Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

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The Tisch Family Zoological Gardens in Jerusalem is one of the most beautiful and relaxing places in Jerusalem. The vast grounds and beautiful landscape along with the wide selection of animals make this a MUST SEE for kids and adults.

The Zoo has jazz events, juggling and workshops during school vacations throughout the year. Kids love the zoo train.

Take a Segway Tour of the Zoo to really get a chance to see it all. Ages 16+

Book a Segway Tour

PREVIEW TOURS OF THE ISRAEL AQUARIUM

Enjoy a Preview Tour of the Gottesman Family Israel Aquarium.  The Israel Aquarium is not open to the public yet officially but they are inviting guests to buy tickets in advance and enjoy a preview tour.

Purchase Tickets

Tours are for ages 5+. Tours are 90 minutes.

Special Prices for this pre-opening
Adults/Child 40 NIS
Zoo Members, Students, Soldiers, Seniors 30 NIS

The number of tours are limited and certain tours are marked as “Hebrew Only” or “Adult Only”

No Flash Photography and no food inside the aquarium.
See you soon at the aquarium. The aquarium is located next to the Biblical Zoo but requires a separate entrance ticket. 


Other Activities Near By:

Across the bike path (Nahal Refaim) from the Biblical Zoo you can visit Ein Yael the Living Museum. Arrange a private tour of the museum + hands on workshops for kids and adults in ancient crafts. Mosaic, pottery, fresco, basket weaving, musical instruments, pita baking, weaving, and archery.

Ein Yael Information

 

 

FIJ Tips

If you live in Jerusalem then I highly recommend you get a family membership to the zoo. Its a great place to go after gan or school especially if you bring a picnic dinner. You will start to think of it as your local park.

Hours

Sunday-Thursday:9:00am- 6:00pm (Summer till 7pm)
Friday: 10:00am- 4:30pm
Saturday:10:00am- 6:00pm

Last entrance 1 hour before closing

 

Times change with daylight savings time.

Closing times vary by season

Price

Adult:55 NIS
Child:42 NIS

Family Membership:
Couple + one child 560 NIS
Couple + two children 600 NIS
Couple + three or more children  630 NIS

Age

Whole Family

Language

English / Hebrew

Food

Snack Bar
Non Kosher Restaurant

Venue: Biblical Zoo

Address: Aharon Shuluv 1
Jerusalem,9695701Israel
Neighborhood: Malcha
Transportation: The buses are 26 A (from Bait Vegan) , 33 (from Har Nof & Bait Vegan) or 33 (from Gilo and Malha Mall).
Parking: Free parking lot

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