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University of Aberdeen Zoology Museum

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A Wonderful New Addition to Aberdeen

This new library at Aberdeen University puts the city on the map, which is more than the oil... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ellon, United Kingdom
Nice trip

They have a very big collection of animals and bones, it is very entertaining and interesting for a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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“on display”(5 reviews)
The University of Aberdeen has the only large, international collection of zoological specimens in the north of Scotland. The Zoology Museum's displays have just been renovated and include a new exhibit about evolution, as well as a stuffed Bengal...more
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Tillydrone Avenue | The Zoology Building, Aberdeen AB24 2TZ, Scotland
+44 1224 274330
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This new library at Aberdeen University puts the city on the map, which is more than the oil industry ever did, in over 40 years.

Thank Jack7_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a very big collection of animals and bones, it is very entertaining and interesting for a quick nice trip! Entry its free but donations to keep it open are acceptable. Please donate if you can to help them keep this lovely place open!...More

Thank AlineYoung
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with our 5 year old grandson who was absolutely fascinated with everything. He particulary liked the large animal skeletons.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Really enjoyed our visit to the zoology museum at Aberdeen University. Lots of exhibits to look at and it’s free to get in. If your travelling by car don’t park in the university grounds or you could be hit with a £60 charge, parking available...More

Thank PortPie
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This small but packed museum has many interesting and unusual exhibits free entry and backs onto the Cruickshank Gardens very peaceful.

Thank alan w
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Lots and lots of exhibits, amazed at the size and scale of some of them. Very interesting afternoon.

Thank weimarador
Reviewed 14 August 2018

From New Zealand we put this on our "to be visited" list. Finally managed to get our Aberdeen resident son and his kids to join us. There's a lack of parking in the area but we managed to find a park in a neighbouring residential...More

Thank Grant N
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My son was determined to come here having looked himself on here! All of the exhibits are displayed in cases but very well displayed so plenty for young eyes to look at. The lower floor was more interesting as they had some very unusual animals...More

Thank Maddy808
Reviewed 3 August 2018

There are upper and lower areas full of stuffed animals and skeletons, many of them quite spectacular. If you like and old fashioned museum full of dead animals in glass cases this place is one of the best, and it's free to enter. Personally it's...More

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I have lived in Aberdeen for 50 years but had never visited this place before. What an amazing hidden gem. There are lots of stuffed animals, birds, fish, insects and skeletons to see including some rare species. There are also lovely gardens to wander round...More

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