Plan Your Visit

Admission Rates

Adults - $8.75

Seniors (ages 65 and over) - $7.75

Children (ages 3 to 12) - $7.25

Children 2 and under - Free

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

Zoo tickets are non-refundable*

Parking is free

No pets allowed

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.

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.

Starting November 19, Zoo will close at 4pm for Zoo Lights.



635 SW Gage Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66606

Zoo Map


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 guests, staff, and animals, if you do not feel well, please stay home.
Gift Shop at Topeka Zoo

Leopard Spot Gift Shop

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

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



Cafe TOZO is open seasonally. Fountain drinks and the full menu are available for purchase. There are several picnic tables in the concessions area that showcase a nice view of our giraffe family.

  • Soft drinks are also available for purchase at the Leopard Spot Gift Shop and vending machines are located around the zoo.
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