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Zoologischer Garten

City: Wuppertal 42117
Federal State: North Rhine-Westphalia

Size: 24 ha (60 acre)

Animals: 4170 animals of 470 species

Opened in 1881

This collection is mainly a zoo                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children

StreichelnPetting animals
Children's zoo

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Not allowed

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

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
Birthday arrangements, education department

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

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

InfoShop and publications
Shop, guidebook, journal, annual report

Dogs not allowed

TermineEvents during the year
School holidays events, special events, concerts

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotsummer time 8:30 - 18 hrs.
 dotwinter time 8:30 - 17 hrs.. An on Sundays and on Holidaysen ´bei guter Wetterlage´ until 18:30 hrs.


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 18,5 €
 dotChildren (age 6 - 14): 1,7 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees; family admission rates, annual/season passes

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A46 exit Wuppertal-Sonnborn, signposted.

Anfahrt & By public transport: From Wuppertal main station city train no. 8 or 9 to railway station Zoologischer Garten, or with the Schwebebahn to stop Zoo-Stadion. Zoo tickets include public transport in Wuppertal.

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

Persons in charge:
 dotDr. Arne Lawrenz, Direktor
 dotSilja Herberg, stellv. Direktorin


PostAddress: Hubertusallee 30, 42117 Wuppertal, GERMANY
Member of: EAZA, VdZ, WAZA

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