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City: Heidelberg 69120
Federal State: Baden-Württemberg

Size: 12 ha (30 acre)

Animals: 1980 animals of 160 species

Opened in 1934

This collection is mainly a zoo                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children
Playground, playgrounds

StreichelnPetting animals
Petting enclosure

TiershowsTalks & shows
Feeding talks

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
Several offers, birthday arrangements, education department

EssenEat & drink
Kiosk, restaurant, café
(this information may also refer to facilities nearby)

ServiceFacilities and restrictions for handicapped and babies
Baby changing room

InfoShop and publications
Shop, guidebook, journal

Dogs allowed (on a leash), entrance fee for dogs

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

HippSpecial hints
Friends of the Zoo associaton

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotApril until September 9 - 19 hrs.
 dotOctober and March 9 - 18 hrs.. November until February 9 - 17 hrs.


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 11,8 €
 dotChildren (age 3 - 17): 5,5 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees for: Pupils / high school students, students, handicapped persons; groups discount rates, annual/season passes

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A5 to Kreuz Heidelberg, A656 in the direction of Heidelberg, signposted in the city. car parks

Anfahrt & By public transport: Bus no. 32 from the main railway station and town center to the 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. med. vet. Klaus Wünnemann, Direktor
 dotFrank-Dieter Heck, kaufmänn. Geschäftsführer
 dotDipl.-Biol. Sandra Reichler-Danielowski, Wiss. Assistentin und Kuratorin. Eric Diener, Kurator


PostAddress: Tiergartenstraße 3, 69120 Heidelberg, GERMANY
Operated by: gGmbH (Stadt 98%)
Member of: EAZA, VdZ, WAZA

MailE-mail: zooinfo@heidelberg.de
WebWebsite: http://www.zoo-heidelberg.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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