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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. Museum opening times:

Monday: Closed (open Bank Holiday Mondays)

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

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

Closed from 23 December 2019 to 1 January 2020 inclusive.

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.

Whale café is now open 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday. Saturday: 10am to 4pm.   Further information will be posted on the University Centre website