Royal Burgers' Zoo

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Netherlands - Arnhem

Institution Code: BURDI

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Royal Burgers' Zoo
Antoon van Hooffplein 1
6816 SH Netherlands

Telephone: +31 (0)26 4450373
Fax: +31 (0)26 4430776
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Alex van Hooff
    Curator's Name: Willeke Huizinga
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Ernst Kamphuis
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 6
    Educational Staff Number: 3
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Zoological Institution
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
  • Date founded: 1913
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 51.9797
    Longitude: 5.9124
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
  • Number of Visitors: 1000000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 3000
  • Special Collections:Member NPC scheme specialising in Ficus (Moraceae), Costus (Costaceae), Dracaena, Zingiberaceae and mangrove plants
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes