Giving an interactive spin to the traditional idea of a Zoo, the Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History offers an encounter with the animal kingdom up close. Take a ride on a camel or a guided tour of the zoo in the Express train, see the animals at the farm, watch gorgeous Koi fishes swim around in the Koi dock, hunt for gems and fossils at the Mining Sluice or simply watch a movie at the Zoo Vie Theatre- the place promises to be a fun and learning experience for children and adults!
Entrance Ticket Details For Great Plains Zoo And Delbridge Museum Of Natural History
- Adults (Ages 13-59): USD11.75 + Tax
- Youth (Ages 2-12): USD8.75 + Tax
- Infant (Under age 2): Free
- Seniors (Ages 60+): USD10.75 + Tax
- Camel Rides: USD 6.50 per person
- Sanford Carrousel: USD 2
- Savannah Express Train Ride: USD 2
For other prices, visit the official website.
How to Reach Great Plains Zoo And Delbridge Museum Of Natural History
- By Bus: 12th/Williams SW corner
- By Taxi
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17.84% of people who visit Sioux Falls include Great Plains Zoo And Delbridge Museum Of Natural History in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
95% of people start their Great Plains Zoo And Delbridge Museum Of Natural History visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
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People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Great Plains Zoo And Delbridge Museum Of Natural History
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Great Plains Zoo And Delbridge Museum Of Natural History Reviews & Ratings
I’ve been to quite a few zoos and this is by far the best set up I’ve ever seen at a zoo. I love the signs in front of each of the different exhibits. It is very helpful when trying to find certain animals. There seems to be an adequate amount of room for the animals to roam within their area. I also liked that there were multiple animals within the exhibits rather than one. Isolated animals at the zoo look lonely and when there are more than one, it makes it a lot more enjoyable to see. Beautiful animals in a beautiful facility. Definitely a must see not only for families but people of all ages.
Great zoo...very family friendly. The Great Plains Zoo is really a wonderful zoo to spend the day at with your kids. It is a very family friendly zoo. The Bear area is so much fun When we were there recently, the bears were playing with each other like two kids. They were swimming and splashing and interacting with the kids watching. It was delightful. There is also a play park right next to the bears. We could have stayed there for a good while and been happy. This zoo has made some significant improvements in recent years. For a smaller zoo, in a smaller city, they are doing a tremendous job.
Haven't been to this zoo since I was little, but we brought my almost 2 year old niece here and were impressed. It's the perfect size that it's not overwhelming, but they have many animals to see. It's a nice layout and well taken care of. Staff were all friendly. Our niece enjoyed the carousel, petting zoo, playground, bear and bird exhibits the most. We will be back.
The great plains zoo has become a great place to go! I have been coming here for almost 25 years and I can tell you my latest visit there was the best buy a mile! They have added so many great attractions and animals. And the best part was that you could actually see all of the animals. We've all been to Zoos where you can't see anything because the animals are all sleeping somewhere. Definitely not the case here. It's clean and convenient and there was plenty for kids to do including the petting zoo and a really nice carousel sponsored by the Sanford family. I would highly recommend this sue for any one of any age.
This zoo is the perfect size and has most things that the bigger zoos do. You can spend and hour or 2, or spend all day leisurely strolling through. It's located in a great spot with lots of green space, free parking and a wonderful park right next to it. It usually not super busy, especially on a weekday. The Delbridge museum has been around since I was little and was moved here and this is a much better home than it had in the back of a hardware store. While it pains me that he killed each of these animals, it is also a place to see preserved specimens of extinct or, soon to be, species.