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Really fun and loved talking to the students

We are highly interested in university zoology museums and education and were happy to pay a visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LSQRD1
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Kent, Ohio
Little zoological gem

This is a little gem of a museum. The Blaschka glass sea creatures are worth a visit on their own... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
ajpandrew
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin's best kept secret! Suitable for all the family, the Zoological Museum holds some of the most amazing creatures on the planet. Don't miss the tragic tale of Ireland's Last Great Auk, extinct since 1844. Meet Prince Tom the "Royal Elephant...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2 College Green | Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
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+353 1 896 1366
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are highly interested in university zoology museums and education and were happy to pay a visit. It is small but interactive. There are a number of interesting specimens that you can handle (like a huge narwhal tusk and a huge living snail). The real...More

1  Thank LSQRD1
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is a little gem of a museum. The Blaschka glass sea creatures are worth a visit on their own. These and the rest of the exhibits are brought to life by the enthusiastic and knowledgable guides. Our guide, James, really knew his stuff and...More

Thank ajpandrew
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Museum in TCD to give the grandsons an insight into this aspect unusual animals. We learned as much as they did and the Zoology student Neil was wonderful in explaining to the two boys (ages 11 and 6). Well worth a visit...More

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Paid 3 Euro per person to see a floor with some specimens of animals and skeletons. Hot inside. I have seen museums worthy of the title. This is a collection and a small one at that.

2  Thank Brenda B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This hidden treasure is a great way to spend an hour in the heart of the city. Manned by enthusiastic TCD students there is a small entrance fee which funds the museum. It is one room which is packed full of Glass cases with animals...More

1  Thank Sinead M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Wow! This small one room museum is packed full of interesting exhibits. Visited with a 5-year old and a 2-year old. Both found lots to wonder at as well as touch, feel and rub. Staffed by students who are very friendly and helpful as well...More

1  Thank Fitzgerald_home
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Dropped 10 year old son in for a visit last week. Girl at desk super friendly and clearly loves her job. Guy showing visitors the exhibits also really friendly and interested. This is a small museum but packed tight with cool stuff and my son...More

Thank HelenT037
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Went here with young boy's who love animals and nature. Couldn't say enough good things about it. One of the staff members spent about an hour with the kids explaining about all the exhibits, answering questions and even opening drawers an presses to show them...More

Thank Aidan S
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Went to this exhibit with my six year old today and couldn't get her to leave! The exhibitors where very informative and ultra friendly. I would highly recommend seeing this before it closes on Sept 4 2016. I hope to revisit again another time it...More

Thank rameire
Reviewed 17 August 2016

the TC students who staff this museum, which is really the zoology dept's teaching lab, make the whole experience. They're so knowledgeable and clearly love sharing what they know. We got to touch so much stuff - live giant snails and millipedes, teeth, bones, pelts,...More

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extroardinaire
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Response from NewJerseylovedGreece |
It's on the far end of the college and basically it is a single room in the Zoology Dept. It is a few Euros and it goes to the department. Honestly, read my review it is a cool place to take a short walk through.
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