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  • 17May

    Summer Exhibition - in the Museum's Lower Gallery

    Friday 17th May to Sunday 15th September 2019

    Evolution is constantly producing incredible structures, shapes and patterns – both in the inner workings of animal bodies and in their external appearances.

  • 23Jul

    Join us to hear the story of Wicken Fen, including the tale of trying to bring back a lost frog species to Cambridgeshire.  Less than 1% of original fen survives in East Anglia, of which Wicken Fen is a fragment.  However, the Wicken Fen Vision is an ambitious plan to create a diverse landscape for wildlife and people stretching the edge of Cam

  • 30Jul

    Discover the science of Zoology at this day-long hands-on workshop, working with researchers in the Museum and Department of Zoology. See the amazing diversity of animal life on Earth, explore how animal bodies are built, and learn about the delicate balance of ecosystems.

  • 01Aug

    Calling all detectives in training! Join us for a day of science and problem solving at the University of Cambridge Museums. Hone your scientific skills in preparation for a forensic investigation at the Botanic Garden.

    Drop off at the Museum of Zoology. Pick up at the Botanic Garden.

  • 02Aug

    Discover animals without legs with stories and play, and make your very own worm to take home with you.

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 02Aug

    Book onto a tour and uncover the fascinating stories behind our collections, from the beetles of Charles Darwin to the tale of our fin whale.
    Suitable for ages 12+

    Tours cost £5 per person. Booking essential.

  • 06Aug

    Be inspired by our temporary exhibition, and craft your own mammal skeletons to take home with you.

    11.00-13.00 & 14.00-16.00

    Suitable for ages 4+

    Free. No need to book

  • 09Aug

    Taking place on the second Friday of every month in the Museum’s Discovery Space, the Discovery Talks explore themes from the history of the collections to current zoological research.   

    13.15-13.45

    Suitable for ages 12+

    Free. No need to book.

  • 15Aug

    Visit the Museum of Zoology for an afternoon of coral-themed activities. Learn about these amazing animals, the habitats they create and the threats they face with hands on activities and makes.

  • 16Aug

    Discover animals without legs with stories and play, and make your very own worm to take home with you.

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Free. Booking recommended.