Cambridge University Museum of Zoology
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
A combination research facility and zoological collection, the museum is a part of the Department of Zoology at Cambridge University. It is located in a modern buiding on Downing Street, near the Sedgewick Museum of Geology and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
The museum houses permanent exhibits of life forms, organised from the very simplest organisms and vertebrates up to birds and mammals. Both fossil and currently living species are represented in the collection on display.
In addition, the museum shows temporary exhibits, made to illustrate a particular scientific or zoological theme. In particular these temporary exhibits are built to celebrate National Museums Week and National Science Week.
Address: Downing Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, CB2 3EJ
Attraction Type: Museum
Phone: 01223 336 650
OS: TL451 582
Photo Credit: Elliott Simpson, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low to exceptional) on historic interest
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