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City: Dresden 01219
Federal State: Saxony

Size: 13 ha (32.5 acre)

Animals: 1345 animals of 245 species

Opened in 1861

This collection is mainly a zoo                                                                                                         

Attractions & Services *

KinderFor children
Playgrounds, zoo school, and much more

StreichelnPetting animals
Children's zoo, guinea pigs

FuetternFeeding by visitors
Food automats

TiershowsTalks & shows
Feeding talks

AngeboteGuided tours and special offers
Also on special themes, birthday arrangements

EssenEat & drink
Kiosk, restaurant, café
(this information may also refer to facilities nearby)

InfoShop and publications

Dogs not allowed

TermineEvents during the year
Special events, and many more events throughout the year

Opening hours & entrance fees *


Opening hours

 dotsummer: 8:30 - 18:30 hrs., Entrancenschluss 17:45 hrs.
 dotwinter: 8:30 - 16:30 hrs., Entrancenschluss 15:45 hrs.


Entrance fees

 dotAdults: 12 €
 dotChildren (age 3 - 16): 4 €
 dotConcessions/reduced admission fees; family admission rates, groups discount rates, annual/season passes

How to get there

AnfahrtBy car: A4 exit Dresden-Zentrum via B170/172, signposted in the city

Anfahrt & By public transport: Near main railway station, tram 9 or 13 or bus no. 75

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:
 dotKarl-Heinz Ukena, Geschäftsführer
 dotDr. Wolfgang Ludwig, Zool. Leiter, Kurator Säugetiere. Matthias Hendel, Kurator
 dotGabriele Marx, Kaufm. Leiterin


PostAddress: Tiergartenstraße 1, 01219 Dresden, GERMANY
Operated by: Stadt Dresden
Member of: EAZA, VdZ, WAZA

MailE-mail: info@zoo-dresden.de
WebWebsite: http://www.zoo-dresden.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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