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Zurich Zoological Museum

Situated on the grounds of the University of Zürich, on the eastern edge of Zurich’s Old Town, this... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
EktaN29
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 June 20, 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When I asked why all of the signage was only in German when the language of science in Europe is now English, she said, "It is only for Germans." I found that curious. The exhibits were probably great for children as long as they could...More

1  Thank NoPegasus
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Situated on the grounds of the University of Zürich, on the eastern edge of Zurich’s Old Town, this museum houses a wide-ranging collection of almost 10,00,000 amphibians, birds, insects, reptiles, mammals and mollusks gathered since the 1600s. The museum is spread over two floors; native...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2018

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

Thank duckman495
Reviewed May 26, 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

2  Thank Heather R
Reviewed May 11, 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

Thank uncshai
Reviewed May 2, 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

2  Thank rodrigoelp
Reviewed March 12, 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
Reviewed January 24, 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 January 11, 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
Reviewed January 6, 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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