Zoological Museum of Moscow University, Moscow
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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Zoological Museum of Moscow University on Map
Sight Location: Moscow, Russia
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Walking Tours in Moscow, Russia
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles
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