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      October 27-29. Get your tickets today!

        Visiting Time

        10 am

        Zoo Opens

        4 pm

        Last Admission

        5 pm

        Zoo Closes

        Our Mission:

        Creating Connection and Protecting Our Natural World.
        The Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History is a leader in conservation, education, and discovery in Sioux Falls! The Zoo’s collection includes tigers, giraffe, rhinos, zebras, and anaward-winning snow monkey exhibit.
        Humboldt penguin

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        Upcoming Events

        May 6 – Rhinopalooza
        May 14 – Mother's Day
        May 27 – Great Life Summer Kickoff
        June 10 – Flutterfest
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        "Love this zoo! Great place to get a walk in and the animals are everywhere! The museum/indoor part is very educational too. Has a lot of shade for when it's hot out. Very clean. Friendly staff."
        – Taylor F.
        "We love to visit the zoo. They have great outdoor exhibits and lots to do inside as well. Great for kids and adults."
        – Robin A.
        "Lots of great exhibits and animals to see! Fun gift shop and learning center."
        – Stephanie N.
        "The museum gives you a break from the sun on hot summer days and has a great selection of animal exhibits from around the world. The zoo keeps growing and adding new animal habitats or improving existing ones. Memberhip offers reciprocal benefits to other zoos around the country."
        – Bill T.
          squirrel monkey