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Zoological Museum

Karl-Schmid-Strasse 4, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
+41 44 634 38 38
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excellent small museum

This is a very nice natural history museum - modern and well presented, with interesting displays... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
uncshai
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Very fun for adults but children get bored after a short while.

As you probably have guessed from the title of my review, I came here with two young children (my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rodrigoelp
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Average6%
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“animal lovers” (5 reviews)
“free entry” (6 reviews)
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Karl-Schmid-Strasse 4, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
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+41 44 634 38 38
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"stuffed animals"
in 8 reviews
"animal lovers"
in 5 reviews
"free entry"
in 6 reviews
"natural history"
in 4 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 4 reviews
"all ages"
in 4 reviews
"great collection"
in 4 reviews
"information desk"
in 2 reviews
"few hours"
in 5 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"microscope"
in 12 reviews
"fossils"
in 12 reviews
"university"
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"birds"
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"display"
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"films"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank rodrigoelp
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Reviewed March 12, 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
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Reviewed January 24, 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 January 11, 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

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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Easy to find from the Polybahn - short walk. Extremely helpful staff. Lovely atmosphere in this small museum - like a small Natural History Museum in London. Fascinated by the Irish Elk, nearly as big as a mammoth, found in husband's family's town of Limerick....More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

Given its size and the fact that entrance is free, this is a great museum, especially for children but also for the interested adults. Mammals and birds of Switzerland are nicely presented and well introduced, plus some Swiss amphibians and reptiles. There are lots of...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

The zoological museum is a great place for all animal lovers . The entrance is also free so totally worth it.

Thank Suvir B
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Visited for an hour.. I really enjoyed my time in there. You can see animals from around the Globe, learn stuff, use a microscope.. Great!

Thank AkisTsik
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Decided to go to the museum because it was free entrance. attached to the Zurich university, is a nice, neat, interactive and complete, for its size, display of animals. For tourism purposes the problem is that everything is in German, so if you don’t speak...More

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