Are you an Art/Media/Design student wanting to visit Colchester Zoo to complete coursework?

You can book discounted education tickets to visit Colchester Zoo by completing the below booking form and returning it via email to

Be aware, processing booking requests can take up to 5 working days, so please submit this form in well in advance of your propsed visit date.

Please fill in the form with as much detail as possible to allow us to assess your request


A 30-minute interview with a relevant staff member can be arranged if required for your course work. This is bookable on form. If you are requesting this, please submit a copy of your interview questions along with the form via email to

Biofact Resources

If arranged in advance, access to our educational teaching animal biofact collection (e.g. furs, feathers, etc.) can booked to take place during your visit. This collection contains real objects from customs confiscations, and other similar sources held by Colchester Zoo in order to education people about these animals and the illegal wildlife trade.

To request viewing access to this collection, please complete the relevant section on the booking form including as much detail as possible about what you would like to view and the rationale for this.

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