Grant Museum of Zoology
The Grant Museum of Zoology is the only remaining university zoological
museum in London. It houses around 68,000 specimens, covering the whole
Founded in 1828 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.
Grant Museum Late Summer Closure 2015
We will be closed from
Monday 24th August for around two weeks for essential works to our heating system. Please check our Visit Us page for the most up to date information
What's on at the Grant Museum
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The museum is involved in groundbreaking zoological and museum research
A range of exciting educational programmes take place in the museum
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