The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

Museum visit under "Corona requirements”

Opening hours and admission

Dear visitors,

a visit to our exhibitions is currently possible WITHOUT prior appointment.

You can purchase your tickets at the box office. Of course, the previously booked time slots remain valid.

The presentation of a negative corona test is NOT required.

Last admission is at 5:15 pm (Wednesdays 8:15 pm).

Information about guided tours

Summer holiday programm (link is external)

Please continue to observe the protective measures and rules currently in force at the museum.

We look forward to your visit!


Protective and hygienic measures

The Museum Koenig follows the requirements of the Corona Protection Ordinance of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (link is external).

Accordingly, from 26.07.2021 onwards

- Obligation to wear a medical mask

- Maintain a minimum distance of 1.5 m from other people

- Easy traceability using a contact form

If you feel ill, please stay at home.

Cough or sneeze (along with the mask) into the crook of your arm and keep your hands away from your face (eyes, nose, mouth).

Avoid forming groups that are too close together.

In order to further minimize visitor encounters, the exhibitions can currently only be seen as a tour.

More information is available from the museum.


Advice and appointment

Visitor Service
Tue - Fri 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tel.: 0228 / 9122 227
E-mail: besucherservice [at]


Contact tracing form

To avoid waiting times, we ask you to fill out your contact tracing form and bring it with you when you visit the museum.

Many thanks for the support!