Museum of Zoology
The University Museum of Zoology is Cambridgeshire’s current “Museum of the Year”, and one of the largest and most important natural history collections in the country. Thousands of incredible specimens are on display spanning the entire animal kingdom, from elephants, whales, giant sloths and giraffes, to birds, reptiles, insects and molluscs.
The Museum’s exhibits explore stories of conservation, extinction, survival, evolution and discovery. The collections hold two million wonderful treasures, including specimens discovered by the great naturalists, including Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace.
With a packed programme of events and exhibitions, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Entry to the Museum is free.
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4.30pm; Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays: 12-4.30pm.
Closed on Good Friday and for the period between Christmas and New Year.