Houston Zoo

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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    Doubletree Guest Suites H.
    "Can't wait to see the new Africa exhibit opening soon!"(3 Tips)
    Social News Network
    "Free admission on the first Tuesday of each month."(2 Tips)
    Rubi R.
    "cool little events throughout the zoo... Lots of fun!!!"(2 Tips)
    Antonio B.
    "The monkeys' area is awesome, and you can feed giraffes for 5 bucks."(20 Tips)
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  • Clarisa S.

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

    Clarisa Schlueder · 1 day ago
  • Marko R.

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

    Marko Rivas · 1 day ago
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  • Sarah V.

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

    Sarah Varney · May 30
  • Emily S.

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    Emily Smith · May 18
  • Regina W.

    The giraffes and the children's zoo is awesome.

    Regina Willis · March 28
  • Andrew D.

    Feed the giraffes!

    Andrew Douglass · February 6
  • Jessica W.

    Zoo lights is a good time with the kids!

    Jessica Wong · January 6
  • Mahsoon H.

    Awsome zoo

    Mahsoon Hussain · January 5
  • Clint L.

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

    Clint Lively · December 31, 2014
  • Jesus G.

    Excelente lugar para los niños pero debe tener al menos 4 horas y revisar los espectáculos diarios, es al aire libre por lo que se debe tomar en cuenta el estado del tiempo.

    Jesus Gomez · December 26, 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
  • Gulsun P.

    Live Music Great

    Gulsun Pilicer · November 28, 2014
  • Gulsun P.

    Christmas Lights great&music

    Gulsun Pilicer · 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
  • Ginneth U.

    🐸🐯🐴🐑🐘🐗🐮 always beautiful.

    Ginneth Urrego · September 25, 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.

    Facebook.com/Milton.Prejean. ( 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 aa.in Summer and animals more active.

    Misty Hanna · January 12, 2014
  • Milton P.

    The birds house is awesome and food is good , the snakes ,sea animals and the monkeys house are beautiful and large for viewing. This Zoo is going big time. ( Facebook.com/ Milton.Prejean).

    Milton Prejean · January 9, 2014
  • Marcus N.

    If you have an opportunity to go to the Zoo Lights event, go. Great date idea, or family outing.

    Marcus Negrete · January 4, 2014
  • Nicole J.

    Zoo lights is a wonderful outing for the family. They've added over a million lights since last year.

    Nicole Junior · December 31, 2013
  • 🐾🚶🔋J0rG3🔋🚶🐾

    El espectáculo de luces de Navidad por la noche está padrisimo recomendable

    🐾🚶🔋J0rG3🔋🚶🐾 · December 30, 2013
  • Candice S.

    If you expect to see a lot of animals during Zoo lights, don't bother. The reptile house is open, and you can see the giraffes sleeping. There are however a lot of trees with Christmas lights on them.

    Candice Simpson · December 29, 2013
  • Kellie M.

    Houston Zoo Lights is awesome! The electric sheep in the enchanted forest were my favorite!

    Kellie M. · December 28, 2013
  • TopSpot Internet Marketing

    SEO Specialist Stephen likes to come here to "in order to read and learn about the animals." What DOES the fox say?

    TopSpot Internet Marketing · December 26, 2013
  • David M.

    Fun place to take the kids

    David Martinez · December 24, 2013
  • Hisham T.

    The Zoo Lights were amazing! Go if you haven't already.

    Hisham Talib · December 24, 2013
  • Marilu M.

    Love the zoo! It's a wonderful place to hang out with family and friends.

    Marilu Montemayor · December 23, 2013

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