Kansas City Zoo

6800 Zoo Dr.
Kansas City, MO 64132- Map It
(816) 595-1234

AAA Editor Notes

Kansas City Zoo is in Swope Park at 6800 Zoo Dr. This 202-acre zoo exhibits animals in the Tropics, an indoor rain forest; Australian Outback; Penguin Plaza; Asian Tiger Trail; Discovery Barn; and a 95-acre African Plains exhibit with a 4-acre chimp area, overlooked by the African Sky Safari gondola ride. An endangered species carousel and train, tram and boat rides are offered seasonally for an additional fee. Time: Allow a full day.
$13.50; $12.50 (ages 55+); $10.50 (ages 3-11).
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8-4, Sat.-Sun. 8-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day; daily 9:30-4, Nov.-Feb.; daily 9:30-4 (also Sat.-Sun. 4-5), rest of year. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.