NO reservation is necessary for a visit with your class without booking an offer.

Dählhölzli, a place where you learn even when you have no intention of learning anything! The aim of the zoo schools is to awaken an understanding for animals and their environment and to provide unforgettable experiences; this for pre-school and school children as well as for adults. We offer a rich palette of observation and information opportunities about the fascinating world of animals for all.

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  • Dählhölzli
  • BärenPark

Education for sustainable development

Learn about the demands and habitats of the animals.

Location: Dählhölzli oder BärenPark

The schools

The aim of the schools is to create an understanding for animals and their environment and to provide unforgettable experiences.

Location: Dählhölzli oder BärenPark


For kindergartens, we offer courses specially designed for this age, depending on the developmental situation.

Location: Dählhölzli

Primary and secondary school

The school courses and workshops are intended to complement and deepen the school lessons.

Location: Dählhölzli

Grammar schools

The Bern Zoo is suitable for deepening and illustrating acquired knowledge and is a place for developing, testing and illustrating concepts.

Location: Dählhölzli oder BärenPark

Theme boxes

We offer thematic boxes with thematic materials on reptiles, fish, birds, bears and other topics as teaching aids.

Location: Dählhölzli
Nahaufnahme von einem Persischen Leoparden

Teacher further education

Together with the Bern University of Teacher Education, we run training and further education courses. College events are also part of our offer.

Location: Dählhölzli oder BärenPark

The Bear School

Getting to know the BärenPark and the Bernese bears from a different perspective - that is the aim of a school course at the BärenPark.

Location: BärenPark
Nahaufnahme von eine Pantherchamäleon


Would you like to send us an e-mail? Please use our contact form. We look forward to receiving your message!

Location: Dählhölzli oder BärenPark
Logo vom Verein zooschweiz
Logo der European Association of Zoos and Aquaria
Logo vom Verband der Zoologischen Gärten
Logo der World Association of Zoos and Aquariums