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Zoological Museum of Moscow University, Moscow

Zoological Museum of Moscow University, Moscow

One of the largest zoological museums in Russia, the Zoological Museum of Moscow University features over 4.5 million land and sea specimens. Only the Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences is larger. The Zoological Museum of Moscow University is also an important research facility regarding invertebrate zoology, entomology, ichthyology, ornithology and other branches of zoology. Each year results of research are published in the Researching Faunas.

The museum was established in 1791 as a museum of natural history. The lower floor of the museum contains the invertebrates, fish, amphibians and reptiles exhibitions while the upper floor holds the birds and mammals displays. Visitors will enjoy the displays which show some specimens in their natural habitat, the paintings of animals by Russian artists, and the numerous exhibits that occur frequently. Contributions from professional organizations like the Russian Academy of Sciences ensure that new specimens are regularly available for public viewing. More than 1,700 excursions are offered each year in Russian and English and an average of 150,000 patrons visits the museum each year. The museum is open 10 am to 6 pm Tuesday through Sunday, on Thursday is open 1 pm to pm. The museum is closed on Mondays and the last Tuesday of each month.

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Sight Name: Zoological Museum of Moscow University
Sight Location: Moscow, Russia
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

Walking Tours in Moscow, Russia

Create Your Own Walk in Moscow

Create Your Own Walk in Moscow

Creating your own self-guided walk in Moscow is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Moscow Introduction Walk

Moscow Introduction Walk

Moscow is the capital and the largest city in Russia. It is also a major political, cultural, economic and religious center. The city has a big number of places that worth being visited. Take this orientation walk to explore the best attractions Moscow has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Red Square Walking Tour

Red Square Walking Tour

Located in the heart of Moscow, the Red Square is regarded to be the central square of the whole Russia. It is also one of the most famous squares in the whole world. Spend 3 hours to this self guided tour and enjoy the sights of the heart of Moscow.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles

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