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Zoologischer Garten

City: Saarbrücken 66121
Federal State: Saarland

Size: 12 ha (30 acre)

Animals: 1200 animals of 140 species

Opened in 1950

This collection is mainly a zoo                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children

StreichelnPetting animals
Children's zoo, goats

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Not allowed

TiershowsTalks & shows
Feeding talks: seals/pinnipeds, penguins, piranhas

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
On prior arrangement / reservation

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

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

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

TermineEvents during the year
Childrens festival

HippSpecial hints
Birthday arrangements

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotsummer (March until October) 8:30 - 18:00 hrs.
 dotwinter (November until February) 9:00 - 17:00 hrs.. Entrancenschluss one hour before closing time


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 8 €
 dotChildren (age 5 - 18): 4 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees for: Pupils / high school students; groups discount rates, annual/season passes

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A6 exit Bismarck- or Wilhelm-Heinrich-Brücke, or A620, signposted. Free parking

Anfahrt & By public transport: Train to Saarbrücken Ost, then ca. 15 min. walking to the Zoo. Or bus no. 107, 105

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. Richard Francke, Zoodirektor
 dotWilhelm Brixius, Kaufmännischer Direktor
 dotHarald Weisgerber, Zooinspektor


PostAddress: Graf-Stauffenberg-Straße, 66121 Saarbrücken, GERMANY
Operated by: Landeshauptstadt Saarbrücken
Member of: EAZA, VdZ

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