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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 (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
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    Antonio B.
    "The monkeys' area is awesome, and you can feed giraffes for 5 bucks."(23 Tips)
    Nancy M.
    "Only animals you are are the elephants and the giraffes"(5 Tips)
    Angelo G.
    "love the zoo, africa exhibit is great."(3 Tips)
    Social News Network
    "Free admission on the first Tuesday of each month."(2 Tips)
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  • Courtney K.

    I love looking at the animals. 😊 And it's nice and shady in some parts of the zoo.

    Courtney Kennedy · 2 weeks ago
  • Melissa H.

    Military no longer gets in completely free - but with an ID an additional adult and 2 kids get in free

    Melissa H · March 22
  • Jasmine H.

    Hot and the lines were ridiculous I liked the Dallas zoo better the parking is horrible !

    Jasmine Holmes · March 18
  • Harold G.

    New grounds, interesting animals, lots to see and learn.

    Harold Gardner · March 13
  • LakeSha S.

    Very interesting stories about the zoo animals.

    LakeSha Smith · March 11
  • Jeff B.

    Clean, friendly staff

    Jeff Brintnall · February 19
  • L B.

    Giraffe feeding time and the elephants were the highlights this trip to the zoo. Great family day!

    L B · February 12
  • Heather L.

    The new Gorilla habitat is amazing and you can feed the Giraffes. It is also included in the City Pass!

    Heather LeBoeuf · February 12
  • Arce D.

    Animals. Animals everywhere.

    Arce Duarte · January 25
  • Brooklyn E.

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

    Brooklyn Ealey · January 22
  • 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.

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    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

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