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Kansas City Zoological Park
There's always something new happening at Kansas City Zoological Park. An extensive renovation program, in the 1990s, added $71 million worth of improvement,s doubled the zoo's area and tripled its... Read More
There's always something new happening at Kansas City Zoological Park. An extensive renovation program, in the 1990s, added $71 million worth of improvement,s doubled the zoo's area and tripled its animal population. Opened in 2015, the new Penguin Plaza was an immediate hit with kids of all ages; and, in spring 2016, two koalas from the San Diego Zoo arrived for a 'summer visit.' Explore the wild Australian outback, the Kenyan savannah, or the deepest, darkest Congolese jungle, at this state-of-the-art complex - where more than 200 acres house more than 1,500 animals that include apes, elephants, birds of prey, and numerous big cats.
- Daily 9:30am-4pm
- Adult $10.50; Senior (55+) $9.50; Child (3-11) $7
- Best Attractions & Activities: "Bring quarters for the 'food machines,' so you can feed sheep, goats, koi fish and more. There's a lot of walking at this beautiful zoo but golf cart tours are also available with advance reservations."
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Beautiful surroundings, engaging animals and professional, knowledgeable employees make this a great place for a family outing.