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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Warren Street Tube Station
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
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Euston Railway Station
 
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Euro Car Parks
 
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Collingwood House NCP
 
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