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Tickets for ARTIS Royal Zoo: Skip The Line

Have a largely wild time at a historic zoo... and even get small at Micropia!

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Overview
Opening hours
ARTIS Zoo
Today
09:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Micropia
Today
09:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 20:00
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Highlights
  • See over 700 species of animals including lions, zebras, and giraffes and dine to the sounds of birdsong on the restaurant's terrace
  • Explore through 27 historic, monumental buildings and get starry-eyed in the planetarium, which has different shows each day
  • Take a walk on the tiny side with an optional visit to Micropia, the award-winning museum which celebrates microbes and the vital roles they play in our everyday lives
Description

More than 700 different species of animals call the ARTIS Zoo home. Well, only the parrots can call it that, but they do all live here. You'll get the chance to visit the penguins, wolves, giraffes and more. There's also an impressive art collection, a zoological library, a planetarium and 27 historical buildings. If that wasn't enough, you can now get microscopic at Micropia and discover the secret lives of the planet's smallest creatures.

Elephants, penguins, giraffes, alligators – all the usual suspects and more can be found at the Netherlands's oldest zoo. Walk among the beautiful buildings and soak up the atmosphere and animal sightings. Built in 1838, the ARTIS campus is made up of 27 historic buildings. Their significance is sadly lost on most of the residents.

The whole experience is wonderfully wild, yet refined. There's art in its aquarium (alongside the sea creatures), an old-timey zoological library just behind the anteaters, and an excellent restaurant with a terrace overlooking the aviary. Yet another crowd pleaser is the Butterfly Garden, where you can mingle with thousands of fluttery friends.

Once you've seen all creatures great and small... it's time to go even smaller with an optional trip to Micropia. The 2016 Museum of the Year shines a tiny spotlight on the world of microbes and shows how these unsung heroes affect and influence our lives.

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Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
Skip The Line
What's included
  • Access to the zoo
  • Access to Micropia (if the add-on is selected during checkout)
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo
Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, 1018 CZ, Amsterdam
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Insider tip

If the weather's nice, pack a picnic lunch and spread out a blanket - there are plenty of leafy green spaces around the zoo grounds to enjoy an al fresco meal.

Ryan
Senior Copywriter
Reviews
Jul 19, 2018
Very good
Jul 17, 2018
Great place to see, lovely animals...
Jul 10, 2018
Yes
Jul 6, 2018
Visiting from America and this company was such a find. They are awesome. My 4 year old was so happy we could go right in and not wait on the long, hot line. The zoo was also awesome. This is a first class company that I will absolutely use again.
Jul 4, 2018
Not from Guatemala
Jul 3, 2018
Excellent
Jul 2, 2018
I thoroughly enjoyed walking around the Artis zoo. There was a lot of different animals to watch. I would highly recommend doing this trip while visiting Amsterdam.
Jun 27, 2018
Purchased tickets on-line, down loaded the app. We were able to walk right up to the gate and our tickets were scanned in from the app on my phone no problems. Enjoyed a great day at an AWESOME ZOO
Jun 24, 2018
Super fun and easy to get to from the tram
Jun 23, 2018
I love animals so myself and my bestie and our Husbands really enjoyed. So if you have time between cafe's I'd go along.

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