Attractions & museums

    Tallinn Zoo

    Tallinn Zoo is situated in the beautiful and naturally diverse Veskimetsa park forest. Discover the zoo with the most fascinating collection of animals in Northern Europe! 

    African giants (elephants and rhinos), majestic predators, playful primates and a large number of other exotic and endangered species are represented. The zoo also includes an impressive polar bear world and a children’s petting zoo. The zoo even boasts the best collection of mountain goats and sheep in the world! Here you will find a remarkable number of eagles, vultures and an impressive variety of owls and cranes.

    The zoo is home to more than 8000 animals representing almost 400 species and sub-species from Australia to Alaska. 

    The zoo is located only 15 minutes from the Tallinn city centre and has two access points: the western gate (at Ehitajate tee 150) and the northern gate (at Paldiski mnt 145).

    Tallinn Zoo is open every day, except for the indoor exhibits, which are closed on Mondays. After the closing of the ticket office, it is possible to walk around in the zoo for a further two hours.

    Children up to age six get free admission with an adult who has purchased a ticket. 

    Free with the Tallinn Card.


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    • Good

      tripadvisor rating 4 of 5
      August 23, 2020 By Liga_Kirsone

      We have been to many zoo, this was more wild, lot of tall grass, not very clean windows, but animals was nice and also there was cafe with good prices and tasty food.

    • Prepare to walk a lot

      tripadvisor rating 3 of 5
      August 11, 2020 By CarolineS1603

      The grounds are very nice and there's a lot of walking if you intend to see everything. Guidance around the park could be better and even outside - we had a hard time finding the place. Animals have... Read more comments

    • Always worth visiting

      tripadvisor rating 4 of 5
      July 5, 2020 By KHKH00

      It happened to go there on a very hot summer day, so many of the animals were inside hiding from the heat. Yet, this was probably the reason it wasn't so Crowded there. We didn't see polar bear, he... Read more comments