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Zoologischer Garten

City: Schwerin 19061
Federal State: Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Size: 25 ha (62.5 acre)

Animals: 2400 animals of 154 species

Opened in 1956

This collection is mainly a zoo                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children

StreichelnPetting animals
Petting enclosure, children's farmyard

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Allowed at some animals, animal food sold

TiershowsTalks & shows
Feeding talks: penguins, lions, monkeys, wild boars, otters, bears

AttraktionenOther attractions

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
On prior arrangement / reservation

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

ServiceFacilities and restrictions for handicapped and babies
Baby changing room

InfoShop and publications
Shop, guidebook, journal, annual report

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

TermineEvents during the year
Summer festival, exhibitions

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotApril until mid October 9 - 17 hrs., on weekends/holidays until 18 hrs.
 dotIn winter 10 - 16 hrs. (February, March) or 15 hrs. (November, December)


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 12 €
 dotChildren (age 3 - 17): 6 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees; groups discount rates, annual/season passes
 dotIn winter reduced fees

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A261 / B321 in the direction of the suburb Großer Dreesch in the south of Schwerin, signposted. Parking fee.

Anfahrt & By public transport: From the city center tram no. 1 and 2

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. Tim Schikora, Direktor
 dotSabrina Höft, Julia Gottschlich, Kuratorinnen


PostAddress: Waldschulweg 1, 19061 Schwerin, GERMANY
Operated by: Zoo Schwerin gGmbH
Member of: EAZA, ITMV, VdZ

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