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Zoologischer Garten

City: Krefeld 47800
Federal State: North Rhine-Westphalia

Size: 14 ha (35 acre)

Animals: 1200 animals of 200 species

Opened in 1938

This collection is mainly a zoo                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children

StreichelnPetting animals
Children's zoo

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Not allowed

TiershowsTalks & shows
Feeding talks: seals/pinnipeds, penguins

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
On prior arrangement / reservation, also on special themes

EssenEat & drink
Restaurant, picnic site
(this information may also refer to facilities nearby)

ServiceFacilities and restrictions for handicapped and babies
Toilets for handicapped

InfoShop and publications

Dogs allowed (on a leash)

TermineEvents during the year
Special events, family day, exhibitions

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotApril until September 8:00 - 19:00 hrs., Entrancenschluss 17:30 hrs.
 dotNovember until February 9:00 - 17:00 hrs., October and March 9:00 - 18:00 hrs., Entrancenschluss 16:30 hrs.


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 11,5 €
 dotChildren (age 3 - 18): 5,5 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees; family admission rates, annual/season passes

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A57 exit Krefeld-Zentrum. signposted.

Anfahrt & By public transport: tram no. 42 and 43 from the main railway station 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. Wolfgang Dreßen, Direktor
 dotFrank Rusch, kaufmännischer Leiter
 dotDipl.-Biol. Cornelia Bernhardt, wiss. Mitarbeiterin


PostAddress: Uerdinger Straße 377, 47800 Krefeld, GERMANY
Operated by: Zoo Krefeld gGmbH (Stadt Krefeld + Zoofreunde Krefeld)
Member of: EAZA, VdZ, WAZA

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