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Snow leopard lying in ambush

Opening hours

We are open 365 days a year


Opening hours and ticket office closing time

Opening hoursticket office closing time
1 November 2023 to 9 February 20248:30 am - 4:30 pm3:45 pm
10 February 2024 to 28 March 20248:30 am - 5:30 pm4:45 pm
29 March 2024 to 3 October 20248:30 am - 6:30 pm5:45 pm
4 October 2024 to 31 October 20248:30 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:

At weekends and during the Saxon holidays: 11 am - 4:00 pm

From 27 October, the side entrance will be closed. Only exit possible. Admission via the main entrance Tiergartenstrasse.

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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Varied programme at the events.


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One of our keepers feeding the red pandas.

Hangouts & Feeding times

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Hangouts & Feeding times
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Tips for your visit

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Tips for your visit