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.
Reciprocity: Friends of the Zoo (FOTZ) Members receive free or reduced admission to more than 150 other accredited zoos and aquariums. Click here for the list of participating zoos and aquariums.
Backyard Action Heroes!
A Backyard Action Heroes (BAH) is someone who is really into wildlife and habitats and is ready to protect them in their own backyard and other parts of the world. The monthly program is exclusively online and is designed for our younger members who are willing to get hands-on when it comes to making a statement for conservation. BAH "edu-tains" FOTZ members ages 5-12, by promoting conservation and engaging them with relevant projects that can be done at home.
Each month families can download a monthly guidebook full of fun facts and activities. Themed activities highlight the monthly message of nature and conservation, inspiring kids to really become heroes. Complete 8 out 12 months and get a prize! It’s time to take action!
DISCOUNTS on Education programs and classes: The Zoo Learning Center provides a unique setting for a variety of programs including overnights, camps, preschool activities and much more. All the Zoo's education programs focus on using the Zoo as a living classroom making learning fun!
FOTZ Early Mornings Join us Wednesday and Thursday mornings at 9AM for Members only early mornings!
FOTZ Member Exclusive Sneak Peak of Helzberg Penguin Plaza! Saturday, April 27 join us for a sneak peak at the all new Helzberg Penguin Plaza opening late fall 2013.
FOTZ Member Family Evenings Sunday, June 23 and Thursday, July 18