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Centre for Young Naturalists

Centre for Young Naturalists, The House of Children and Youth of Prague, organises free time activities for children and youth with focus on nature sciences and breeding. The area includes a small zoo (ponies, goats, crocodiles, snakes, kangaroos, carrots), a botanical garden and a playground. It is located near the Anděl Metro Station.

  • botanical garden
  • zoo
  • with children

Practical information

During the year, there are organised educative events, activities, workshops for children. Children can sign up for a specific year-long animal club. The courses here are held each weekday afternoon and separated by subject matter and age (animal clubs for rabbits, for mice, for guinea pigs for small children) or (ornithology, entomology or paleontology for older children).

The area is open every day

Club Garden

Opening time: Monday – Friday 8.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m., Saturday 9.00 – 4.00 a.m. (April - October)

The glasshouse and the tropical terrarium can be visited on Tuesday (2.00-6.00 p.m.), Wednesday (9.00-12.00 a.m.), Thursday (2.00-4.00 p.m.) otherwise after a reservation. The admission fee to the glasshouse and terrarium is CZK 40/1 adult and 20 CZK/1kid.

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  • Centre for Young Naturalists
  • Drtinova 1a
  • 150 00 Praha 5- Smíchov
  • +420222333861