Kansas City Zoo

Discover the Kansas City Zoo: Award-Winning Animal Exhibits

From sea lion shows and elephant painting demonstrations, to lorikeet feedings and chats with chimpanzees, this family-friendly attraction features more than 1,300 animals. At the Kansas City Zoo, you can explore numerous themed areas, including award-winning African, Australian and Pachyderm animal exhibits. See all the popular animals, including tigers, apes, zebras, hippos, crocodiles, polar bears, flamingos, cheetahs, warthogs and more. Hit the gift shop and find fun dining experiences throughout the zoo.


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Prices –

$12.50 adults, $11.50 seniors, $9.50 children


  • Jazzoo
  • Kansas City Zoo Run
  • Goodnight Zoo


  • Exhibits
  • Feedings
  • Keeper Talks
  • Animal Shows
  • Dining


  • Where can I get tickets?

    You can purchase tickets at the zoo entrance, or you can skip the line for admission and buy your tickets in advance online, via the official zoo website: www.kansascityzoo.com.
  • Are there any special events?

    Yes! Along with special animal feedings, keeper talks and shows, you’ll find numerous family programs annual events. Jazzoo is the zoo’s flagship fundraiser, which features animal-inspired black tie attire.

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