From June to August ARTIS Zoo will be open from 9.00 until sunset every Saturday.
Holidays: 9.00 to 16.00 (Dec 31st) and 10.00 to 17.00 (Jan 1st).
Micropia Opening Times:
Mondays to Wednesdays: 9.00 to 18.00.
Thursdays to Saturdays: 9.00 to 20.00.
Sundays: 9.00 to 18.00.
What It Is
Welcome to the ARTIS Royal Zoo.
This is the place where nature meets history and Dutch heritage meets international guests.
Aside from hosting a variety of big cats, herbivores, birds, sea life and reptiles the ARTIS complex also offers guests a planetarium, aquarium and Butterfly Pavilion, as well as a charming city park and onsite restaurants.
Summer Nights (Zoomeravonden):
The ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Park is the perfect place to enjoy relaxed evening with your travel companions or take your kids on a family holiday, particularly during the Zoomeravonden.
Every Saturday from June to August the Royal Park is open till sunset so you can take a twilight tour of the park, lounge on the grass, or grab a bite to eat from the outdoor kitchen.
Kids can join fun workshops while adults can attend to a talk by a plant expert/microbiologist.
Alternatively you can spend your summer night in the park listening to live musicians.
Your Experience With Artis Amsterdam Royal Zoo Ticket
Visit the ARTIS Royal Zoo in Amsterdam and see over 700 species of animal including Zebra's, Giraffes, Lions, Ostriches and much more.
Gaze into the deep blue at the on-site aquarium.
Marvel at the planets and constellations at the planetarium and enjoy a unique star-gazing show.
Watch beautiful creatures flutter by in the zoo's butterfly gardens.
Discover 27 historic buildings and take your time to explore the park to its full extent.
Save your valuable holiday time with skip the line entry and have the opportunity to visit an award-winning microbe museum.
What Artis Amsterdam Royal Zoo Ticket Includes?
Fast track entrance to the ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo.
Entrance to Micropia (if selected).
Things Before Go
Entrance to Micropia (the award-winning microbe museum) is not included in the ticket price unless selected at check out.
Entrance to Micropia is: 25.50 for children aged 3 to 9 and 29.50 for visitors over the age of 10.
All children under the age of 3 can visit ARTIS Zoo and Micropia free of charge.
Skip the line entrance to ARTIS Royal Zoo is included with the I Amsterdam pass.
Purchase your ticket with Ticket Bar and you can also enjoy a fantastic canal cruise on Amsterdam's canals.
On national holidays and weekends there will be a lot of children visiting the park so if you would prefer a more peaceful experience we recommend visiting ARTIS on weekdays.
Is It Suitable for Me?
The ARTIS Amsterdam Royal zoo is not just for children, it's an attraction that all the family can enjoy.
Perfect for animal and nature lovers who fancy a break from Amsterdam's busy streets, the royal park is a natural haven from the hustle and bustle of the city centre.
Visitors who purchased their tickets through Get Your Guide have given this attraction a solid 4.8 out of 5-star average rating.
Likewise on Trip Advisor the zoo has an average 4.5 out of 5-star rating from over 5,000 reviews.
Visitors agree that there the zoo is huge and that there are a lot of animal species to see.
Some reviews have complained that the zoo is rather outdated and that there are many children running about but overall comments are very positive and would recommend paying a visit.
Best Times to Visit
Visit between June and August to take advantage of late opening hours.