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Kansas City Zoo

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Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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A fun day at the zoo

My wife and I spend a day at zoo in August. It is a very worthwile visit. There is a wide array... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Calgary, Canada
Great family entertainment.

The zoo is great and affordable, even more so if you live in Jackson or Clay Counties. There were... read more

Reviewed 1 week 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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6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, MO 64132-1711
+1 816-595-1234
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spend a day at zoo in August. It is a very worthwile visit. There is a wide array of animals inculding all of our favorites. It is fairly well layed out and easy to get around in a reasonable day. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo is great and affordable, even more so if you live in Jackson or Clay Counties. There were lots of animals, including babies. Their new exhibit, Stingray Bay, was phenomenal. Everyone from my mother to my toddler nephew loved it. There were various places...More

Thank Shelby P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the Kansas City zoo based upon its rating on trip advisor. The zoo has over 200 acres of animals of all kinds,some I had never seen before. We had an opportunity to get up close and personal with some,and that...More

Thank mrsnewberry14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great zoo! This zoo sits on a 202 acre lot. They have such a wide variety of exhibits and a wide variety of animals. Me and my spent 3.5 hours there and I still don’t know if we saw everything!

Thank actroyal721
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the KC Zoo. They work really hard to keep the place clean, there were multiple spots for fun photos and the viewing area in the penguins area was so cool. There were a lot of people in there, so I appreciated how...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to many zoos throughout the United States but none any better maintained as the Kansas City zoo. The animals look healthy and energetic and the staff very professional. I took advantage of the rides to get from one section to another and...More

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The zoo is huge! I went with my sister and we got the platinum tickets, paid about $48 and it includes everything (the fly over ride, boat ride, tram and train) we did all of them except the boat ride. It’s a long walk so...More

Thank Paloma C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We brought our host daughter from Spain to the KC Zoo. Was also our first time going to this zoo! We enjoyed all the animals. Having the tram, train, boat and sky lift was perfect! Would recommend to others!

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used the free coupon sent to Jackson County residents to visit the zoo with a couple friends. Had been years and was not expecting much. Very delighted to see I was so wrong, more animals were available to see and places for the animals to...More

Thank bbarb2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely love the KC zoo. It is fantastic. It is so clean, easy to navigate. Have your walking shoes ready! There is a LOT to see. Try to visit the website first to see when all of the "Animal chats" are held. Those are...More

Thank Nicole S
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5 March 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
28 February 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.
2 September 2017|
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Response from Kathy M | Reviewed this property |
Other than getting a salad, there are no real vegan options.