis · January 16, 2014
  • Misty H.

    Wish it wasnt so crowded all the time. We went late afternoon in January, not as bad Summer and animals more active.

    Misty Hanna · January 12, 2014

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