Welcome to Cologne Zoo
We are here for you 365 days a year!
March to Octoberr
9 am - 6 pm
Last entry at 5:30 pm
November to February
9 am - 5 pm
Last entry at 4:30 pm
All animal houses (including aquarium)
close 15 minutes before closing time.
Excited for animals
1 Zoo. More than 10,000 animals. Over 800 species. All in exciting animal houses and enclosures.
See for yourself and get inspired by our animals.
We are active worldwide
Committed to all species: Cologne Zoo supports more than 20 projects worldwide to maintain natural biodiversity.
Nature and Species Conservation-
Cologne Zoo Projects:
Cologne Zoo has supported various wildlife protection projects around the world With more than
€ 1.2 million
between 2009 and 2016 - from Belize to Swaziland, from Brazil to Vietnam, from Cologne-Dünnwald to Weidenpesch.
Your commitment helps us to keep the zoo an attractive place for animals and visitors, and actively promote nature and species conservation projects around the world at the same time.