Grant Museum Of Zoology  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 31ST DECEMBER 2013

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, Rockefeller Building University College London, Bloomsbury, 21 University Street, London WC1E 6DE
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Jan-Dec, Mon-Sat 1pm-5pm, closed Apr 5-11
 
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The Grant Museum is the only remaining university zoological museum in London. It houses around 62,000 specimens, covering the whole Animal Kingdom. Founded in 1827 as a teaching collection, the Museum is packed full of skeletons, mounted animals and specimens preserved in fluid. Many of the species are now endangered or extinct including the Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine, the Quagga, and the Dodo.

 

About Grant Museum of Zoology

University College London's Grant Museum of Zoology houses around 62,000 specimens amounting to a diverse natural history collection covering the whole of the animal kingdom. Founded in 1827, the museum retains an air of the avid Victorian collector with cases packed full of skeletons, mounted animals and specimens preserved in fluid. More about Grant Museum of Zoology


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Camden Road Overground Station
 
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Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  35% off
130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
With 330 rooms, this West End venue conforms to the Radisson brand, offering a wide choice of rooms, smart, modern surroundings - with Asian-influenced touches and ... More
 
 
 
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71 Gower Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
For those who fancy staying in a hotel with a piece of English history, the Regency House Hotel should be first pick. Dating back to the ... More
 
 
 
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81-103 Euston Street, NW1 | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
This 4 star independent hotel located in Euston, prides itself in being the first award winning Ethical Hotel in the UK. The Standard Rooms, Superior ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st December 2016 to 21st May 2017
Grant Museum Of Zoology, 183 Euston Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Part of the Wellcome Collection's year-long exploration of our relationship with the natural world, Making Nature: How we see animals brings together over 100 objects to ...More
 
 
 
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Grant Museum Of Zoology, 58-60 Hampstead Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Grant Museum Of Zoology, 58-60 Hampstead Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Louise Orwin's research-driven performance about female desire in a patriarchal society. Contains adult themes....More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Theatre
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15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Circle
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12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
 
 
 
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The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat performance space located in central London, close to Great Portland Street, dedicated to presenting the work of theatre companies ... More
 
 
 
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Bolivar Hall at Venezuelan Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
54-56 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Part of the Venezuelan cultural complex located at 54 Grafton Way in Fitzrovia, London, Bolivar Hall first opened its doors to the public in 1986 as ... More
 
 
 
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Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
A major and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous Wellcome ... More
 
 
 
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Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named after ... More
 
 
 
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82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Unti 4 Euston Tower, 286 Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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TAP Coffee No.114
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No.114 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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63 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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98 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 2 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Dolphin Swimming Club
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U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 8 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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King & Queen
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1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 7 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 8 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Lowdown at the Albany
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Lowdown at the Albany, 240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 8 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Simmons Fitzrovia
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Maple Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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The Remedy
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124 Cleveland Street, W1T | 6 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Tucked away behind Warren Street and just a few minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road and Goodge Street stations, The Remedy is ... More
 
 
 
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Drakes Tabanco
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3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
 
 
 
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Friends House
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173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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The Rathbone Hotel
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30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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Poisoned! A UCL Museums Murder MysteryPoisoned! A UCL Museums Murder Mystery2017-05-19T18:30:00+01002017-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Grant Museum of Zoology,   Rockefeller Building University College London  21 University Street    WC1E 6DE
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Creature CreationsCreature Creations2017-05-20T13:30:00+01002017-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Grant Museum of Zoology,   Rockefeller Building University College London  21 University Street    WC1E 6DE
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Free EventOn Soon
Creature Creations
Under The Skin: Taxidermy LateUnder The Skin: Taxidermy Late2017-05-20T18:00:00+01002017-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Grant Museum of Zoology,   Rockefeller Building University College London  21 University Street    WC1E 6DE
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Free EventOn Soon
Under The Skin: Taxidermy Late
Explore ZoologyExplore Zoology2017-05-27T13:00:00+01002017-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Grant Museum of Zoology,   Rockefeller Building University College London  21 University Street    WC1E 6DE
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Free EventOn Soon
Explore Zoology
Killer CarnivoresKiller Carnivores2017-05-30T13:00:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Grant Museum of Zoology,   Rockefeller Building University College London  21 University Street    WC1E 6DE
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Killer Carnivores
Animal ShowoffAnimal ShowoffComedy, Stand-Up.2017-06-01T18:30:00+01002017-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Grant Museum of Zoology,   Rockefeller Building University College London  21 University Street    WC1E 6DE
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Animal Showoff
Explore ZoologyExplore Zoology2017-06-10T13:00:00+01002017-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Grant Museum of Zoology,   Rockefeller Building University College London  21 University Street    WC1E 6DE
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Free Event 
Explore Zoology
Creature CreationsCreature Creations2017-06-22T18:30:00+01002017-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Grant Museum of Zoology,   Rockefeller Building University College London  21 University Street    WC1E 6DE
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Free Event 
Creature Creations
Dead, Life DrawingDead, Life Drawing2017-06-22T18:30:00+01002017-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Grant Museum of Zoology,   Rockefeller Building University College London  21 University Street    WC1E 6DE
Category: event
 
Dead, Life Drawing
Creature CreationsCreature Creations2017-06-24T13:30:00+01002017-06-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Grant Museum of Zoology,   Rockefeller Building University College London  21 University Street    WC1E 6DE
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