About FOTZ | The Topeka Zoo

About FOTZ

Join the wildest club in town! Friends of the Topeka Zoo (FOTZ) memberships are an affordable way to visit the Topeka Zoo as often as like. Members receive free admission to the Topeka Zoo year-round, as well as free or discounted admission to participating zoos around the country.



Benefits of membership

  • Free admission to the Topeka Zoo all year long
  • Free or discounted admission to reciprocal zoos around the country
  • Subscription to our quarterly Zooreka magazine
  • Monthly e-updates about upcoming events and the latest Zoo news
  • Invitations to member-only events, such as sneak peeks at new exhibits
  • Express admission to Boo at the Zoo event
  • 10% discount on all purchases in the Leopard Spot Gift Shop
  • Discount on education camps
  • $10 off Zoo birthday party package prices

Membership rules

  • FOTZ memberships are valid for one year from the date of purchase.
  • Members must present their membership card and a photo ID at the front gate for free admission.
  • Membership fees less $29 are tax deductible as allowed by law.
  • If you have any additional questions about membership rules, please contact FOTZ at 785-272-7595 or fotz@fotz.org.

More Membership Information

Do the math: A family of five (two adults, three children) would pay $24.25 for one-time admission at the gate. For $50, a family of five can visit the Topeka Zoo every day of the year.