Grant Museum of Zoology

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  • Address:

    Grant Museum of Zoology Rockefeller Building, University College London
    21 University St
    London
    WC1E 6DE

  • Venue phone:

    020 3108 2052

  • Venue website:

    www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/zoology

  • Opening hours:

    Mon-Sat 1-5pm; closed Christmas/Easter period.

  • Transport:

    Tube: Euston/Goodge St

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Explore Zoology

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Take budding animal biologists along to the Grant Museum of Zoology for a spot of hands-on exploration. Museum staff will be digging out some special specimens so visitors can find out how a snake’s skin feels or discover just how big and sharp a shark’s...

Explore Zoology

Show'n'Tell: Lake Baikal

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At this on-going series of talks PhD students carrying out research at University Collage London are invited to showcase one object from the Grant Museum of Zoology. January's speaker, Jennifer Adams will be talking about her research on the biodiversity...

Strange Creatures: The Art of Unknown Animals

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When intrepid explorers set out on international adventures and discovered animal species which were completely alien to their society, the only way of explaining them to the wider world was through art and description. Nowadays we have more impressive...

Strange Creatures: The Art of Unknown Animals
  1. Mon Mar 16 2015 – Sat Jun 27 2015
  2. Grant Museum of Zoology
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Sarahb

Amazing collection of specimens, enough to appeal to all ages and levels of curiosity. My favourite is the jar of moles, but the inclusion of someone's cloned pet and the opportunity to dig for millions of years old fossilised sharks teeth have kept me going back. There are rare screenings, bizarre talks and enthusiast fuelled exhibitions. Get on the mailing list and explore some of the quirkier sides of London's Natural History treasures.