Friday, September 1, 2023

Kansas City Zoo

 Today we will feature the Kansas City Zoo.  The zoo is open year-round from 9:30 am to 4 pm on weekdays and 9:30 am to 5 pm on weekends. These summer hours are in effect March through October, and winter hours are 9:30 -4 daily November through February.

          The Kansas City Zoo is closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

          The Prices for 2023 are $25.00 for adults ages 12 and above, Senior Citizens $22.00, Children 3 to 11 $22.00, and Children under 2 are free.

          Group rates are available for parties of 20 plus.  Rides and transportation are available with handicapped access.

          The train $3.00 round trip, tram $2.00 one way, and Carousel $3.00 per ride and operates daily, weather permitting. African Sky Safari open daily, weather permitting, is $7.00 round trip. Gold wristbands are also available for $9.00 that provides unlimited rides on train, tram, and carousel.

The Kansas City historic Swope Park Zoo is located at 6800 Zoo Drive in Kansas City Missouri.  It is located just off I-435 and US 71 Highway. 

          For questions call 816-595-1234 or see them on the web at

          You can purchase discount tickets for the Kansas City Zoo at FM92 studios located at 800 East Nursery in Butler or by calling 660-679-4191.  Ticket also available on the Zoo website, tickets purchased online are “timed” tickets and need a reservation.