University of Aberdeen Zoology Museum

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The Zoology Museum is the only large, international exhibition of zoological specimens in the north of Scotland.

Our display spans worldwide, from protozoa to the great whales, including taxidermy, skeletal material, study skins, fluid-preserved specimens and models.

The Zoology museum is open 10am – 4pm Monday-Friday. Entry is free to all!

If you have enquiries, offers of donations or specimens for identification, please contact the museums. If you wish to organise a group visit to the Zoology Museum or Cruickshank Gardens please contact the Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre for information about their activities.


  • Official Star Rating
  • Opening Times
    Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Facilities
    • Toilets
    • Child Friendly
    • Public Transport
  • Accessibility
    • Disabled Access
    • Blue Badge Parking

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