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Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

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Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo has meeting facilities and venues available daily and for after-hours events. Meeting rooms can accommodate from 20-380 people. In addition, Omaha's Zoo rents the Sea Lion Picnic Pavilion for group picnics (up to 400 people seated at picnic tables). Opening April 2012 is the Education and Conference Center at the Scott Aquarium. Located on the west side of the Scott Aquarium, the 13,000 square foot Education and Conference Center is a meeting place unlike any other. With 5,464 sq ft of banquet space, the room will transport guests into the underwater world of the sea. The main room can seat 380 people for a large event or be divided into smaller rooms to seat 50 to 100 people. The conference center features a 10 foot coral reef tropical fish aquarium in the foyer. Features in the main room include a 75 foot Modular Arts wall that can be illuminated by a variety of colored lights in the main room and the view of the back side of the foyer aquarium through 24 feet of glass.

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  • Hours: November 1 through March 14: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. daily. Buildings stay open until 5 p.m. March 15 through November 1: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Buildings stay open until 6 p.m. Open year-round except for Christmas Day. During inclement weather, please call (402) 733-8401.
  • Price: Winter Zoo Admission: January 1 - March 13; November 1 - December 31 Adults (ages 12 and over): $14.95 Children (ages 3-11): $9.95 Seniors (65 and over): $13.95 Children (2 and under): FREE Military Adult (12 and over): $13.95 Military Child (3-11): $8.95 Spring and Fall Zoo Admission: March 14 – May 14; September 15 – October 31 Adults (ages 12 and over): $17.95 Children (ages 3-11): $11.95 Seniors (65 and over): $16.95 Children (2 and under): FREE Military Adult (12 and over): $16.95 Military Child (3-11): $10.95 Summer Zoo Admission: May 15 – September 14 Adults (ages 12 and over): $18.95 Children (ages 3-11): $12.95 Seniors (65 and over): $17.95 Children (2 and under): FREE Military Adult (12 and over): $17.95 Military Child (3-11): $11.95
Meeting Facilities
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Meeting Rooms
Facility Info
  • Largest Room 5302
  • Total Sq. Ft. 10604
  • Banquet Capacity 380
  • Number of Rooms 5
Suzanne and Walter Scott Aquarium Education and Conference Center
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 5302
  • Width: 24
  • Length: 75
  • Classroom Capacity: 258
  • Banquet Capacity: 325
  • Reception Capacity: 214
Queen Angel Fish A
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 726
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 30
Queen Angel Fish B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 715
  • Classroom Capacity: 24
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 25
Queen Angel Fish A & B
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1441
  • Classroom Capacity: 66
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 65
Grand Reef
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2479
  • Classroom Capacity: 90
  • Banquet Capacity: 112
  • Reception Capacity: 85
Clown Trigger Fish
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1382
  • Classroom Capacity: 63
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 65
Durham Lodge and Birthday House
  • Theater Capacity: 60
  • Classroom Capacity: 54
  • Banquet Capacity: 60
  • Reception Capacity: 85
Desert Dome Classroom
  • Classroom Capacity: 30
  • Banquet Capacity: 30
Mutual of Omaha Wild Kingdom Pavilion Auditorium
  • Theater Capacity: 312
Garden Classroom
  • Classroom Capacity: 36
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
African Lodge / Elephant Family Quarters
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
Durham TreeTops Restaurant/Lied Jungle
  • Banquet Capacity: 284
  • Reception Capacity: 284
Mutual of Omaha Wild Kingdom Pavilion
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 300
Butterfly and Insect Pavilion
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Dessert Dome / Kingdoms of the night
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
Hubbard Gorilla Valley
  • Reception Capacity: 300
Garden of the Sensees (May 1-Sep.30)
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Lozier IMAX Thearter
  • Banquet Capacity: 72
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Prairie Dog Picnic Pavilion
  • Banquet Capacity: 150
Sea Lion Pinic Pavilion
  • Banquet Capacity: 500
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