Aberdeen University, Zoology Museum


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Department of Zoology Zoology Building Tillydrone Avenue King's College
Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire
AB24 2TZ
Scotland

  • Phone: 01224 274330

Aberdeen University has the only large, international collection of zoological specimens in the north of Scotland. The Zoology Museum’s collections are worldwide in scope and cover more than 200 years of biological study at the University. Highlights on display include a stuffed Bengal tiger, great ape skeletons, and historic blue whale limbs and whale skeletons

Further information

Opening Hours:

Free entry to the Museum Mon - Fri 9.am.-5.pm. Closed: Saturday and Sunday & public holidays

Charges:

Entry is free but donations will help us maintain our collections.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Education facilities available
  • Library with public access
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Study facilities
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Primary school education service available
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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