9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays; 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekends. Call 816.513.5800 for more information. Early morning opening of 8 a.m. begins on Saturday, May 25; opening at 8 a.m. through Labor Day.
Zoological District Resident (Jackson/Clay County MO) pricing is only $5 Adults, $4.50 Seniors, $4.00 children 3-11. Regular Pricing $11.50 Adults; $10.50 Seniors; $8.50 Children ages 3-11. 2 and under are free.
Located in Swope Park at 6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, Missouri. Just off I-435 and US-71 highway, the Zoo is easily accessible from any part of the metropolitan area. 816.513.5800
Click Tickets Above to Buy Online! Tickets with Rides, Gift Certificates and Discounted Tickets must be purchased on-site at the Zoo's Admission windows. Thank you for your understanding.
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Please note: Each year, the Kansas City Zoo receives more than 1,500 applications for employment. Due to the large volume of applications received, we will be unable to contact every applicant and cannot accept follow-up or status-check phone calls. The minimum age for employment at the Kansas City Zoo is 16.