Artis Royal Zoo

Local nameArtis
LocationCentrum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Artis, short for Natura Artis Magistra, is a zoo in the centre of Amsterdam. It is the oldest zoo in the Netherlands and one of the oldest zoos of mainland Europe. In addition to the zoo, Artis also contains an aquarium and a planetarium. Artis also has an arboretum and a fairly large art collection. A part of the art collection is on display in the Aquarium building of the zoo. Artis contains 27 monumental buildings, most of which are used as enclosures for the animals, making Artis a unique cultural heritage of the 19th century.

The zoo is a member of the Dutch Zoo Federation, the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria, the International Species Information System, and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

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ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo: Skip-the-Line Admission from 27 USD

Opening hours

Every Sat in Jun - Aug: 9 am - sunset


Adults (10+): €23
Children (3 - 9): €19,50
Children (0 - 2): free

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More information and contact


Official website




Phone +31 900 2784796 ‎

Address Plantage Kerklaan 38-40 1018 CZ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Coordinates 52°21'57.759" N 4°55'0.727" E

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