Living Classroom | The Topeka Zoo

Living Classroom

The Gary K. Clarke Education Center has transformed into a Living Classroom and is now open daily from 10am to 4pm.  Complete with hands on, interactive displays, live animals, floor to ceiling murals and a Ranger Station, the Living Classroom will be a highlight of your Topeka Zoo experience.

The Gary K Clarke Living Classroom is open all year and is available to guests unless it’s reserved for programming, events, meetings, or other private engagements. If you’re interested in reserving the room, contact 785-368-0172 or email

The animals in this area include:

  • Screech Owls
  • Several snake and lizard species
  • Frogs
  • Turtles
  • and MORE!