Artis Zoo, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1018| Map |
The oldest zoo in the Netherlands, the Artis, takes its name from the Latin phrase “Natura Artis Magistra” which means “nature is the teacher of arts.'' It is found in the heart of Amsterdam, and houses over 900 unique species of animals. Founded in 1838 by a group of people called the three Ws (Gerard Westerman, JWH Werlemann and J.J. Wijsmuller), it has been open to the public since the year 1851. Originally, it was only open to the average city-goer in September. Nowadays, it is open all year-round, offering discounted prices in September.
Ratings by kids' ages
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- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
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Fun for all ages. Conveniently located in the center of town.
Address: Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, Amsterdam, Netherlands 1018| Map
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Price: Adults(10-64): $23.59; Children(3-9): $19.29; Children(0-3): Free; Seniors(65+) $21.78 More Info