Spend an exciting day with our wild and tame animals. Learn all about the animals, their habitats and how we can contribute to biodiversity together.
Go below the surface at the Baltic Sea Science Center and meet the animals that live there and take part in the inspiring exhibitions about the Baltic Sea and the environment.
At the Skansen Aquarium there is everything from monkeys, fish and crocodiles, to scorpions, parrots and frogs. Welcome to an exciting and exotic part of Skansen.
The children’s favorite! Here you will find lovely play areas, the homes of our smallest animals and the exquisite pacifier machine. A fun place where all children can get to know animals and nature all year round.
Great grey owl at Skansen.
About the Zoo
We work with education, conservation and research on the animals found at Skansen. We are a non-profit organization, the zoo’s main purpose is to spread knowledge about animals, nature and sustainability to our guests. Every day.
Animal Welfare at Skansen
At Skansen, animal welfare is a top priority. All animals at Skansen live in an environment that is adapted to meet their needs and resemble their real living environment. We always take into account the individual needs of each species, as well as individual animals. Skansen’s animals are cared for by trained staff with experience in caring for and protecting the welfare of animals.
Membership and accreditation
Skansen is a member of IUCN (The International Union for Conservation of Nature), EAZA (European Association of Zoos and Aquaria), WAZA (World Association of Zoos and Aquariums) and SDF (Svenska Djurparksföreningen) – organizations that all work with conservation projects and collaborations for to promote biological diversity.