Grant Museum Of Zoology

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 31ST DECEMBER 2013

ADDRESS
Grant Museum of Zoology, Rockefeller Building University College London, Bloomsbury, 21 University Street, London WC1E 6DE 
 
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Dates:
7th April 2010 until 31st December 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Jan-Dec, Mon-Sat 1pm-5pm, closed Apr 5-11
 
PRICES
free
 

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  • Visitor Information

The Grant Museum is the only remaining university zoological museum in London. It houses around 62,000 specimens, covering the whole Animal Kingdom. Founded in 1827 as a teaching collection, the Museum is packed full of skeletons, mounted animals and specimens preserved in fluid. Many of the species are now endangered or extinct including the Tasmanian Tiger or Thylacine, the Quagga, and the Dodo.

 

About Grant Museum of Zoology

University College London's Grant Museum of Zoology houses around 62,000 specimens amounting to a diverse natural history collection covering the whole of the animal kingdom. Founded in 1827, the museum retains an air of the avid Victorian collector with cases packed full of skeletons, mounted animals and specimens preserved in fluid. More about Grant Museum of Zoology

LondonTown.com - Grant Museum Of Zoology Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Euston Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Warren Street Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Euro Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
Collingwood House NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
With 330 rooms, this West End venue conforms to the Radisson brand, offering a wide choice of rooms, smart, modern surroundings - with Asian-influenced touches and ... More
 
 
 
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71 Gower Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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81-103 Euston Street, NW1 | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd May to 13th September 2014
Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 12 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Chichester Festival Theatre has a happy knack of bringing first class musical revivals to the West End - with 'Singin' in the Rain', 'Sweeney ...More
 
 
 
Miss Saigon
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd May to 25th October 2014
Prince Edward Theatre, 28 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 13 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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I Can't Sing!
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th February to 25th October 2014
London Palladium, 8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 13 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Comedian and writer Harry Hill and composer Steve Brown present their irreverent comedy musical 'I Can't Sing!' at the London Palladium this February. The arrival ...More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
 
 
 
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The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat performance space located in central London, close to Great Portland Street, dedicated to presenting the work of theatre companies ... More
 
 
 
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The Wheatsheaf
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 8 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Stop at The Wheatsheaf on Rathbone Place and you'll be having a pint where people like George Orwell, Anthony Burgess and Dylan Thomas have stopped and ... More
 
 
 
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Bolivar Hall at Venezuelan Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
54-56 Grafton Way, W1T | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Part of the Venezuelan cultural complex located at 54 Grafton Way in Fitzrovia, London, Bolivar Hall first opened its doors to the public in 1986 as ... More
 
 
 
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Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
A major cultural venue costing £30 million, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous ... More
 
 
 
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Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named after ... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's - Gower Street
London > Shopping > Books
82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relativenewcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, in1982 ... More
 
 
 
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Heal's
London > Shopping > House and Garden
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Though it was established in 1800 Heal's is renowned for its beautifully designed furniture, attractive modern decorations and hyper-modern kitchenware. The Heal's trademark has become synonymous ... More
 
 
 
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Almost Famous
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Almost Famous started out selling limited runs of classy denim, but this flagship store marks their expansion into a whole range of elegant ladies clothes. Born ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
63 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Franco Manca
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
98 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 2 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Ask! Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
48 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
A good pizza chain. Serves tasty large Italian pizzas, pasta and salads in light spacious restaurants. A reliable and quick meal option.... More
 
 
 
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 2 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Agua at Sanderson
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 8 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 7 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 8 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Lowdown at the Albany
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Lowdown at the Albany, 240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 8 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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Shochu Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
37 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Shochu Lounge's mixture of of rustic wood and shiny twenty-first century fittings is very Japanese, as is the low, moody lighting, and the cocktails, which are ... More
 
 
 
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Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, W1T | 7 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
 
 
 
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Bourne & Hollingsworth
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
Prohibition-era themed basement bar in Fitzrovia, with a good line in retro comedy. The joke is that it's a bar dodging the law by masquerading as ... More
 
 
 
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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Imagination Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Crescent, 25 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 8 minutes from Grant Museum Of Zoology
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