EXTENDED OPENING HOURS IN THE SUMMER VACATIONS!
During summer vacation, the BIOTOPIA Lab will be open Friday through Sunday all day (from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) and will offer rotating hands-on programs throughout. You can find out which program is offered when on the weekend activities page.
PLAN YOUR WALK-IN VISIT OR PRE-REGISTER
The BIOTOPIA Lab is open for visitors as long as regulations allow (rules for museums and cultural institutions). Short-term changes are possible depending on the current infection levels. You can visit the Lab spontaneously during a visit to the Botanical Gardens or pre-reserve your slot online, in which case your registration gets you free access to the Botanical Gardens.
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To enter, you must pass through the main entrance of the Botanical Garden (Menzinger Str. 65). Visitors of the BIOTOPIA Lab do not have to pay the entrance fee to the Botanical Garden if they present their free registration, as we assume that you will come directly to the Lab. If you want to enjoy the Botanical Garden before or after your Lab visit, please buy a ticket. Depending on the Corona rules, this is only possible until the day before and only online - please see the Botanical Garden's page for more information.
You can find the Lab on the right, around the corner of the Botanical Institute, across the greenhouses.
Please follow the signs!
Barrier-free access to the Lab via ramp or elevator inside the institute is possible. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed.
If necessary, you can call on site as soon as you are there (089 / 178 61-411) or let us know in the ticket booth of the Botanical Garden.
There are three disabled parking spaces in front of the main entrance to the Botanical Institute (Menzinger Str. 67).
You can easily reach the BIOTOPIA Lab by public transport.
Botanischer Garten stop (tram 17, bus 143, 180)
Both lines are suitable for wheelchair users.
There are some parking spaces across from the entrance of the Botanical Garden (Menzinger Str. 67).
Friday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
On holidays: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(except the Botanical Garden closes earlier)
Short-term changes are possible depending on the current infection levels.
The Birdly Flight Simulator can be tried during the opening hours.
To fly with the Birdly, the "wingspan" (fingertip to fingertip) must be at least 1.20m.
The open drop in programs will initially only take place on weekends, holidays and during school vacations (The exhibition areas can be visited nevertheless).
The opening times may be changed during the school holidays. Check the information on our lab event page.
You can visit the Lab spontaneously during a visit to the Botanical Gardens or pre-register your slot online, in which case your registration gets you free access to the Botanical Gardens. Reservation by phone or email is not possible.
To comply with the corona regulations, we are limiting the number of visitors in the BIOTOPIA Lab. Please wear an FFP2 mask when you come to the reserved appointment and understand that you may have to wait a little during peak hours despite registration.
Visitors of the BIOTOPIA Lab do not have to pay the entrance fee to the Botanical Garden if they present their free registration, as we assume that you will come directly to the Lab. If you want to enjoy the Botanical Garden before or after your Lab visit, please buy a ticket. Depending on the Corona rules, this is only possible until the day before and only online - please see the Botanical Garden website for more information.
A minimum distance of 1.5 meters must be kept even with a mask.
For events and workshops we have to take your personal data for contact tracking and keep it for 1 month according to the DSGVO. This is not necessary for regular visits to the lab.
We provide disinfectants and disinfection wipes, also for one-handed listeners and contact surfaces.
In case of non-compliance with the rules, we will remind you. Visitors who still do not follow the rules are asked to leave the lab.
Persons with acute symptoms of illness, such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, shortness of breath, loss of sense of taste and smell, sore throat or earache, are prohibited from entering the BITOPIA Lab. The same applies to individuals who have had contact with COVID-19 cases in the last 14 days or are otherwise under quarantine regulations.
Menzinger Str. 67
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