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Admission Information

  • Admission is free with a suggested donation of $2 per person
  • 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 - $1.50 
  • Children under 12 - $1 
  • Age 2 and under - free with paid adult
  • Groups of 20 - $1 each
  • Seniors 65 and up - $1

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!

Hours

  • 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!