Plan Your Visit

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Admission Information

  • Admission is a suggested donation of $2 per person or $5 per family.
  • Open daily 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
  • Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
  • Wagons and strollers are available to rent for $2
  • Our zoo is completely accessible; a wheelchair is available for guest use (free of charge) on a first come basis
Hutchinson Zoo
Prairie Thunder Railroad

All Aboard the Prairie Thunder Railroad

Train Tickets:

  • Adults - $3.00 
  • Children under 12 - $2.00 
  • Age 2 and under - free with paid adult
  • Seniors 65 and up - $2.00

Please call the Gift Shop at 620.694.2672 for the daily schedule.

Friends of the Zoo Gift Shop

Need train tickets, a snack, or a souvenir during your visit to the Zoo? Be sure to visit the Zoo Gift Shop!


  • Monday through Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. 
  • Sundays: 1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Check out our wide selection of gifts, apparel, books, and jewelry. Memberships and event information are also available.

Zoo Gift Store
Party Favor

Rental Information

Tired of Boring Parties? Rent the Hutchinson Zoo for Your Next Event!

Find out how to host your next party, meeting or wedding at the Hutchinson Zoo!