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We are open Tuesday to Sunday. Admission is free. You will need a ticket if you are visiting at the weekend.  Weekend tickets are free and can be booked in advance.

If you are visiting Tuesday to Friday, you can just turn up at the Museum without a ticket.  

Details on how to book a weekend ticket are here -

Our Whale Café is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 3pm.


New Year 2022 opening: We will be open as usual from 10am on Tuesday 4th January 2022. 


The University Museum of Zoology is one of Cambridge's major attractions. Our brilliant 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.

Keep up to date with our news via the blog ,website and on InstagramTwitter and Facebook.

You can shop online from each of the University Museums at the new 'Curating Cambridge' online shop:

Visit our blog where we are sharing stories, news and information about all things zoological. You can even spot wildlife from your window with Open Your Window Bingo...

Should you need to contact the team please email

Best Wishes
The Museum of Zoology Team