Lincoln Children's Zoo Coupons & Discounts

Mother's Day - All mothers receive one FREE train ride or admission to Lincoln Children's Zoo.

June - August, 2018 - Wild Wednesday. The zoo opens at 9 a.m. and stays open late until 8 p.m. every Wednesday. The Zoo will feature special animal demonstrations on the Animal Encounter Stage.

June 10, 2017 - Train Birthday Party. Train rides will be $2 all day.

Father's Day - All Dad's receive FREE admission or one train ride.

July 1-4, 2018 - Red, White and Zoo. Active and retired military receive free admission. The first 100 children entering the Zoo each day will receive a FREE 4" x 6" American flag.

September 2018 - Senior Discount Days. Every Tuesday and Thursday in the month of September, seniors receive a discount half price Lincoln Children's Zoo ticket.

September 9, 2018 - Grandparents Day. One FREE admission or one FREE train ride for Grandparents accompanied by a grandchild.

Lincoln Children’s Zoo has a discount ticket for Seniors 62 and over.

A group rate available when you pre-register.  Group rates are for parties with 30 or more paying guests.

Coupon websites such as have had deals in the past.  You can keep an eye out for new zoo deals.

AAA members receive discounts when you provide a proper ID.

A military and first responder discount is offered that will save you money for everyone in your group.

You can sign up at their official website for an e-newsletter that will announce zoo deals and specials.

The zoo also has a Facebook and Twitter page you can follow for Lincoln Children’s Zoo deals.

Local newspapers, ads or tourist’s books may have coupons from time to time.

If you are a member of another zoo, you may qualify for FREE or discounted admission.

Memberships include unlimited admission for the year, FREE admission to certain events, discounts on the North Pole Express, gift shop, zoo camps, parties, discounts or FREE admission to over 200 zoos and aquariums nationwide.

Lincoln Children's Zoo coupons, discounts, deals and specials are often for a certain period of time and may have an ending date.

Lincoln Children's Zoo Information

Address: 1222 South 27th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68502

Phone: 1-402-475-6741


Animals: over 400                      

Size: 10 acres

About Lincoln Children's Zoo

The Lincoln Children’s Zoo is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. It has over 350 animals among a garden setting. The AZA-accredited zoo has a focus on children but adults will enjoy it too. Although a smaller zoo, it is home to a large variety of animals. 

Children will enjoy some of the extra activities such as goat, llama and camel feeding as well as pony, camel and train rides.  Just be prepared that these come at an extra charge.  A natural playground will top off the day.

Some of the animals that you will see include lemurs, camels, squirrel monkeys, leopards, penguins, bobcat, bald eagles, flamingos, tortoise and more.

Lincoln Children's Zoo Details

The zoo is open seasonally from mid-April to late October.

Hours for the zoo are 10am to 5pm.

Regular Lincoln Children’s Zoo Admission is $9.95 (ages 13 - 61), Children (ages 2-12) $8.95, Seniors (ages 62 and up) $8.95 and Children under 1 are FREE. Tax is added to the price of the ticket and rides.

The Lincoln Zoo has a train and horse ride they range from $2.75 to $4.25 each.

Picnic areas are available outside of the zoo.  Make sure to get your hand stamped for re-entry.

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