Things to Do

Kansas City Zoo

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It’s always a new adventure at the Kansas City Zoo. The Kansas City Zoo is one of the top zoos in the United States. Located on 202 acres in Swope Park, the zoo is home to more than 1,700 animals from around the world.

The zoo boasts some of the best penguin, polar bear, orangutan and chimpanzee exhibits in America. Our polar bears, Berlin and Bam Bam love their home in Polar Bear Passage. Come see our “must-see” world-class penguin exhibit, home to three species of penguins, and get nose to nose with primates when you swing into Orangutan Canopy. What does a stingray feel like? Find out at Stingray Bay, the zoo’s newest touch tank housing two species of stingrays and bamboo sharks. 

 See our website for events, special packages, ticket prices and other details. (Extended hours, Labor Day-Memorial Day.)

The zoo is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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6800 Zoo Drive
Kansas City, MO 64132

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Policy
Smoking In Designated Areas Or Specified Guestrooms Only
Activities Within 10 Miles
Biking / Walking Trails
Cost Of Admission
Discounts Offered
AAA Discount
Group Discount
Military Discount
Senior Citizen Discount
General Interest Info
ATM Available
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Open Year-round
Restaurant On-site
Wi-Fi Available
Wi-Fi Available
Group Policy
Advance Contact Requested
Comp Policy Offered
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Not Accepted
Pet Policy
Pets Are Not Allowed
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages
Types Of Payment Accepted
American Express Card