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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge
The University Museum of Zoology is one of the UK's largest and most important natural history collections. Our sparkling new galleries opened in June 2018.
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Aug 12
Only 5 weeks left of our 2019 exhibition 'Evolution as Inspiration' Don't miss your chance to see the wonderful art and sculptures from scientist and naturalist, Jonathan Kingdon. Exhibition and Museum entry FREE. πŸ¦“πŸ’πŸ¦“
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Aug 9
Kids bored at home? Join us for an afternoon of coral-themed activities. Did you know corals are animals? Learn about their habitats and the threats they face, with hands on activities and makes. Free, drop in. Ages 4+ Thurs 15 Aug 1pm- 4.30pm πŸ˜€πŸοΈπŸŒž
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Aug 7
Join us for a relaxed afternoon aimed at children with sensory sensitivities along with their families, siblings & carers. Mon 12th August, 1-2pm. Booking Essential:
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Aug 6
Scientists tend to explain their theories using words - in our summer exhibition, Jonathan Kingdon explains his theories about animal evolution using art. Bringing a fascinating new dimension to the Museum. Entry FREE. On now until 15 Sept. Don't miss it. πŸ¦“πŸ―πŸ’
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Aug 6
Brilliant film on insect decline by Paulo Mesquitela, with contributions by our Curator of Insects, Dr Ed Turner plus Prof. Dave Goulson (University of Sussex) & Paul Hetherington (Buglife). Essential viewing....
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Aug 2
Did you know? The giant spider crab is the biggest arthropod on Earth? And we have one in the Museum.... plus lots of other incredible specimens.. great for kids and adults. Museum entry FREE
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Jack Ashby Aug 1
Our new reptiles displays at are absolutely stunning, with around 300 incredible specimens. You'll find a chicken in the middle, making clear that are a fancy group of . πŸ’πŸπŸ“πŸŠπŸ
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Aug 1
Watch Jonathan Kingdon as he explains why monkeys have face patterns - then come and see his actual monkey masks in the Museum. They are part of our amazing summer art exhibition 'Evolution as Inspiration' running until 15 Sept. Entry FREE
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Jul 31
Cluck cluck! Spot the chicken in our NEW reptile display πŸ” We are highlighting that birds are a specialised group of reptiles - evolved from small Velociraptor-like dinosaurs. Amazing birds and reptile display is now open, all welcome. Entry FREE πŸπŸ“πŸ¦Ž
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Jul 30
Did you know? Starfish can regrow their limbs if they are torn off, and their severed limbs can sometimes also regrow new bodies....we have lots more fascinating facts at the Museum πŸ¦‹πŸΈπŸœ
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Jul 29
Have you visited our summer art exhibition yet? Wondering how art fits in a zoology museum? Take a look at artist and naturalist Jonathan Kingdon's introduction, then come along and see for yourself. In the lower gallery until 15 Sept. Entry FREE
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Jack Ashby Jul 26
"The Dead and the Living: Natural History’s Two Key Pillars in New Art Exhibition". Have a read of my blog for about our stunning 'Evolution as Inspiration' exhibition at .
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Jul 26
Date for your diaries: our next Discovery Talk is on Friday 9 August, 1.15-1.45pm, when you can hear about Dr Andrew Bladon's research on conserving butterflies under climate change. We look forward to seeing you there!
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Jul 25
School holidays have arrived! Our Explorer Bags are free to borrow at reception and contain all sorts of goodies to keep kids happy in the Museum. Museum is free, we also have a shop and cafe - something for everyone! πŸ‹πŸΈπŸ¦’ Hope to see you soon..
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Jul 24
Summer exhibition is now on 'Evolution as Inspiration', a collection of stunning artworks by artist and naturalist, Jonathan Kingdon. Until 15 Sept, free to enter. πŸ˜€See what Sir David Attenborough thought about it, when he came to open the exhibition...
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Jul 23
🐸TONIGHT🐸 Free talk from the Cambridge Conservation Initiative on Wicken Fen and the fate of the lost pool frog. Plus a chance to look round the Museum after hours. Tues 23 July @ 6pm in the Whale Hall. 🌞🐸🌞 Galleries open until 7.30pm.
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Jul 19
Join us on Tues 23 July at 6pm for a Cambridge Conservation Initiative talk on Wicken Fen and the plans to create a diverse landscape for wildlife, people and maybe also a home for the lost Pool Frog. Free, no need to book.
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Jul 17
It's tonight! Come down to our Zoology Late - see the Museum after hourswith short tours, sketching, badge making, plus beer, wine, soft drinks! What better way to spend your evening? Wed 17 July 6pm - 9pm. Museum entry and all activities FREE πŸ˜€πŸΊπŸ¦’πŸ³
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Jul 17
Unfortunately we had to cancel the Illustrating Animal Anatomy workshop this Sat 20 July. Do check our website for lots more events across the summer 🌞. Plus don't forget we have our art exhibition 'Evolution as Inspiration' on until 15 Sept. Free Entry.
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Museum of Zoology, Cambridge Jul 16
Lots of activities for families going on at the Museum this summer from Zoologist for a Day, Animal Tails, Build a Skeleton & an activity afternoon all about corals! Plus the Science Detectives day is featured Hope to see you across the summer! πŸžπŸ³πŸ¦‰πŸŒž
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