Field Trips | Kansas City Zoo

Field Trips

Zoological District Field Trips

Schools within the Zoological District (Jackson or Clay Counties in Missouri) receive free admission with an advance reservation once per school year.  One chaperone per 10 students is required.

General Field Trip Zoo Admission

For reservations made in 2016, cost is $6.00 per student. One chaperone per 10 students is required. These chaperones receive free admission. Additional chaperones receive student pricing. Chaperones must accompany students of any age throughout the Zoo.

Field trips may be reserved anytime during normal Zoo operating hours, 9:30 am – 4 pm 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.

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Field Trip Checklist & Guide


To schedule a program or for more information, please call 816.595.1765 or email