Aberdeen University, Zoology Museum

Aberdeen University, Zoology Museum
Department of Zoology
Zoology Building
Tillydrone Avenue
King's College
Aberdeen
Aberdeenshire
AB24 2TZ
Scotland

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk/museums

E-mail

museums@abdn.ac.uk

Telephone

01224 272850

Fax

01224 272396

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The Zoology Museum Collections are wide-ranging and are worldwide in scope. The collections cover the whole of the animal kingdom, from protozoa to the great whales. The museum contains around 75,000 specimens. One of these collections is of skeletal material, including scientifically important whale limbs relating to Darwin's Theory of Evolution. Also anatomical models, including examples from the major 19th century model makers like Auzox, Brendel and Osterloh. The most significant being around 40 glass models of marine invertebrates by Blaschka.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Free entry to the Museum Mon - Fri 9.am.-5.pm.
Educational parties and groups should book, in advance, via the Natural History Centre on 01224 274545 or nat.hist@abdn.ac.uk

Closed: Saturday and Sunday & public holidays

Admission charges

Entry is free but donations will help us maintain our collections.

Collection details

Natural Sciences

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