Tours and activities for schools and nurseries

Treat your school or day-care group to a very special outing at Aquarium Berlin. As an extracurricular learning centre, the Aquarium offers a range of tours and projects adapted to every age group. Based on the Berlin curriculum, the tours and projects cleverly combine extraordinary animal experiences with natural science teaching.

    Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are currently not offering any tours or exclusive animal experiences. However, if you have any questions about bookings in the future or would like to purchase a gift voucher, feel free to contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de.

    Years 1 & 2

    Below you will find the range of tours for grades 1-2 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

    What animals do you know? How can we classify them?

    Appropriate tours:

    • Aquarium expedition (perfect for school hiking days)
    • Who lives underwater?

     

    You can download more information about tours for Years 1 & 2 here:PDF DOWNLOAD

     

    All at a glance!

    • Duration

      75-90 min.

    • Language

      German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon request

    • Price

      €40 (plus admission)

      Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled out and stamped form for school visitors.

    • Booking

      To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

      • School name, type of school
      • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
      • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?

      and

      • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

       

      To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

    • Any questions?

      Contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de or call +49 (0)30 2540 1400.

    • Up-to-date animal info!

      You can sign up to our school newsletter free of charge here.

    Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are currently not offering any tours or exclusive animal experiences. However, if you have any questions about bookings in the future or would like to purchase a gift voucher, feel free to contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de.

    Years 3 & 4

    Below you will find the range of tours for grades 3-4 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

    • What animals do you know? How can we classify them?

      Appropriate tours:

      • Comparing insects and arachnids
      • Life cycles of fish and amphibians
      • Aquarium expedition (perfect for school hiking days)

        

    • Habitats and their inhabitants – how they interact

      Appropriate tours:

      • Adapting to life underwater

        

      You can download more information about tours for Years 3 & 4 herePDF DOWNLOAD

       

      All at a glance!

      • Duration

        75-90 min.

      • Language

        German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon request

      • Price

        €40 (plus admission)

        Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled out and stamped form for school visitors.

      • Booking

        To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

        • School name, type of school
        • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
        • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?

        and

        • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

         

        To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

      • Any questions?

        Contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de or call +49 (0)30 2540 1400.

      • Up-to-date animal info!

        You can sign up to our school newsletter free of charge here.

      Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are currently not offering any tours or exclusive animal experiences. However, if you have any questions about bookings in the future or would like to purchase a gift voucher, feel free to contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de.

      Years 5 & 6

      Below you will find the range of tours for grades 5-6 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

      • What animals do you know? How can we classify them?

        Appropriate tours:

        • Fish, reptiles, amphibians – an overview (with a period of independent study)
        • Comparing insects and arachnids
        • Learning stations in the Aquarium (with extended independent study period)

          

      • Habitats and their inhabitants – how they interact

        Appropriate tours:

        • Adapting to life underwater

          

      • Species conservation

        Appropriate tours:

        • Threatened Aquarium inhabitants – the last of their kind

          

        You can download more information about tours for Years 5 & 6 here:PDF DOWNLOAD

         

        All at a glance!

        • Duration

          75-90 min.

        • Language

          German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon request

        • Price

          €40 (plus admission)

          Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled out and stamped form for school visitors.

        • Booking

          To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

          • School name, type of school
          • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
          • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?

          and

          • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

           

          To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

        • Any questions?

          Contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de or call +49 (0)30 2540 1400.

        • Up-to-date animal info!

          You can sign up to our school newsletter free of charge here.

        Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are currently not offering any tours or exclusive animal experiences. However, if you have any questions about bookings in the future or would like to purchase a gift voucher, feel free to contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de.

        Years 7 & 8

        Below you will find the range of tours for grades 7-8 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

        • What animals do you know? How can we classify them?

          Appropriate tours:

          • Fish, reptiles, amphibians – an overview (with a period of independent study)
          • The world of invertebrates

            

        • Habitats and their inhabitants – how they interact

          Appropriate tours:

          • Adapting to life underwater
          • The reef ecosystem and human influence
        • Species conservation

          Appropriate tours:

          • Threatened Aquarium inhabitants – the last of their kind

            

          You can download more information about tours for Years 7 & 8 here:PDF DOWNLOAD

           

          All at a glance!

          • Duration

            75-90 min.

          • Language

            German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon request

          • Price

            €40 (plus admission)

            Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled out and stamped form for school visitors.

          • Booking

            To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

            • School name, type of school
            • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
            • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?

            and

            • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

             

            To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

          • Any questions?

            Contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de or call +49 (0)30 2540 1400.

          • Up-to-date animal info!

            You can sign up to our school newsletter free of charge here.

          Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are currently not offering any tours or exclusive animal experiences. However, if you have any questions about bookings in the future or would like to purchase a gift voucher, feel free to contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de.

          Years 9 & 10

          Below you will find the range of tours for grades 9-10 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

          • Habitats and their inhabitants – how they interact

            Appropriate tours:

            • The reef ecosystem and human influence
            • Venomous animals – poison as camouflage, a warning and a weapon
          • Evolution

            Appropriate tours:

            • From water to land
          • Species conservation

            Appropriate tours:

            • Humans & the ocean – anthropogenic influence

              

            You can download more information about tours for Years 9 & 10 here:PDF DOWNLOAD

             

            All at a glance!

            • Duration

              75-90 min.

            • Language

              German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon request

            • Price

              €40 (plus admission)

              Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled out and stamped form for school visitors.

            • Booking

              To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

              • School name, type of school
              • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
              • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?

              and

              • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

               

              To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

            • Any questions?

              Contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de or call +49 (0)30 2540 1400.

            • Up-to-date animal info!

              You can sign up to our school newsletter free of charge here.

            Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are currently not offering any tours or exclusive animal experiences. However, if you have any questions about bookings in the future or would like to purchase a gift voucher, feel free to contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de.

            Years 11, 12 & 13

            Below you will find the range of tours for grades 11-13 per topic area of the framework curriculum.

            • Evolution

              Appropriate tours:

              • From water to land
              • Bionics – how humans learn from nature

                

            • Habitats and their inhabitants – how they interact

              Appropriate tours:

              • Venomous – poison as camouflage, a warning and a weapon
            • Species conservation

              Appropriate tours:

              • Humans & the ocean – anthropogenic influence

              You can download more information about tours for Years 11, 12 & 13 here:PDF DOWNLOAD

               

              All at a glance!

              • Duration

                75-90 min.

              • Language

                German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon request

              • Price

                €40 (plus admission)

                Regular school admission prices apply. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled out and stamped form for school visitors.

              • Booking

                To enable us to prepare properly for your visit, we will need the following information:

                • School name, type of school
                • Year, class size, special information about the class, preferred topic
                • Is the trip part of a school hiking day or a supplement to classroom teaching?

                and

                • Contact person with his/her telephone number and/or email address

                 

                To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

              • Any questions?

                Contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de or call +49 (0)30 2540 1400.

              • Up-to-date animal info!

                You can sign up to our school newsletter free of charge here.

              Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are currently not offering any tours or exclusive animal experiences. However, if you have any questions about bookings in the future or would like to purchase a gift voucher, feel free to contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de.

              Teacher training

              Find out what Zoo and Aquarium Berlin have to offer as extracurricular learning centres. Our cost-free teacher training workshops tell you more about the concepts behind the individual tours and projects and how they link in with the curriculum. You will also gain fascinating insight into the wide range of animals on view here and discover how each tour offers a very special learning experience.

               

              All at a glance!

              • No. of participants

                min. 5, max. 35

              • Duration

                approx. 60 min.

              • Price

                Free of charge. If you would like to stay in the Aquarium afterwards, you can purchase a day ticket at the end of the workshop.

              • Booking

                To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

              Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we are currently not offering any tours or exclusive animal experiences. However, if you have any questions about bookings in the future or would like to purchase a gift voucher, feel free to contact us at zooschule@zoo-berlin.de.

              Nurseries

              Our specially developed tours for very young children give day-care groups a unique experience of Aquarium Berlin. Under the care of an experienced guide, the children interact with the animal kingdom in a fun and playful way.

              • Tour of discovery through the Aquarium

                From the jellyfish to the giant snake! On this tour, the group explores the Aquarium’s three floors and learns all about individual species and their unique features in a fun way.

              • Underwater expedition

                Take a deep breath! This tour is all about exploring the colourful underwater world. I wonder who we will meet down there?

                All at a glance!

                • Duration

                  approx. 75 min.

                • Language

                  German or English; other languages can sometimes be arranged upon request

                • Price

                  €45                      

                  Plus the regular day-care centre admission price. You can find a price overview here. Please remember to bring along a properly filled out and stamped form for day-care centre visitors.

                • Booking

                  To ensure you can reserve your preferred date and time, please send a booking request at least 14 days in advance.

                  Please note: Currently, a maximum of 12 people (children and accompanying adults) may participate in our tours.


              Opening hours

              Today, 25. October
              9:00 - 18:00
              Last admission: 17:00
              All opening hours

              Feedings & Trainings

              • No public Animal feeding & training sessions are taking place at this time.

              Map

              Arrival

              Budapester Straße 32, 10787 Berlin

              Route (Google)