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City: Gelsenkirchen 45889
Federal State: North Rhine-Westphalia

Size: 30 ha (75 acre)

Animals: 825 animals of 100 species

Opened in 1949

This collection is mainly a zoo                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children
Playground, playgrounds

StreichelnPetting animals
Children's zoo

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Not allowed

TiershowsTalks & shows
Feeding talks: seals/pinnipeds, polar bears

AttraktionenOther attractions
Boat rental

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
On prior arrangement / reservation, for (school) groups, birthday arrangements, education department

EssenEat & drink
(this information may also refer to facilities nearby)

ServiceFacilities and restrictions for handicapped and babies
Handicapped and wheelchair accessible

InfoShop and publications
Shop, guidebook

Dogs allowed, entrance fee for dogs

TermineEvents during the year
Special events, and many more events throughout the year

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotApril until September 9:00 - 18:30 hrs. (admission until 17:30 hrs.)
 dotOctober and March 9 - 18 hrs. (admission until 17 hrs.)


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 21,5 €
 dotChildren (age 4 - 12): 14 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees for: Senior citizens, pupils / high school students, students, handicapped persons; family admission rates, groups discount rates
 dotIn winter reduced fees

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A42 exit Gelsenkirchen-Bismarck, signposted, car parks (fee)

Anfahrt & By public transport: From Gelsenkirchen main station underground no. 301 to the zoo. Or train station ´Gelsenkirchen Zoo´

Aerial view and map at maps.google, in new window
(for street map, click there on map and zoom out)

Staff & contact information

Persons in charge:
 dotDr. Hendrik Berendson, Leiter
 dotDr. Jörg Plischka, Prokurist
 dotNataly Naeschke, Sprecherin


PostAddress: Bleckstraße 64, 45889 Gelsenkirchen, GERMANY
Operated by: GEW - Gesellschaft für Energie und Wirtschaft mbH
Member of: EAZA, VdZ, WAZA

MailE-mail: info@zoom-erlebniswelt.de
WebWebsite: http://www.zoom-erlebniswelt.de

* Please note: Most information given about the zoos is derived from our zoo database in German language by parsing keywords or auto-translation. While this works very well with most data, in some cases it might result in odd translation or missing additional details. You might want to have a look at the german German version for control and additional information.

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