UCL: Grant Museum of Zoology
- Rockefeller Building, University College London, 21 University Street London, WC1E 6DE
- +44 (0)20 3108 2052
- Opening times
- Monday-Saturday, 13.00-17.00 (including the bank holidays in May and August). Open for group and research visits on weekday mornings 10.00-13.00, advanced booking is required. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of ten or more must book in advance.
- Closest station
- Euston Square
Grant Museum of Zoology is the only remaining university zoological
museum in London. It houses around 68,000 specimens, covering the whole
Founded in 1828 as a teaching collection, the Museum is packed full of skeletons, mounted animals and specimens preserved in fluid. Many of the species are now endangered or extinct including thylacine, the quagga, and the dodo.
The Grant Museum is part of UCL Culture, and we are a creative team
at large and active across the university, curating and animating UCL
Our people manage museums, theatres, collections and facilitate engagement.