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Zoo Vivarium

City: Darmstadt 64287
Federal State: Hesse

Size: 5 ha (12.5 acre)

Animals: ca. 2000 animals of 190 species

Opened in 1965

This collection is mainly an animal park                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children

StreichelnPetting animals
Children's zoo

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Not allowed

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
On prior arrangement / reservation

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

ServiceFacilities and restrictions for handicapped and babies
Mostly even area

InfoShop and publications

Dogs not allowed

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotApril until September: 9 - 19 hrs.
 dotMarch and October: 9 - 18 hrs., November until February. 9 - 17 hrs.. Entrancenschluss 1 Stunde before closing time


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 7 €
 dotChildren (age 3 - 14): 2 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees for: Senior citizens, students, handicapped persons; groups discount rates

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A5 or A67, exit Darmstadt-Zentrum, in the direction of city center, then in the direction of Dieburg, signposted. Parking fee.

Anfahrt & By public transport: From main railway station bus K to TUD Lichtwiese.

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

Persons in charge:
 dotSabine Kleindiek, Betriebsleiterin
 dotFrank Velte, Zool. Leiter, Zoopädagoge
 dotHeidrun Thinius, Sachgebietsleiterin Tierpflege

TelPhone:++49-(0)++49-6151-1333-91, -94

PostAddress: Schnampelweg 5, 64287 Darmstadt, GERMANY
Operated by: Eigenbetrieb für kommunale Aufgaben und Dienstleistungen (EAD)
Member of: EAZA, VdZ

MailE-mail: vivarium@darmstadt.de
WebWebsite: http://www.zoo-vivarium.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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