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Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten Wilhelma

City: Stuttgart 70376
Federal State: Baden-Württemberg

Size: 30 ha (75 acre)

Animals: 10300 animals of 1210 species

Opened in 1953

This collection is mainly a zoo                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children

StreichelnPetting animals
Petting enclosure, children's farmyard

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Food automats

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

AttraktionenOther attractions

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

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

InfoShop and publications
Shop, guidebook

Dogs not allowed

TermineEvents during the year

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotIn summer season Entrance ´Haupteingang´ from 8:15 hrs., Entrance ´Obere Entrance´ from 9 hrs., Entrance ´Pragstraße´ from 10 hrs. open (nur an on Sundays and on Holidaysen nach Bedarf), admission max. until 18 hrs.
 dotNovember until February Entrance ´Haupteingang´ 8:15 - 16 hrs., Entrance ´Obere Entrance´ 9 - 16 hrs. (nur während der Schulferien sowie on weekendsn and holidays), Entrance ´Pragstraße´ 10 - 16 hrs. (an on Sundays and on Holidaysen nach Bedarf)


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 19 €
 dotChildren (age 6 - 17): 8 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees; family admission rates, groups discount rates

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: Appoach via B10 and B4 (signposted). parking garage. On weekends P&R strongly adviced

Anfahrt & By public transport: From main railway station city train 13 + 14, buses no. 52, 55, 56. Or 30 min. walking from city center through Schlossgarten.

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

Persons in charge:
 dotDr. Thomas Kölpin, Direktor
 dotVolker Heß, Verwaltungschef, stellvertr. Direktor


PostAddress: Wilhelma 13, 70376 Stuttgart, GERMANY
Postal address:Postadresse: Postfach 50 12 27, 70342 Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt
Operated by: Land Baden-Württemberg
Member of: EAZA, VBG, VdZ, WAZA, Arche-Park GEH

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