Zoo Closes at 4PM

Beginning November 16, the Zoo will close at 4p to prepare for Zoo Lights. The Last ticket will be sold at 3:30pm.




Zoo Lights has begun!

Ring in the Holiday season with Zoo Lights Presented by Evergy, Topeka Zoo's newest holiday tradition returning for its third year. Members of the Zoo enjoy a $2 discount!

Get Tickets NOW!


Giraffe & Friends Grand Opening march 10!

Go on an African Safari right here in Topeka with the opening of our newest and largest exhibit yet!

Learn More about Giraffe & Friends here!


Udara is getting older and starting to become quite the little star here at the zoo. Keep up with all her shenanigans and watch her grow!

Follow along for the journey!


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1 day 13 hours ago

The forecast is calling for a little precipitation this evening, but you don't want to miss out on this one-night-only event!🦌 We plan on staying

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2 days 13 hours ago

With some help from our friends at Capitol Federal we're adding an extra special day to our calen-DEER! Put on your antlers and festive hats

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2 days 16 hours ago

All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth! 🦷🎄Udara officially turns 7 months old today and is sporting a whopping 8 teeth! Here's

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3 days 12 hours ago

WHICH TEAM WILL WIN? ⚾🏈🏀 December isn't just a time to show off your Christmas spirit. 🎄 Show off your TEAM spirit with TONIGHT'S night's

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3 days 16 hours ago

The zoo that has reproduced the most critically endangered Sumatran tigers over the last ten years is about to be tigerless. 😲 This week, the

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4 days 14 hours ago

It's Monday, so that means back to work. 😅Looks like Albert would rather engage in water cooler conversation!

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4 days 16 hours ago

December isn't just a time to show off your Christmas spirit. 🎄 Show off your TEAM spirit with tomorrow night's theme: College & Favorite Team

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6 days 16 hours ago

We're TURTLE-y* excited that it's finally the weekend! 🐢

*This is actually a tortoise. Please ignore that for the sake of the joke. 😅

📸: Keeper Anastasia

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1 week 14 hours ago

First, they're sour... then they're sweet 🍭

But we'd be LION if we said we didn't love them all the time! 🦁

See news on our facebook page here.

The Zoo This Month

Today's Hours

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