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Topeka Zoological Park

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Grandson's Zoo Trip

Great small zoo. Had to lift the 2-year-old to see many of the exhibits. Would be nice if there... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Amy R
Humboldt, Kansas
Creative displays with lots of information.

My 92 year-old dad wanted to see the safari section of the zoo since it had received so much... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Kamphaeng Phet Province, Thailand
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  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
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Continuously updating and expanding its exhibits, this small but nationally recognized zoo features nearly 400 animals, a tropical rain forest, children's zoo, carousel and train that circles the park.
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635 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka, KS 66606-2066
+1 785-368-9180
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What this Zoo lacks in size, it makes up for in beauty, staff, handicap accessibility, and overall atmosphere.

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great small zoo. Had to lift the 2-year-old to see many of the exhibits. Would be nice if there were "viewing perches" for wee ones.

Thank Amy R
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

The Topeka zoo is a place we happily go to again and again, however I wanted to put in a review after recently visiting their newly opened section. It's really well done. They're still finishing up the project but the new animals are a great...More

Thank Melissa I
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We have a membership at this zoo and we enjoy going on a regular basis with my son who is a toddler. It is a smaller zoo, which is nice with younger children. It has always been very clean when we go and the animals...More

Thank crystalds7
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Fun and entertaining. Very well kept zoo that had some interactive features and special events. Reasonably priced for families.

Thank Connie C
Reviewed September 6, 2018

My 92 year-old dad wanted to see the safari section of the zoo since it had received so much publicity. It was cleverly put together, but we really enjoyed the rain forest and the aviary sections more. We also saw the young giraffes, and I...More

Thank burningturner
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

This zoo is okay. It was easy to walk and navigate. The most exciting thing was the baby giraffe! Couldn't see elephants or lion due to construction.

Thank marcie_log
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Its a smaller zoo but the staff really takes great care of the park and the animals. They do a lot of educational activities and work to make a great experience. We loved the Rainforest. My son loved getting close to all the birds and...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Nothing fancy, but a great way to spend the afternoon in Topeka. Very easy to get around and nice to see such beautiful creatures!

Thank paul m
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We enjoyed the zoo very much. There is a good variety of animals. They are doing some work in a couple of areas though. Since it's a smaller zoo, you feel closer to the animals. Our 3 grandsons had a great time. Cost is very...More

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