Houston and Galveston Sights

Houston Zoological Gardens

  • 6200 Hermann Park Dr. Map It
  • Museum District
  • Garden/Arboretum

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

This small but pleasant zoo is home to 4,500 animals, housed in carefully designed ecosystems along shaded trails. Be sure to visit the boardwalks and treehouses of the Wortham World of Primates. If you need a break from the heat, take a spin on the climate-controlled Wildlife Carousel near the Children's Zoo. The zoo is free on certain holidays: Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, the Friday after Thanksgiving, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Sight Information


6200 Hermann Park Dr., Houston, Texas, 77030, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $10
  • Daily 9–6 (and open until 7 during Daylight Savings Time)

Published 07/22/2015


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