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Opening hours

We are open 365 days a year


Opening hours and ticket office closing time

Opening hoursticket office closing time
1 November 2022 to 10 February 20238:30 am - 4:30 pm3:45 pm
11 February 2023 to 25 March 20238:30 am - 5:30 pm4:45 pm
26 March 2023 to 3 October 20238:30 am - 6:30 pm5:45 pm
4 October 2023 to 31 October 20238:30 am - 5:30 pm4:45 pm


Please notice:

On 24.12. and 31.12. the zoo is open from 8:30 am to 3 pm. The ticket office closes at 2:15 pm.

Dogs are not allowed in the zoo. Accommodation is not possible.

Opening hours - Side entrance to the Great Garden

The side entrance, with access to the Great Garden and the park railway, is open from Easter to the middle/end of October as follows:

Weekends: 10 am - 4:45 pm
From 16 October, the side entrance will be closed. Only exit possible. Admission via the main entrance Tiergartenstrasse.

During the Saxon autumn holidays (30 September to 15 October) the following opening hours apply:

Mon and Tue: closed
Extra: Open on public holiday 3.10., 10 am - 4:45 pm
Wednesday to Sunday 10 am - 4:45pm

The zoo ticket office at the park railway is also closed when the weather is very hot. The turnstile exit is open all year round.

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