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City: Nordhorn 48531
Federal State: Lower Saxony

Size: 12 ha (30 acre)

Animals: 2063 animals of 103 species

Opened in 1950

This collection is mainly an animal park                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children

StreichelnPetting animals
Children's zoo, petting enclosure

TiershowsTalks & shows
Feeding talks: seals/pinnipeds, monkeys, wolves

AttraktionenOther attractions
Farmyard, museum, exhibitions, gardens

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
On prior arrangement / reservation, education department

EssenEat & drink
Snacks, kiosk, restaurant
(this information may also refer to facilities nearby)

ServiceFacilities and restrictions for handicapped and babies
Toilets for handicapped

InfoShop and publications
Shop, guidebook

Dogs allowed (on a leash)

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotsummer: every day 9 - 19 hrs., admission until 18 hrs.
 dotwinter: 9 - 17 hrs., admission until one hour before closing time


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 10,5 €
 dotChildren (age 4 - 16): 6,5 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees; groups discount rates, annual/season passes

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A30 exit Nordhorn/ Bad Bentheim, B403 in the direction of city/Lingen to exit Tierpark. Signposted. Free parking.

Anfahrt & By public transport: No public transport to the zoo

Aerial view and map at maps.google, in new window
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Staff & contact information

Persons in charge:
 dotDr. Nils Kramer, Direktor
 dotDr. med. vet. Hermann Kramer, Zoologischer Leiter, Prokurist
 dotDr. med. vet. Heike Weber, Zootierärztin, Kuratorin. Dr. Dirk Wewers, Kurator. Ina Deiting, Zooschule, Öffentlichkeitsarbeit


PostAddress: Heseper Weg 110, 48531 Nordhorn, GERMANY
Postal address:Postadresse: Tierpark Nordhorn gGmbH, Heseper Weg 140, 48531 Nordhorn
Operated by: gemeinnützige GmbH, Gesellschafter: Stadt Nordhorn (50%) und Landkreis Grafschaft Bentheim (50%)
Member of: DTG, EAZA, GEH, VdZ, WAZA, Arche-Park GEH

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