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Kansas City Zoo

The Kansas City Zoo is fresh off a huge year—the family favorite welcomed more than 1 million visitors in 2016 (a record) and shows no signs of slowing down. Get up close and personal with some of the world’s most exotic animals, including chimpanzees, penguins, orangutans, a polar bear and 1,700 other creatures of all shapes and sizes.

More to Know

  • The Kansas City Zoo just had its biggest year yet. Plan your next visit and see why more than 1 million people visited the perennial family-friendly attraction in 2016.
  • Get to know Berlin the polar bear, say hi to several primate babies (chimps, a gorilla and an orangutan) and observe penguins—always a hit—in their natural habitat.
  • With more than 1,700 creatures in all, every visit is a unique exploration of nature and the world around us.
  • From the African Sky Safari to the Endangered Species Carousel, there’s no shortage of unique ways to get from here to there in one of America’s favorite zoos.
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