TiergartenCity: Bernburg 06406
Federal State: Saxony-Anhalt
Size: 8,5 ha (21.25 acre)
Animals: 1010 animals of 125 species
Opened in 1909
This collection is mainly an animal park
Short descriptionBernburg animal park is situated directly at the river Saale.
It shows animals from five continents, especially hooves.
Indigenous animals are e.g. game, lynx, foxes, wild cats, several species of owls, wisent, raccoons and wild horses.
Domestic animals like ponies, cattle, goats and sheep are shown too.
Exotic animals are presented as well: zebras, porcupines, cangaroos, camels, emus and vervet monkeys.
The three brown bears have a great open enclosure, where they are mixed with wolves.
The Africa house occupies unusual mammals like dwarf mongoose, short-eared elephant shrew and rock hyrax, reptiles, amphibians, fish, invertebrates and the walk-through exhibit with ring-tailed lemurs.
An America House and the planned Australia display are signs of the new division of the park in continents.
The animal park is involved in conservation and a partner of the Stiftung Artenschutz.
Attractions & Services *
|Feeding by visitors|
Animal food sold
|Eat & drink|
Beer garden, tavern
(this information may also refer to facilities nearby)
Dogs allowed (on a leash), entrance fee for dogs
|Events during the year|
Opening hours & entrance fees *
| ||April until October: 9 – 18 hrs.|
| ||March 9 – 17 hrs., November until February 10 – 16 hrs.|
| ||Adults: 4,50 €|
| ||Children (age 3 – 14): 2,50 €|
| ||Concessions/reduced admission fees; family admission rates|
How to get there
|By car: A14 exit Bernburg/ Güsten/ Aschersleben in the direction of Bernburg, situated on the B185. Free parking|
| & ||By public transport: Train to Bernburg. Few minutes walking from the center|
| || Arial view and map at maps.google, in new window|
(for street map, click there on map and zoom out)
Staff & contact informationPersons in charge:
| ||Andreas Filz, Tiergartenleiter|
| ||Klaus-Dieter Parsch, stellvertr. Tiergartenleiter|
| ||Roland Reichelt, Geschäftsführer der Bernburger Freizeit GmbH|
|Address: ||Krumbholzallee 3, 06406 Bernburg, GERMANY|
|Operated by: ||Bernburger Freizeit GmbH|
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