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Zoological Museum

Karl-Schmid-Strasse 4, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
+41 44 634 38 38
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Not your typical lame museum, free entrance

Great place with lots of cool and interesting stuffed animals. Very interesting and the free... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
duckman495
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Stuffed animals

A really great collection of taxidermy specimens! Lots of fun to look around, although most labels... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Heather R
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Karl-Schmid-Strasse 4, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place with lots of cool and interesting stuffed animals. Very interesting and the free entrance only makes it even better.

Thank duckman495
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

A really great collection of taxidermy specimens! Lots of fun to look around, although most labels are only in German. Luckily, the labels were the German name and the Latin name, which helped. My only problem (and this isn't their fault) was that this museum...More

1  Thank Heather R
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is a very nice natural history museum - modern and well presented, with interesting displays and interesting specimens and species. It is free to boot. My only complaint is that there is not much of it - it is a small natural history museum...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

As you probably have guessed from the title of my review, I came here with two young children (my nephews) and the first flow became boring to them after a little while. I am going to try to explain why, but first... let's give it...More

1  Thank rodrigoelp
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

On Arrival, very friendly staff at the reception desk. It's a small Museum with lots of different stuffed animals and fossils. The Kids loved it, as there is a small area especially for them. Few interactive Things around, and lot of animals. Even as adults...More

Thank travelgrumpy
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

this museum houses the most amazing collection of animals and fossils and so much more! it is a fantastic place for kids to learn! a must visit!

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This is small museum for animal lovers be it kids or adults You can call it a small natural histroy museum. Don't forget to carry your swiss pass for free entry

1  Thank Umang A
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Easy to find from the Polybahn - short walk. Extremely helpful staff. Lovely atmosphere in this small museum - like a small Natural History Museum in London. Fascinated by the Irish Elk, nearly as big as a mammoth, found in husband's family's town of Limerick....More

1  Thank bayofroses
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Given its size and the fact that entrance is free, this is a great museum, especially for children but also for the interested adults. Mammals and birds of Switzerland are nicely presented and well introduced, plus some Swiss amphibians and reptiles. There are lots of...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

The zoological museum is a great place for all animal lovers . The entrance is also free so totally worth it.

Thank Suvir B
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