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Tickets for ARTIS Royal Zoo: Skip The Line

Have a wild visit to this historic and leafy zoo

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Overview
Highlights
  • See over 700 species of animals including lions, zebras, and giraffes and dine to the sounds of birdsong on the restaurant's terrace
  • Learn about the dark world of Amsterdam’s canals in the Aquarium Zone and admire the art collection
  • Walk through 27 historic, monumental buildings and get starry-eyed in the planetarium, which has different shows each day
Description

More than 700 different species of animals call the ARTIS Zoo home. Well, none of them can actually talk, but they do live here. And on your visit 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 26 more historical buildings. It's a history-filled menagerie, in a quiet and quaint canal district - there's a little something for everyone at ARTIS.

Elephants, penguins, giraffes, alligators and more are onsite here at Europe's oldest zoo. Walk through the leafy environment, among the beautiful buildings and soak up the atmosphere and animal sightings. Built in 1838, ARTIS has 27 monumental, historic buildings as part of its campus. (This historic 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 – the only place you're likely to find a real life fluttering hairpiece, if one of the hundreds of butterflies lands on your head.

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Skip The Line
How to use your tickets

Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance.

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ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo
Plantage Kerklaan 38-40 (Plantage Middenlaan), Amsterdam
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Wheelchair accessible
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Getting There

Tram: 9 or 14, Artis.

Opening Hours

ARTIS Royal Zoo:

  • 09:00 - 17:00, March - October until 18:00

Micropia:

  • 09:00 - 18:00, Thursday - Saturday until 20:00
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.

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Reviews
Per, Denmark
Jul 20, 2017
Skip the line - we didn't really need it, as we arrived early. Otherwise it's a very nice zoo and they have animals that you don't normally see at zoos, eg hyenas, voltures, comodo varana.You get very close to some of them. We couldn't find the gorillas this day, though. Nice visit.
gajanan, Netherlands
Jul 15, 2017
Nice place to visit specially aquarium
Sean, United Kingdom
Jul 9, 2017
Brilliant zoo. Lots to get around and see. Highly recommended
Anonymous
Jul 4, 2017
Getting the ticket via Tiqets was super easy and quick.
The Zoo is definetely worth it
Naim, Netherlands
Jul 1, 2017
It was just Awesome
nicole, Ireland
Jun 26, 2017
such a beautiful zoo, amazing place to go visit, really enjoyed my visit, would definitely go again :)
Neil, Netherlands
Jun 13, 2017
My 18month old loves the zoo.
Ana, Israel
Jun 5, 2017
This is an excellent attraction! very nice and clean zoo in the middle of the city
Nicusor , Romania
May 30, 2017
Excellent
Romain, Luxembourg
May 25, 2017
It was a good moment, nice to visit

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