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Kansas City Zoo

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Address: 6800 Zoo Dr., Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone Number: 816-595-1234
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Description: You need at least a day to explore this expansive zoo that features a...
You need at least a day to explore this expansive zoo that features a 95-acre African environment where more than 400 animals roam.
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Zoos are always fun

Repeated visits bring new things. The new orangutan exhibit gets you up close. The baby gorilla is a real draw with a doper protective mother. The train ride and sky tram are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Sierra Vista, AZ
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Hiawatha, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is one of the cleanest zoos we have ever been to. The park is well laid out and is easily accessible for all. We spent and entire day walking the large and beautiful park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I actually visited this zoo several times over the course of the years. It's a very cool place, interactive, clean and reasonably priced

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Sierra Vista, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Repeated visits bring new things. The new orangutan exhibit gets you up close. The baby gorilla is a real draw with a doper protective mother. The train ride and sky tram are always a hit.

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Colorado Springs
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30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The zoo was nice to visit. We had a three year old and a two year old and a newborn. The kids loved the penguins, the polar bear, and the shows. We also enjoyed some sit down time there. There was a building that had some frogs and stuff but the kids liked climbing on the statues and going down... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We are return visitors to this zoo! Lots of animals and places to eat and drink. Just beware that they are not open until dark in the summer. They close at 4-5 depending on day. There is a lot to see so start as soon as they open!

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I love to go zoos on our travels and this was a very good zoo. We were there for three hours and weren't able to get through the entire place. The staff and volunteers were all very helpful and friendly, offering extra information. It was quite a warm day so there was quite a bit of shade... More 

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West Virginia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This zoo has a lot of space to expand, so be prepared to walk a lot. The zoo also has a tram to help with the transportation and we had a very good experience with the tram staff. People who like rides with their zoo visit can also ride a train, skytram, carousel, and boat. (If you like rides, get... More 

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Kansas City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This zoo has really improved over the last several years. The attractions are better and the zoo is cleaner. I especially like the penguins, polar bears and otters.

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SW MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We love the KC zoo, our grandchildren (ages 5 & 7) love this zoo. They love the sky rail. The kids play area is nice as well. We buy family passes and even if we don't go often it is a great facility to support.

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Great place for all ages! Huge polar bears and lots of penguins. Lions, tigers, apes, chimps,......you name it. I love this place. You can walk miles or take the train . A fun thing to do is the skyway ride where the views are great. Special zoo keeper talks are often .

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Additional Information about Kansas City Zoo

Address: Address: 6800 Zoo Dr., Kansas City, MO 64132
Phone Number: 816-595-1234
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

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