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Topeka Zoological Park

#10 of 52 things to do in Topeka Features Animals
635 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka, KS 66606-2066
+1 785-368-9180
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The zoo provides a well rounded collection of animals. Gorillas, lions, apes, bears, hippos, and... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2015
Topeka, Kansas
via mobile
Just another zoo.

Wasn't very impressed with this zoo. But my 4 year old loved it just the same. Probably won't be... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2015
via mobile
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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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635 SW Gage Blvd, Topeka, KS 66606-2066
+1 785-368-9180
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Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

The zoo provides a well rounded collection of animals. Gorillas, lions, apes, bears, hippos, and giraffes are easily seen. The Geodesic Tropical Dome is warm and full of surprises. Buying a family membership is worth it.

1  Thank DIANE T
Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

Wasn't very impressed with this zoo. But my 4 year old loved it just the same. Probably won't be back but at least we can check it off the list

1  Thank inaudiblezeal30
Reviewed 25 March 2015

This is a nice zoo. Not huge, but they have just about everything one expects to see. Giraffe feeding indoors is cool. Rainforest was nice. The main thing missing was reptiles and snakes. Super cheap to get in!

Thank Kimberly L
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Our family knows this zoo like the back of our hands. We visit frequently and love the staff. They take time to educate and visit with us and they obviously care a great deal for the animals. Overall the zoo does feel a bit cramped...More

Thank Summer L
Reviewed 25 March 2015

For a small zoo, this is a great afternoon for families. It is not huge, able to be covered in a short time, keeps little one's attention and is very reasonably priced

Thank dfabfive
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I have young kids so of course they will enjoy the zoo. It's a good way to spend the afternoon. The zoo is a little small but the admission is great. I always enjoy going around Halloween because you can trick or treat! The train...More

Thank Bprice256
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The kids loved feeding the giraffes. The gift shop has many items priced in all ranges. Everyone was able to leave with a souvenir. There are many places to take pictures and learning opportunities for the kids. While it isn't the largest zoo they have...More

2  Thank Ginger M
Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

The Topeka zoo has gone downhill over the years. Maybe I've just gotten older. But the animals in there have never seemed to do much. I've been to other zoo at many different times throughout the day and the animals there seem to be much...More

2  Thank Alvo11
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Excellent.it is very well-kept and the kids had a great time you get to see the animals closer up then you would elsewhere the birds were amazing

1  Thank Akarsh K
Reviewed 18 February 2015

The zoo is very small great for small children but missing a lot of things that make a zoo great. There is a very limited amount of animals to view and the conditions are not the greatest.

Thank Audrey66605
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