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Friends of The Zoo Membership

Enjoy free admission to the Kansas City Zoo as well as discounted admission at 150+ partner zoos and aquariums. See the reciprocal zoo list for an alphabetic listing by state of participating zoos and aquariums.

Our Corporate Membership program partners the Zoo with companies interested in both supporting the Zoo and providing a discounted rate on FOTZ Memberships to their employees.  Check out corporate FOTZ benefits and discounts.

2016 Memberships expire March 31, 2017.

Free admission for children two and under

Individual +

Basic $64

Jackson/Clay County residents $29

1 adult

1 guest

10% off food and beverage

10% off gift shop

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Rides $109

Jackson/Clay County residents $79

1 adult

1 guest

Unlimited rides

20% off food and beverage

20% off gift shop

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Family

Basic $99

Jackson/Clay County residents $49

2 Adults

Any dependents under 18

10% off food and beverage

10% off gift shop

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Rides $169

Jackson/Clay County residents $109

2 adults

Any dependents under 18

Unlimited rides

20% Off food and beverage

20% off gift shop

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Sustaining

Basic $149

Jackson/Clay County residents $75

2 Adults

Any dependents under 18

10% off food and beverage

10% off gift shop

Gorilla T-shirt

5 extra tickets

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Rides $269

Jackson/Clay County residents $195

2 Adults

Any dependents under 18

Unlimited rides

20% off food and beverage

20% off gift shop

Gorilla T-shirt

5 extra tickets

5 free ride wristbands

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Your membership is tax deductible!

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Premium Memberships

All premium memberships include a base of the "Family Rides" membership.

Gorilla Adventurer

Member Plan $500

6 extra tickets

6 free ride wristbands

2 tickets for Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too

Early enrollment for summer camp

Invitation to Lion's Pride Society events

$100 off facility rental fees (one time only)

Invitation to join 1909 Lion's Pride Society

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Elephant Conservationist

Member Plan $1000

12 extra Tickets

12 free ride wristbands

4 tickets for Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too

4 tickets for Kiss & Tail

Invitation to Lion's Pride Society events

$250 off facility rental fees (one time only)

VIP golf cart tour for 4

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Penguin Patron

Member Plan $2500

18 Extra Tickets

18 Free Ride Wristbands

4 Tickets for Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too

4 Tickets for Kiss & Tail

Invitation to Lion's Pride Society Events

Recognition in Zoo's Quarterly Newsletter

10% Discount on Facility Rental Fees

$250 Off Facility Rental Fees (one time only)

VIP Golf Cart Tour for 4

VIP Safari and Tour Before Zoo Opens

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Give a Gift

If you'd like to purchase a membership for a friend and you have all their account information, you can purchase that here.

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Gift Certificate

If you'd like to purchase a membership for a friend and you DO NOT have their account information, you can select one of our gift certificates for a specific dollar amount here.

Gift Certificate

Membership ID

If you lost your membership card or do not have it with you, you can request your membership ID here. Your membership ID can be used to obtain the perks of your plan.

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