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Stroll among the shady trees,  admire the diversity of plants and animals, travel to the stars, enjoy our heritage. Visit Artis Royal Zoo and experience nature right in the city centre.

admission tickets

prices

Admission tickets are also easy to shop online, and pay directly with iDeal, Mastercard or Visa.

admission tickets Artis Royal Zoo Artis Royal Zoo & Micropia
normal (10+)  € 20,50 € 27,50
youth (3-9 years) € 17,00 € 23,50*
0-2 years free free*

*recommended age for Micropia: 8 years and up

Micropia

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Micropia is the first museum in the world revealing the world of microscopically small life. If you combine your visit to Artis Royal Zoo with Micropia, you will not only make your day extra special but also save big on the usual admission price. Meet your microbes in Micropia , next to Artis Royal Zoo.

opening hours

Artis Royal Zoo is open every day.

1st of November until 29th of February:
9 am - 5 pm

1st of March until 31st of October:
9 am - 6 pm

Every Saturday in June, July and August (ZOOmeravonden):
9 am - sunset

Check micropia.nl for opening hours of Micropia.

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directions & parking

Artis Royal Zoo is located on Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, in the centre of Amsterdam, and is easily accessible by public transport. If you are coming by car, you can park on the Artis parking facility.

directions by public transport

Tram 9 from Amsterdam Central Station and tram 14 from Dam stop at Artis Royal Zoo. Tram 10 also stops a short walk away from Artis. The nearest metro station is Waterlooplein. Artis is a 10-minute walk from there. For door-to-door travel recommendations, see 9292.nl .

parking

Artis Royal Zoo has its own parking facility. Visitors can take advantage of discount parking fees. The parking facility is only 150 meters away from the main entrance of Artis Royal Zoo. A number of parking spaces for the disabled are available.

parking fees Artis & Micropia visitors  
8.30 am - 11.30 pm € 9,00

Parking tickets are available at the ticket booth and the parking ticket machine at the main entrance, or in the Artis shop, upon presentation of your admission ticket.

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Artisplein

Wander around the Artisplein – no ticket required – and the city around you changes. There, you’ll make contact with living nature. Time will seem to tick by more slowly. You’ll see buildings, people, and city life with new eyes. From a more historical, more complete perspective. Enjoy the plane trees and the softly murmuring fountain as you soak up the sun. Be inspired by the environment that connects nature, the city and you yourself as an inseparable whole.

Artisplein is open daily from 7 am until 11.30 pm.
On the 31st of December Artisplein is open from 7 am until 8 pm.

café-restaurant de Plantage

Among the old sycamore trees, in the exquisite historic Ledenlokalen on the Plantage Kerklaan, you will find café-restaurant de Plantage. 

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Café-restaurant de Plantage has a spacious terrace next to a large aviary with meadow birds from North Holland, while the trees and animals of Artis are all within walking distance and earshot. From inside the unique 19th-century wooden sun lounge you have a grand and green view of the freely accessible Artisplein.

Visitors can use Artis Royal Zoo’s parking facility.

opening hours café-restaurant de Plantage:
Mondays - Fridays: from 9 am until 1 am
Saturday and Sunday: from 10 am until 1 am

For special opening hours and further information go to caferestaurantdeplantage.nl .

contact

You can reach Artis Royal Zoo every day from 9 am until 5 pm.

t. +31 20 52 33 671

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