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Topeka Zoological Park

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635 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka, KS 66606-2066
+1 785-368-9180
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Very small and not fun for my children.

The zoo was extremely small and the cost was not worth what you seen. I found the place to have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
perkins318595
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West Milton, Ohio
A Morning's Worth of Fun

For locals looking for an inexpensive family-friendly outing, I highly recommend the Topeka Zoo... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
MunchettaB
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Topeka, Kansas
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Continuously updating and expanding its exhibits, this small but nationally recognized zoo features nearly 400 animals, a tropical rain forest, children's zoo, carousel and train that circles the park.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“nice zoo” (19 reviews)
“black beans” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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635 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka, KS 66606-2066
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+1 785-368-9180
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"nice zoo"
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"black beans"
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"tropical rainforest"
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"rain forest exhibit"
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"small town"
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"few hours"
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"under construction"
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"gift shop"
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"rose garden"
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"zoos"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The zoo was extremely small and the cost was not worth what you seen. I found the place to have little animals and even less interaction for kids. After about 20 min of being at the zoo we had already seen all the animals and...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

For locals looking for an inexpensive family-friendly outing, I highly recommend the Topeka Zoo. You can see every exhibit within three hours and are never far from what you need. They house an impressive number of native Kansas animals and are expanding their African exhibit...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This zoo is small but nice. Its small size makes is less expensive and quicker trip than most zoos. They also have some great events here. It's worth multiple trips for locals or people in surrounding rural areas, but not worth traveling for.

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

What a fun place to go with friends and family for an afternoon. Not terribly expensive to get in, and has a lot to offer considering the smaller size. From what I hear, numerous expansions are currently happening and will continue to happen in the...More

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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Very nice and compact zoo. The customer service is excellent and very informative. They have weekly feeding for the animals where the kids can join and have fun. A nice for around one hour to 40 mins. Stroller friendly and of course for all the...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

They just recently added new animals like a baby Sloth, and few others. My five year old loved it. We will probably return again over the summer.

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

I've been to the Topeka Zoo several times over the years. It used to be called "The world famous Topeka Zoo". I love all creatures but the best place in the zoo is the RainForest. The other attractions are ok - I liked the gorilla...More

Thank Lorrie B
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

The zoo is undergoing expansion so several animals have been loaned out to other zoos. This is a place to visit when it is nice outside. There is a tropical rain forest that is, naturally, humid and filled with birds, an insect exhibit (didn't visit)...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

See, I don't much care zoos. I would prefer animals thriving naturaslly. That useless dream aside, this is a fine zoo for a town the size of Topeka. The fact that it is not enormous is part of its appeal. You can actually see it...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2017

A basic small town mid sized. A little hard to find between the road construction and being located in a city park. Construction going on in the zoo as well as they are adding on.A nice collection of animals including Elephants,birds,insects and Bears. Worth a...More

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