Plan Your Visit

Admission Rates

Adults - $9.75

Seniors (ages 65 and over) - $8.75

Children (ages 3 to 12) - $8.25

Children 2 and under - Free

Friends of Topeka Zoo (FOTZ) members -  Free
*with membership card and photo ID*

Zoo tickets are non-refundable*

Zoo Map

2023 Topeka Zoo Map

Hours of Operation

9 am to 5 pm

Open daily

No admission after 4:30 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.


635 SW Gage Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66606

Parking is free

No pets allowed - See service animal info below

Strollers and Wagons

Strollers ($6.00), Double Strollers ($8.00), Wagons ($8.00), Wheelchairs ($10.00) and ECV ($25.00) may be rented at the front gate. Tax not included.

Rentals cannot be reserved. 

Service Animals

Fully-trained service animals are welcome at the Topeka Zoo.

Animals whose sole function is to provide comfort or emotional support and therapy dogs that provide a service to others do not qualify as service animals under the ADA.

View our full policy regarding service animals at the zoo, here.

More to do at the zoo!


Topeka Zoo Guide to Enjoying Your Next Visit

1. Please consider pre-purchasing your tickets or purchase a membership online. This will accelerate your entrance and minimize contact between individuals. Purchase here: 
Note: To receive a reciprocal discount on tickets, the transaction must be done in person with your card and ID.
2. Be courteous to guests and staff. Please take turns at viewing windows.
3. Review our Map and Zoo News to navigate the zoo and learn about what's going on at the Zoo.
4. For the safety of our animals, guests, and staff if you do not feel well, please stay home.

Shop Zoo

Shop Zoo, located inside the Topeka Zoo, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day the Zoo is open.

Topeka Zoo members receive a 10% discount on all in-store gift shop purchases. Topeka Zoo gift cards are available also.


Gift Shop at Topeka Zoo
Sunflower's Giraffe

Sunflower's Cafe & Grill 

Sunflower's Cafe & Grill is open seasonally, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm. Come enjoy classics like pretzels, popcorn, and ice cream as well as new delicious options such as tacos, cheeseburgers, pizza, and salads! There are several picnic tables in the area that showcase a nice view of our giraffe family.

  • Soft drinks are also available for purchase at Shop Zoo, Sunflower's,
    and vending machines located around the zoo
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