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The renovated University Museum of Zoology opened on Saturday 23 June 2018. It is one of Cambridge's major attractions. Our brilliant new galleries showcase the diversity of animal life, from marsupials to monkeys, mammoths to manatees. Visit us to discover stories of extinction, survival, evolution and exploration.

Visit Us

Free Entry. Opening Times:

Monday: Closed (open Bank Holiday Mondays)

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00am - 4:30pm

Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays
12:00 noon - 4:30pm

Due to the University’s holiday closure, we are not able to open on Good Friday and for the period between Christmas and New Year.


This year the museum closes at 4.30pm on Sunday 23rd December 2018 and reopens at 10am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.