Tallinn Zoo library can now also be found at ESTER


Various literature has made its way into the collection of the Tallinn Zoo library, mainly publications that are of interest to zoo workers. Now that the library has moved into the new environmental education center (Ehitajate tee 150, west gate of the Zoo), its documents are accessible to the wider public. The library, located on the second floor of the building outside the ticket zone, mainly contains literature relevant to the work at a zoological garden: zoo management, zoology (invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals), and animal encyclopedias. Additional subjects include genetics, biological diversity, evolution, conservation, environmental protection, biogeography, ecology, veterinary medicine, hunting, stories about nature, etc.

The literature can be accessed in the reading room, loans are by special request only. The library is open Tuesday to Thursday 1 PM to 5 PM. Visits can be arranged at other times by calling (+372) 694 3316 or by e-mailing uve.ramst@tallinnzoo.ee




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

Indoor exhibitions are closed on Mondays. The zoo's territory is open for walking until 8 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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