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City: Altenburg 04600
Federal State: Thuringia

Size: 1 ha (2.5 acre)

Animals: 460 animals of 90 species

Opened in 1954

This collection is mainly an animal park                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children

StreichelnPetting animals
Petting enclosure

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Food automats

AttraktionenOther attractions
Boat rental

InfoShop and publications

Dogs allowed (on a leash)

TermineEvents during the year
Annual festival

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotmid April until September every day 8 - 18 hrs.
 dotOctober until mid April every day 9 - 16 hrs.


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 2,5 €
 dotChildren (age 6 - 14): 1,5 €

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A4 exit Meerane, B93 to Altenburg. On the north bank of the big lake (Großer Teich), parking fee

Anfahrt & By public transport: From the railway station Altenburg ca. 2 km walking through the city center.

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:
 dotIngrid Kipping, Leiterin
 dotSilke Arnold, SB Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit


PostAddress: Teichpromenade 31, 04600 Altenburg, GERMANY
MailE-mail: info@inselzoo.de
WebWebsite: http://www.inselzoo.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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