Monkey World assists governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild.

At the Centre refugees of this illegal trade as well as those that have suffered abuse or neglect are rehabilitated into natural living groups.

Rescue & Rehabilitation
Monkey World | Ape Rescue Centre
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Primate Adoptions

Adoptions Visit the Adoptions page

Monkey World Gift Shop

Monkey World Shop Visit the online gift shop

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The Malagasy lemur enclosure will be closed from Tuesday 26th – Friday 29th June for maintenance and repairs. The lemur talk will not be taking place during this period. Apologies for inconvenience caused, and thank you for understanding.

How to get here

Nr Wareham,
BH20 6HH

Tel No: +44 (0) 1929 462537

The Centre

Opening Times

Open every day,
(except Christmas Day)
10am to 5pm.

Open 10am to 6pm
during July & August.

Last Entry is one hour
before closing.

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