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Field Trips

Bring the animal kingdom to life for your class with a field trip to the Zoo. Please read the following to book your next field trip with ease. Book your Zoo adventure now.

Zoological District School Class Trip to the Zoo

Schools within the Zoological District (Jackson or Clay County, Missouri) admission if free with an advance reservation.  One chaperone per 10 students are required.

Field Trip Zoo Admission

Field Trips are $5 per student with an advance reservation. One chaperone per 10 students are required and receive complimentary admission.

Available During Regular Zoo Hours

Field trips may be reserved anytime during normal Zoo operating hours, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily. Reservations must be made in advance. Please be aware that the peak season for field trips is April through May. We encourage earlier booking to ensure your reservation.

Chaperone Policy

One adult chaperone for every 10 students is required and receives free admission. Chaperones must accompany students of any age throughout the Zoo.


If you have already booked your field trip and would like to review our information and policies, please click here.


To schedule a program or for more information, please call (816) 595-1765 or email education@fotzkc.org.




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