Birmingham Nature Centre
The Birmingham Nature Centre homes a wide range of animals, both European and from all across the world! Great for a family explore and with Keeper For The Day and Animal Encounter sessions you can get close-up behind the scenes access to them!
Some of the happy animals on display in large, naturalistic enclosures include charismatic and exciting species like meerkats, lemurs and otters -which tend to be kids' favourites simply because they're so playful! The Centre has a wide collection of endangered reptiles too and it plays an important role in international breeding programmes for them, so there's scope for educational elements if you want to take the trip that way!
The Nature Centre is gradually changing its focus to housing endangered species and focusing on animal conservation and captive breeding programmes.
This will give people a chance to see an increasing amount of rare and exotic species in Birmingham! Exciting but also wonderfully worthwhile.
Feeding times for various enclosures run between 11am and 1pm daily, so be sure to check out what's going on when you first arrive! Whether you are interested in animal conservation or just having a fun day out with the family, the Birmingham Nature Centre offers something for everyone! There's even a private function room which they are happy to host children's birthday parties in, so what are you waiting for? Let's go to the zoo!
The Nature Centre is situated on the Pershore Road opposite Pebble Mill Road. Bus routes 45 or 47 from the City Centre. Parking:Car parking is available to the side of the Centre. Access also available through MAC (Midlands Art Centre), entrance off Edgbaston Road- suitable for disabled visitors. Access: Full access for people with mobility difficulties including wheelchair users. No dogs allowed, except guide dogs.
If you've had fun on your family day out to Birmingham Nature Centre, tell us about it your visit, so other people will know it's a great place to go as well.
It may be worth checking out Birmingham Nature Centre's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.
Telephone: 0121 472 7775
Concessions (Senior citizens, students, passport to leisure holders) £4.50
Children 3 to 15 years £3
Children under 3 Free
Family tickets from £12.50
All children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Opening Times: 2015 Opening Details:
Summer (commencing the first week of April) 10am to 5pm, last admission 4pm.
Winter (commencing the last weekend of October) 10am to 4pm, last admission 3pm.
The Nature Centre will close for 5 days over the Christmas period.
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