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Vienna Zoo (Tiergarten Schönbrunn)

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Quick Info
 
Address
Tiergarten Schönbrunn 13, 1130 Vienna
 
Hours

Zoo

January: 9am - 4:30pm

February: 9am - 5pm

March: 9am - 5:30pm

April: 9am - 6:30pm

May: 9am - 6:30pm

June: 9am - 6:30pm

July: 9am - 6:30pm

August: 9am - 6:30pm

September: 9am - 6:30pm

October (until the end of daylight savings time): 9am - 5:30pm

November: 9am - 4:30pm

December: 9am - 4:30pm

Desert Pavilion

January – April: 9am - 5pm

May - September: 9am - 6pm

October – December: 9am - 5pm

 
Phone
+43 1 877 92 94 ext. 500
 
Website
 
Price

Zoo

Adults: €12 ($13.97)

Children: €5 ($5.82)

Concessions: €5 ($5.82)

Desert House

Adults: €4 ($4.66)

Children: €2.50 ($2.91)

Concessions: €2.50 ($2.91)

Combination Ticket

Adults: €16 ($18.63)

Children: €7.50 ($8.73)

Concessions: €7.50 ($8.73)

 
 
Transport
Tram 58 Tram 60 to Dommayergasse (585yds)
U4 Tram 10 Tram 58 Tram 60 to Hietzing (Zoo) (673yds)
Tiger Cubs in the Vienna Zoo

Also known as Tiergarten Schönbrunn, the Vienna Zoo can be found within the grounds of the impressive Schönbrunn Palace and was built at the direction of Emperor Franz I, husband of Maria Theresia.

The success of this zoo can be gauged by the fact it has been in existence since 1752 and still attracts many visitors from around the world. It has survived two world wars and, although widely recognised as the oldest zoo in the world, the Vienna Zoo still boasts many modern facilities and a vast array of animals.

Whether you like primates, rodents, fish or carnivores, the Vienna Zoo has it for you, mostly in a setting reflective of their environment. The Rainforest House is particularly attractive during the winter months. Whilst you warm up, you can view a range of insects, reptiles, birds and small mammals in their natural habitat.

The Vienna Zoo is well known for its Giant Pandas. The first pair of pandas arrived at the zoo in 2003 and they are on loan from the People’s Republic of China for 10 years. Their latest addition, Fu Long, was born at the zoo in August 2007.

Educational signs are situated near all of the animal enclosures however they are written in German.

There are a variety of admission prices. In addition to the usual single admissions, it is possible to obtain yearly passes, family bonus cards and combination tickets.

For example, you can buy a ticket for the Desert House alone or a combination ticket to include the zoo, Palm House and Desert House. For something different, you can purchase a ticket for the zoo and the Giant Ferris Wheel on Wiener Riesenrad.

 
 
 

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Autumn Afternoon in the Vienna Zoo

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Autumn Afternoon in the Vienna Zoo
Pandas at the Vienna Zoo
Tiger Cubs in the Vienna Zoo
Vienna Zoo near Schoenbrunn Palace
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