The History of the Zoo am Meer

Tiergrotten – this is how it started

In 1912 – Bremerhaven was well doing because of the fishery and shipping business – a new jetty should be built for the steamers of the Norddeutschen Lloyd. A waiting hall with restaurant and fish sales hall as well as an aquarium ... read more

The new building of the Zoo am Meer

The Städt. Grundstücksgesellschaft, a branch of the Städt. Wohnungsbaugesellschaft owned by the town Bremerhaven bought the zoo incl. the estate in 1999 and established the Zoo am Meer... read more

Quo Vadis Zoo am Meer

Also the Zoo am Meer has been rebuilt and redesigned again and again during the past years to correspond with the requirements of each time era. At the end of the 90th  again a  very urgent complete refit had become necessary... read more

Developments of the zoos

Within the last decades the zoo buildings and zoo quarters of all zoos have experienced a big development. The cages and diorama of the 20th century have been replaced by large natural premises... read more

Zoo am Meer for 80 years

Here you can download our brochure of the 80th anniversary. Download now

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