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City: Kronberg 61476
Federal State: Hesse

Size: 27 ha (67.5 acre)

Animals: 1600 animals of 220 species

Opened in 1956

This collection is mainly an animal park                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children
Playgrounds, pony riding, and much more

StreichelnPetting animals
Children's zoo

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Animal food sold

AttraktionenOther attractions
Nature trail, gardens

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

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

ServiceFacilities and restrictions for handicapped and babies
Partly toilets for handicapped, steep areas or steps

InfoShop and publications
Shop, guidebook

Dogs allowed (on a leash)

TermineEvents during the year
School holidays events, special events, and many more events throughout the year

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotsummer time 9:00 hrs. - 18:00 hrs., June - August 9:00 hrs. - 19:00 hrs. (Verbleib until dusk möglich)
 dotwinter 9:00 - 17:00 hrs.


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 15,5 €
 dotChildren (age 3 - 14): 8,5 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees for: Handicapped persons; groups discount rates, annual/season passes

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A3 exit Wiesbaden-Niederhausen, then B455 to Kronberg. Follow signs to the zoo, free parking

Anfahrt & By public transport: From the railway station Kronberg (city train nr.4 from Frankfurt) bus no. 261 in the direction of Falkenstein to bus stop Opel-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. Thomas Kauffels, Geschäftsführer
 dotDr. Martin Becker, stellv. Direktor. Dipl. Biol. Jörg Jebram, Kurator
 dotDr. Gerhard Grenz, Veterinär und 2. Vorstand


PostAddress: Königsteiner Straße 35, 61476 Kronberg, GERMANY
Operated by: von Opel Hessische Zoostiftung
Member of: DTG, EAZA, VdZ, WAZA

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