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Zoological Museum of Moscow State University

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Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Nice little natural history museum

A nice collection of fossils, bones, (well-made) taxidermy animals and stuff in jars. It's a big... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2013
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Heaven for Science nerd

Don’t let bad review discourage you from going here. It is worth spending time if you are keen on... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
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Zoological Museum of Moscow state University. M. V. Lomonosov is the oldest and largest University Museum in Russia. Founded in 1791 as the Cabinet of natural history at the Moscow Imperial University. By the end of the 19th century the number of...more
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Bolshaya Nikitskaya St., 6, Moscow 125009, Russia
Boulevard Ring
+7 495 629-39-48
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Don’t let bad review discourage you from going here. It is worth spending time if you are keen on animal in science way. It has a very good collection. Many are endemic and rare or even endanger species. Stuffed animal were very well posture. and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This is less like a museum and more like an old building where taxidermy took place. It was interesting to see. Nothing is in English here but Google translate worked well enough to at least know what some of the more obscure stuff was. I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 19, 2015

Been there in the summer with my husband and father-in-law as a kind of reminiscence of times, when they used to go there quite often, because my husband simply loved it. Unfortunately, they confirmed it stayed quite the same after 20 years which can be...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is one of my favourite museums, but unfortunately people from here don't find it interesting as it isn't modern. I normally bring here my foreign friends and they stay quite amazed with it. This museum has a great old fashioned sovietic spirit and contains...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed July 3, 2013

A nice collection of fossils, bones, (well-made) taxidermy animals and stuff in jars. It's a big collection but it's jammed in close together. There is unfortunately usually no information other than the name of the species and no English translations. It's good for kids (that...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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