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Desert Dome

Desert Dome Omaha

Courtesy of Omaha CVB

There are 1,760 tinted acrylic panels that both help cool and heat the desert climates in the dome.

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Desert Dome

3701 S. 10th St.

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo



Hours:  March 1-October 31: Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; November 1-February 28: Daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Price:  April-September: Adults $15, Seniors (62+) $14, Youth (3-11) $10, Children (2 and under) Free; October-March: Adults $13.50, Seniors (62+) $12.50, Youth (3-11) $9, Children (2 and under) Free

Type:  Nature Centers & Zoos

Located at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, this massive geodesic dome features three desert climates and the world’s biggest indoor swamp. See meerkats, pythons and even alligators in this 13-story high dome. Or even step into the Sonoran Desert.
Desert Dome
3701 S. 10th St.
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo

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“A lot of people think of Omaha as being out in the middle of nowhere and being a flat desert. That's not the case. It's hilly. It's generally lush and green [with] lots of trees in town.” —Dan Connolly



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