The second floor of the Tallinn Zoo environmental education center contains a library with various literature relevant to the workings of a zoological garden: zoo management, zoology (invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals), and additional subjects including genetics, biological diversity, conservation, environmental protection, zoogeography, ecology, veterinary medicine, hunting, stories about nature, etc.
The literature can be accessed in the reading room, loans are by special request only.

The Tallinn Zoo library can now also be found at ESTER.
Tallinn Zoo library:
Environmental education center – Ehitajate tee 150 (west gate), II floor
Open Tue – Thu, 1 PM – 5 PM
Visits can be arranged at other times by calling (+372) 6943316 or by e-mailing



  • Ticket office
  • Indoor expositions *
  • Children’s Zoo

Indoor exhibitions are closed on Mondays. The zoo's territory is open for walking until 7 PM.

How to get here

Paldiski mnt. 145 – North Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Freedom square (Vabaduse väljak) buses no. 22, 41, and 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Railway station (Balti jaam) buses no. 21, 41, and 43 (Bus stop Zoo)

Ehitajate tee 150 – West Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Karikakra or Nurmenuku) From Railway station (Balti jaam) bus no. 43 (Bus stop Karikakra, Nurmenuku or Zoo) Buses no. 10, 12, 13, 28, 37, 45, 46, 47

Zoo map


E-R +372 6943 300; Emergency: 512 69 65

Ehitajate tee 150/Paldiski mnt. 145
Tallinn 13522, Estonia

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