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Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History
Ranked #9 of 74 things to do in Sioux Falls
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Owner description: Open 361 days a year, the Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History is home to more than 1,000 animals from 137 species including 24 endangered species. The 45-acre park offers up-close views to animals often not found in larger Zoos including Tigers, Rhinos, Bears, Primates, Giraffe, and an award-winning Snow Monkey exhibit. The Zoo also includes the Delbridge Museum of Natural History, a rare collection of 150 mounted animals including 38 “vanishing species.”
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there for the first time and it was very fun! Our family had a blast seeing all the animals, riding carousel and walking through the Natural Museum of History.

This is a really cool zoo. I highly suggest taking your kids; however wear good walking shoes.

Thank T P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with children a range of ages from 5-13, facilities were clean and well stocked. We got to see many different animals and notice they seem to be expanding for some amazing future exhibits. The animals were all out and some playing. The carousel was nice for the younger kids. The train ride was a bit not so great, but the driver was very good at educating riders about the zoo currently and future plans. We did visit one of the food places and the food was good and hot, fresh and fairly priced. We also visited the gift shop, of course! And also found the prices fair.

Thank RhoJo73
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see if you are nearbsioux falls and have A couple hours to spare. Place just gets getter and better.

Thank LiebchinMan
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

We had a nice time exploring this zoo. It's not the biggest place, but it is enjoyable and has some very unique animals such as giant ant eater, a komodo dragon, and a kookaburra bird. You can also get quite close to the giraffes. Not a place I would eat lunch at, but the popcorn was tasty. Looks like they have some construction for new habitats to replace the rather small current ones. Good to see. 2 hours here should be about what you need to see everything.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This zoo was amazing! Very kid friendly, even while under construction, this zoo was fun. Cannot wait to see when they get lions!

Thank SEHylton
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