Zoologicka Zahrada Mesta Brna


City: Brno
Country: Czech Republic
Province: South Moravian Region
Opend 24.11.1935


Species 210


The Brno Zoo specialized in African ungulates.The zoo took part in reintroducing addax into Moroccan nature.They take care of disabled animals of Czech fauna and work as a shelter for abandoned animals.They participate in European breeding programs of EEP. The zoo shelters types listed in the Red Data Book of endangered animals and types endangered in Czech Republic. Among the most well-known types that we can find there are the grey parrot, Bengal tiger, Ceylon leopard. When visiting Brno, don’t miss the big African ungulates roaming free or the aquarium exhibition in the center of town. A rarity in the Brno Zoo is the pavilion of the Tropical Kingdom.The zoo offers a big exposition of typical species in tropical environments of the animal and plant kingdoms from Madagascar, the Amazon, Africa and other regions.It has the best exposition of this kind in the country. You will see animals and plants living together in one area.The safari exposition is also the most extensive in the country.

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The Zoological Garden of Brno City
U Zoologické zahrady 46
635 00 Brno
Czech Republic

Phone number 546 432 311

Open : minimum 9am-4pm

Entrace fee:

  • Adult 140,- CZK
  • Child 100,- CZK
  • Familly ticket* 430,- CZK

* for 2 adults and 3 children

Annual ticket

  • Adult 1000,- CZK
  • Child 700,- CZK
  • Familly card* 3000,- CZK

* for 2 adults and 3 children

For kids: Playgrounds and pettingarea

Food: The Zoo has a place where you can get a snack


Taking photos: Is allowed, if publiciesed, please mention the zoo on your homepage


  • 24th November 1935 An association for a Zoo in Brno was founded
  • 19th June 1937 a "zoo corner" at Tyrsh Park opened 
  • January 1941 The "zoo corner" was closed by fascists
  • 1945 the association was reopened
  • 9th february 1950 a Regional national committee sets up a cooperative to build a ZOO in Brno
  • 1st June 1950 the building beguins
  • 3rd August 1953 The zoo was opened to the public with aviaries for wild birds and owls
  • 1958 City national committee, department of education and culture undertook management of the ZOO.
  • 1959 A pavillion for bears opens
  • 1962 The first fold was made with metal poles for bisons
  • 1963 Stable for lamas opens
  • 1963-71 Stables and enclosures for ungulatas are beeing build
  • 1964 A pavillions for monkeys opens
  • 1967 Opening of the water fowl lake
  • 1968 opens the polar bear enclosur as we as the Three-cage for Karakals
  • 1969 The Ibex gets an enclosure
  • 1971 Opening of the flamingo lawn, an animal hospital, an enclosure for tigers and the sea lion pool
  • 1972 Opening of the pavillion for exotic reptiles
  • 1976 Stables for animals with antlers opens, so do 4 cages for carnivores
  • 1980 Opening of the Savannah
  • 1987 Opening of the pavillion for exotic birds
  • Openening of an enclosure for African wild dog
  • 1990 Municipal authorities of Brno city, department of culture became constituter of ZOO Brno.
  • 1992 Statute of ZOO Brno is approved by the state
  • 2000 Zoo Brno becomes a regular member of the prominent World Zoo Organization. New that year is the Tiger Rocks - outlet and house for Sumatra tigers and Ceylon leopards with the area of one thousand square meters with artificial rocks, waterfalls, creeks and ponds.
  • 2001 The childrens zoo opens
  • 2003 1st part of exposition Beringia for Canadian Beavers with area of 750 square meters opens. The reservoir for beavers is 32 meters long and 5,5 m in the largest part. There is also replica of canadian indian loghouse by Haida tribe.
  • 2004 Opening of the 2nd part of the exposition Beringia for Mackenzie Valley Wolves. The one hectare natural exposition, which brings to the zoo the Canadian nature.
  • 2005 An enclosure for Przewalski´s horses with a Mongolian yurt opens
  • 2006 Reconstruction of the Children's Zoo. The enclosure for brown bears was adapted for polar bears. An original enclosure for Barbary sheep was expanded for Barbary sheep and geladas living together. Reconstruction of the enclosure for bisons. Near the enclosureis a new Indian village with five tee-pees.
  • 2007 The original enclosure for polar bears was rebuilt for Polar foxes.
  • 2008 New main road and path through the Zoo were built. Enclosures for Patagonian maras, Meerkats, Canada lynxes and Red-crowned cranes were built.
  • 2009 The meerkat get a new enclosure
  • 2010 Reconstruction of the pavilion for Chimpanzees and Ring-tailed lemurs. The new part of the Beringia Exposition for Kamchatka Brown Bears, Wolverines, Snowy Owls and other birds opens
  • 2011 New enclosures for Polar Foxes and for the Sri Lanka Leopard opens.  Polar bear males also get a new home
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After paying the entrance fee walking up the hill we are having the tiger rock to the left with Sumatra tiger and Sri Lanka Leopards. Still keeping to the left we then enter Berings trail with Kamchtka Bears, seals,  American beavers, Canadian lynx, Polar bears and Steller's Sea Eagle. Folloing the path we get to an enclosure with gelada baboons and barbary sheep, and a bit later the reindeer. On the right hand we then have the wolves. At the pecari we turn left and after a while once more to seedeer like the moose and the mishimi takin. Following the path and the turning right at the childrens zoo we meet farm animals like the shetland pony. If we then follow the path to the left we are having some Australian animals like the red-necked wallaby and the cassowary. Following is a large savannah with giraffes, zebras, ostriches and wilderbeest. At the Australian animals we then turn left to meet the bison and the yak. Now we have reached an area with Bactrian camel, Prezewalski's horse, kiangs, kulans and Grevy's zebra. Following the path to the left we after a while see the tropical house with reptiles and tamarins. In front of it are enclosures for meerkat and prairie dogs. Going back we then can look at the South American enclosures with South American tapirs, Capybaras and maned wolves among other. Then just follow the sound to get to the aviaries for parrots, here we find the funne kea. Going down the hill then we meet llamas, gunacos and the pecari, as well as the siberian Ibex. Here we turn left to see the monkey and ape house, home for the chimpanzee and ruffed lemurs among others. Following the path we then see differend birds of prey and owls, befor we turn left facing the exit


DE: Dieser Zoo hat interessante Arten wie den Sibirischen Steinbock, Kiangs und Sumatra Tiger. Er ist einer der absolut grössten rein flächemässig und insbesonders der Tigerfelsen und das Bering Areal sind sehr interessant


DK: Denne have viser interessante arter som den sibiriske stenbuk, kianger og sumatra tigre. Den er en af landest absolut største rent arealmæssigt og især tigerklippen og beringarealet er meget interessante

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