Penguins

Zoo admission, hours information

Updated: 2013-10-21T20:28:11Z

The Helzberg Penguin Plaza opens for Friends of the Zoo members at 8:30 a.m. Friday through Sunday and for the general public at 9:30 a.m.

• The zoo will open early, at 8 a.m., Friday through Sunday, for Friends of the Zoo members.

• Admission for Jackson and Clay county residents is $5 adults, $4.50 seniors, $4 children 3-11.

• Regular admission is $11.50 adults, $10.50 seniors, $8.50 children.

• The Kansas City Zoo is located in the heart of historic Swope Park at 6800 Zoo Drive.

• Phone: 816.513.5800

• Admission for Friends of the Zoo members is free.

• FOTZ members will have exclusive entry to the penguin exhibit from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, and 8-9:30 a.m. Nov. 2 with a free morning snack.

• More information: kansascityzoo.org, penguinscience.com

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