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  • 21Nov

    The Jazz Festival is back at the Museum of Zoology. With boundary pushing Jazz in the Whale Cafe, the chance to chat to researchers and wander the new galleries after-dark.

  • 01Dec

    Winter Wildlife Family Fun Day

    Find out how animals survive winter and live in cold places. Discover the creatures that hibernate, and those that are active in the winter months, with trails, hands on activities and crafts

    10.00 – 16.30

    Suitable for ages 4+

    Free. No need to book.

  • 07Dec

    Brrrr. Explore the animals that live in cold places with stories and play, and create creature Christmas cards.  

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 07Dec

    From the cold of Antarctica, to the extreme heat of hydrothermal vents, take a tour around the Museum of Zoology and discover some of the adaptations Animals have to life at the extremes.

    15.00-16.00

    Suitable for ages 12+

    Tickets: £5. Booking essential

  • 30Jan

     

    Make like a swallow and escape the UK winter cold at the Museum of Zoology. Hear about the science of animal migrations, and explore warmer climes with arts and trails for grown ups.

    18.00-21.00

    Suitable for ages 18+

    Free. No need to book.

  • 31Jan

    A zoology discovery course designed especially for individuals living at home with a dementia diagnosis and their care partners. Each week we gather in the gallery for a short talk by a subject specialist, followed by related object handling or a closer look.

     

  • 01Feb

    From squirrels scuttling through the trees to worms wriggling through the soil, discover woodland animals with stories and play.

    10.30-11.15 repeated 11.30-12.15

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.

    Free. Booking recommended. 

  • 01Feb

    Take a tour around the Museum of Zoology and see specimen collected by Charles Darwin. Learn about his time in Cambridge and the lasting impact of the friendships he made here.

    15.00-16.00

    Suitable for ages 12+

    Tickets: £5. Booking essential

  • 08Feb

    Expeditions to far-flung places to collect specimens sound like the stuff of adventure stories, but still take place today.  Join Curator of Malacology Dr Richard Preece as he describes the Sir Peter Scott Commemorative Expedition to the Pitcairn Islands in 1991-2.  This international expedition lasted 18 months, and sought to provide the first

  • 13Feb

    Practice capturing the amazing detail and atmosphere of skeletal photography with professional photographer Susan Elaine Jones. Discover shadow, light and composition in an amazing setting with privileged access to the newly refurbished Museum of Zoology.

    19.30-21.30

    Suitable for ages 18+

    £30 per participant.