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Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig

City: Bonn 53113
Federal State: North Rhine-Westphalia

Size: 15.000 m² (37.5 acre)

Animals: ca. 700 animals of 80 species

Opened in 1912

This collection is mainly a vivarium                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

StreichelnPetting animals
Not possible

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Not allowed

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
On prior arrangement / reservation, for (school) groups

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

ServiceFacilities and restrictions for handicapped and babies
Toilets for handicapped, baby changing room

InfoShop and publications
Shop, guidebook, catalogue

Dogs not allowed

TermineEvents during the year

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotTuesday until Sunday 10 - 18 hrs., Wednesday until 21 hrs., admission until 60 Min. vorher
 dotMondays closed. Christmas Eve, 1.Christmas Day, New Years Eve closed


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 5 €
 dotChildren (age 6 and up): 2,5 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A565 exit Bonn-Poppelsdorf or A59/A562 to B9 (Adenauerallee), in the direction of the city center (´Museumsmeile´).

Anfahrt & By public transport: From main station underground no. 16, 63 or 66 to Museum Koenig.

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:
 dotProf. Dr. Wolfgang Wägele
 dotProf. Wolfgang Böhme, Sektion Herpetologie
 dotFabian Herder, Kurator. Sascha Esser, Tierhaltung

TelPhone:++49-(0)++49-228-9122-0 or 9122-211 (Info-Ansage)

PostAddress: Adenauerallee 160, 53113 Bonn, GERMANY
Operated by: Regiebetrieb des Ministeriums für Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
MailE-mail: secretary.zfmk@uni-bonn.de
WebWebsite: http://www.zfmk.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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