Hours, Location & Parking

Current Zoo Hours


Monday-Friday
9:30 am - 4 pm

Saturday-Sunday
9:30 am - 5 pm

Zoo Location

6800 Zoo Drive
Kansas City, MO 64132

The Kansas City Zoo is located in historic Swope Park with easy access from I-435 and 71 Highway. We're just minutes from downtown, the Country Club Plaza, and surrounding metro cities.

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Seasonal Hours & More

March - October

Monday-Friday
9:30 am - 4 pm

Saturday-Sunday
9:30 am - 5 pm

November - February

Open Daily
9:30 am - 4 pm

Closed On:

New Years Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Day

Parking

  • Parking is always FREE and convenient.
  • A drop-off zone is available directly in front of the Zoo’s admission area.
  • Parking is available in the Mane parking lot or adjacent Zebra and Cheetah parking lots.
  • Handicapped parking is available in all lots.
  • School groups, please refer to your reservation details for parking instructions.

Ride KC Bus Service to the Zoo

The #18 Indiana bus stops at the front entrance of the Zoo seven days a week during normal hours of operation.

Find more information about bus schedules on the RideKC.org website.

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