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Zoological Museum

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Nice collection!

I enjoyed this museum. It's not the best or the biggest but it's still very enjoyable with lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Zurich Zoological Museum

Situated on the grounds of the University of Zürich, on the eastern edge of Zurich’s Old Town, this... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
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Reviewed 5 March 2015

a great place for kids and adult, you will have fun, and guess what its free. you can reach it by Tram

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

When I asked why all of the signage was only in German when the language of science in Europe is now English, she said, "It is only for Germans." I found that curious. The exhibits were probably great for children as long as they could...More

2  Thank NoPegasus
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed this museum. It's not the best or the biggest but it's still very enjoyable with lots of great exhibits! Plus, it's free, which is great! Children & adults need to have access regardless of their Socio-Economic-Status. Most museums have a cost in Zurich.

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

When I asked why all of the signage was only in German when the language of science in Europe is now English, she said, "It is only for Germans." I found that curious. The exhibits were probably great for children as long as they could...More

2  Thank NoPegasus
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Situated on the grounds of the University of Zürich, on the eastern edge of Zurich’s Old Town, this museum houses a wide-ranging collection of almost 10,00,000 amphibians, birds, insects, reptiles, mammals and mollusks gathered since the 1600s. The museum is spread over two floors; native...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Great place with lots of cool and interesting stuffed animals. Very interesting and the free entrance only makes it even better.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

A really great collection of taxidermy specimens! Lots of fun to look around, although most labels are only in German. Luckily, the labels were the German name and the Latin name, which helped. My only problem (and this isn't their fault) was that this museum...More

2  Thank Heather R
Reviewed 12 May 2018

This is a very nice natural history museum - modern and well presented, with interesting displays and interesting specimens and species. It is free to boot. My only complaint is that there is not much of it - it is a small natural history museum...More

Thank uncshai
Reviewed 3 May 2018

As you probably have guessed from the title of my review, I came here with two young children (my nephews) and the first flow became boring to them after a little while. I am going to try to explain why, but first... let's give it...More

2  Thank rodrigoelp
Reviewed 12 March 2018

On Arrival, very friendly staff at the reception desk. It's a small Museum with lots of different stuffed animals and fossils. The Kids loved it, as there is a small area especially for them. Few interactive Things around, and lot of animals. Even as adults...More

Thank travelgrumpy
Reviewed 24 January 2018

this museum houses the most amazing collection of animals and fossils and so much more! it is a fantastic place for kids to learn! a must visit!

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

This is small museum for animal lovers be it kids or adults You can call it a small natural histroy museum. Don't forget to carry your swiss pass for free entry

1  Thank Umang A
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