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Grant Museum of Zoology  

 
 
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Rockefeller Building University College London, Bloomsbury, 21 University Street, London WC1E 6DE
 
 
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Mon to Sat 1pm-5pm | Closed Bank Holidays, Christmas & Easter
 

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Grant Museum of ZoologyUniversity 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. Endangered or extinct animals in the collection include the Dodo, the Thylacine (or Tasmanian Wolf), and the Quagga - one of only seven skeletons of the extinct zebra-like creature in the world. Not for the squeamish, but fascinating none the less, are Sir Victor Negus's collection of bisected heads.

 

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Grant Museum of Zoology  Quagga - photo by Sarah Parker  

   
Grant Museum of Zoology - Quagga - photo by Sarah Parker

Grant Museum of Zoology Quagga - photo by Sarah Parker 


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Euston Square Tube Station
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
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6 minutes walk
 
 
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Euro Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
Collingwood House NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  27% off
130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 3 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
Historic building in trendy Fitzrovia, guests enjoy free high-speed WiFi on unlimited devices; stylish single, double, family rooms and suites; and Steak and Lobster, serving mouth-watering ... More
 
 
 
The Academy Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  33% off
21 Gower Street, WC1E | 5 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
Thick carpets, antique furniture, free-standing claw-foot baths and delicate floral fabrics create an atmosphere of intimate country house elegance throughout this 49-room boutique hotel owned by ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  32% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 5 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
London > Attractions > Museums
Malet Place, University College London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 2 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
The Petrie Museum, located within University College London, is one of the largest and most fascinating collections of Egyptian archaeology anywhere in the world. There are ... More
 
 
 
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The Wiener Library
London > Attractions > Museums
29 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
The Wiener Library is the world's oldest library dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its causes and legacies. The library also hosts a regular programme ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 9 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
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Bolivar Hall at Venezuelan Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
54-56 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London 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 and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous Wellcome ... 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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EXHIBITION: For the Lives of All Women
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th September to 5th October 2019
Grant Museum of Zoology, 82 Gower Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
For the Lives of All Women (or Pela Vida das Mulheres) is a collection of photographs and interviews by Camila Cavalcante. For over two years, Cavalcante ...More
 
 
 
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Women In War
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 23rd September 2019 at 4pm and 7.30pm
Grant Museum of Zoology, 58-60 Hampstead Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
A work from Alfie James Productions that examines the real-life women whom served as nurses and ambulance drivers over the course of one eventful night....More
 
 
 
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Berlin/London: The Lost Photographs Of Gerty Simon
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th May to 15th October 2019 - 10am-5pm
Grant Museum of Zoology, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | 6 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....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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RADA - Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Malet Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
RADA's 160-seat Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre. ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 4 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... 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 relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, ... More
 
 
 
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Spymaster
London > Shopping > Specialists
11 Howland Street, Marylebone, London W1T | 3 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
Leading supplier of high-tech gadgets, communication and surveillance equipment. Shhhh! Just between you and me there’s this great shop in London that’s just perfect for those everyday, ... More
 
 
 
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Heal's, Tottenham Court Road
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. First opened in 1854, their flagship ... More
 
 
 
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TAP Coffee No.114
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
No.114 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
One of the three branches of this small chain, TAP Coffee No.114 follows the same formula as the others, focusing on proper ... 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, Tottenham Court Road
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
98 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
Credited with sparking "a food revolution in South London" by the Telegraph, Franco Manco has a distinct brand of slow-rise sourdough pizzas that people can't get ... 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
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
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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
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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Frame Fitzrovia
London > Leisure >
25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 8 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
Drop in and pay-as-you-go, Frame offers flexibility and fun workouts, from sweat drenched cardio to mindful meditation. Doing the gym differently, Frame puts you through ... More
 
 
 
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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
Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
 
 
 
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The Albany
London > Nightlife > Pubs
240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 8 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
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Simmons Fitzrovia
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Maple Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
The folks that brought you Simmons King's Cross and Simmons Camden have now made their way to Fitzrovia with whimsical watering hole Simmons Fitzrovia. Serving ... More
 
 
 
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Vijay's Bar & Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
93 Charlotte Street, W1T | 5 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
Cocktails and Indian-style bar snacks are served late into the night at atmospheric drinking den Vijay's Bar & Lounge on Charlotte ... More
 
 
 
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The Remedy
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
124 Cleveland Street, W1T | 6 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
Tucked away behind Warren Street and just a few minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road and Goodge Street stations, The Remedy is ... 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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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Grant Museum of Zoology
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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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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