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Today's Hours

9:00AM - 5:00PM

We are Open! 

In consideration of the health of our guests, staff, and animals; we will be following guidelines listed on our website here: https://topekazoo.org/covid-19-updates/

Brew at the Zoo

The 9th Annual Brew at the Zoo features 125+ beer tastings locally and from all around the country. Tons of entertainment as well as food available to purchase from local food trucks.

A limited number of VIP tickets include entry into a VIP Party from 4:45 - 6:00 pm featuring: dinner sponsored by Hy-Vee Catering, beer sponsored by Standard Beverage Company, a souvenir gift, and early entry in the main event 10 minutes early.



We have come to cherish the kind notes from individuals about why they are continuing to support. Tell us why you #LoveYourZoo through our social media channels, by mailing us letters, or by sending emails to meganb@fotz.org.

Tiger, Patas Monkey and Giraffe Cams

Thanks to KTWU, enjoy live cameras of our Sumatran Tigers, Patas Monkeys, and Giraffes! Watch Now

23 hours ago


After evaluating the wellness concerns and the number of changes we had already made to the event to stay within the county guidelines, it is with a heavy heart ... See more

1 day ago

Our staff at the Topeka Zoo wear masks to protect our fellow coworkers, our animals, and each of you - our guests that we get to see each day. During this time with Resolution No. 2020-44 regarding ... See more

3 days ago
KBS Constructors

Opening this August. We cannot wait for you to see this stunning space.

Every little detail matters, as we work hard to finsh this Topeka Zoo project. The end result of the hard work is a project worth being proud of. Great work KBS Team & GLMV Architecture, Inc.

4 days ago

Happy 150th Anniversary to Kaw Valley Bank AND the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library!!! 🎉 We are celebrating this Sunday, July 12th at the Topeka Zoo.🦒

Thank you to Kaw Valley Bank for ... See more

5 days ago
Photos from Topeka Zoo's post

Avana is now a little over a month old and is growing quickly! She is spending more and more time out of the nest box as mom, Cleo, allows and is starting to eat some of her fruits and veggies 🙂 We ... See more

1 week ago
Photos from Topeka Zoo's post

Happy Independence Day! Our American Pronghorn Antelope sure are getting in the spirit!!🤩🇺🇸 We are open so make sure you come visit us before your evening festivities!🎆🎆 #bornintheusa ... See more

1 week ago

We know it’s not CATurday but this video is too fun to wait until tomorrow to post! The Lions got an old Hippo toy and we think it’s a hit!

Our Lions are geriatric. Asante and Zuri are 16 years ... See more

1 week ago
Timeline Photos

Mid-week feels. #sleepylion 📸: Amy Swift Thompson

1 week ago

As June comes to an end, it's a good time to remember that people are as diverse as the species we care for. We are a zoo for all.

📷: Megan Burns

1 week ago

The Orangutans had a blast with our Zoo Keepers old shoes!

Our Animal Care staff gets creative with enrichment to ensure our animals are mentally stimulated. We think the shoes were a big hit! ... See more

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