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Kansas City Zoo

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Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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First time visitors to this zoo. Took three adults and 2 little ones. This place is spectacular... read more

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laura w
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A great getaway.

We wanted to go some place close so off to Kansas City we went.On our list of interest was the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Explore the Kansas City Zoo, with more than 1,700 animals on 202 acres, it's the most affordable family fun for kids of all ages. For weekend activities and events, visit the Zoo website.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, MO 64132-1711
+1 816-595-1234
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time visitors to this zoo. Took three adults and 2 little ones. This place is spectacular. Pricey in my opinion but was totally worth it. Well kept and the exhibits are eye level so you are close up to the animals. I love that...More

Thank laura w
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We wanted to go some place close so off to Kansas City we went.On our list of interest was the Zoo.I Have to say that Kansas City zoo was amazing.The layout for the animals was nice to see.For a zoo to give animals an environment...More

Thank kaylabrady
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a good zoo! They have a ton of animals and a huge penguin habitat that you can walk through! They also have a wide selection of food and souvenir stores. Fun summer day activity!

Thank Maddie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The good lots of animals. Free parking is awesome. The tram gives you an amazing view of the African exhibit. If you like walking you will walk a ton you can even walk the African exhibit i recommend it to see the animals up close....More

Thank Bernie G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hadn't been to this zoo in 50 years (don't love near here), so was pleasantly surprised to see all the awesome variety of animals, exhibits, and "rides". Not a heap day ($107 for a senior and 4 kids, plus unlimited rides for all @$8...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kansas City Zoo is a fantastic zoo. Wear good walking shoes! It's a big place. The hippos and otters need new habitats STAT! Buy the platinum wrist band so you can go on all the rides (train, tram, sky safari, boat and carousel.) The...More

Thank serewife65
Reviewed 1 week ago

the Kansas City Zoo was a great experience. It has been remodeled since the last time I was there. A major improvement and quite impressive from the penguins to the lions. I was truly impressed by the improvements and cleanliness of the zoo

Thank Burt C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been 14 years since we lived up here and we so excited to visit the zoo! No disappointment for sure! Africa is always amazing! There is a new interactive playground and what is awesome is that there is a type of zip line for young...More

Thank vaca4fun
Reviewed 1 week ago

KC is fortunate to have a lovely zoo. The animals are well cared for, the zoo is well planned and spread out. I go as frequently as possible!

Thank Smelltherosestoday
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great zoo with many activities and wide variety of animals. Sky safari is awesome. The grounds are large and require quite a bit of walking. Recommend two days to see it all.

Thank Philip N
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March 4, 2018|
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Response from Cynthia A | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, I would call the zoo. We were there in the summer.
Nicole M
February 27, 2018|
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Response from speedy102 | Reviewed this property |
a great place to take a break from stress. petting zoo, yes. plenty of places for 3 year olds to run & play, including the lawn in front of the zoo.
September 1, 2017|
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Response from Kathy M | Reviewed this property |
Other than getting a salad, there are no real vegan options.