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Kansas City Zoo

Recreation / Botanical Gardens and Zoos

6800 Zoo Dr,
Kansas City, MO 64132

(816) 595-1234

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Kansas City Zoo is a 202 acres zoo founded in 1909. It is located in Swope Park at 6800 Zoo Drive Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States. The zoo has a Friends of the Zoo program. 

The mission of the Kansas City Zoo is to conserve and provide access to wildlife to entertain and educate our visitors in order to instill a respect for nature. This will be accomplished by: Offering outstanding, year-round, affordable, high quality guest experiences Demonstrating the diversity of wildlife Enhancing the care and survival of wildlife through research, education and conservation Operating a financially sound zoological park Offering our employees a fun, rewarding work environment Contributing to the cultural life of the Kansas City Community and region Achieving full community support

Business Hours

Monday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM