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Artis Zoo Amsterdam

Artis Zoo Amsterdam

Artis is the oldest Zoo in the Netherlands and is located in the centre of Amsterdam where it was founded in 1938. When it was founded it was given the name Natura Artis Magistra, which means: nature is the teacher of art and science. Artis is also one of the few zoos in Europe that has listed buildings within its grounds. The Large Museum being the oldest (1855).

Besides the listed buildings, there are more than 900 different species. The zoo has got different sections which include an Aquarium, butterfly pavilion, insectarium & planetarium.


3-9 years youth ticket: €16,50
10+ normal ticket: €19.95
Senior ticket: €17,95

Opening Times

1 November – 28 February  : 09.00 – 17.00
1 March – 31 October : 09.00 – 18.00

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