Saturday, 29 June 2013

TCD's Zoological Museum Guided Tours

Fancy getting your picture taken through the jaws of a shark or feeling the might of a crocodile’s teeth? Then a guided tour of Trinity College’s Zoological Museum over the summer months might be for you.  The 250-year old collection houses 25,000 specimens, representing all of the animal phyla. While the main purpose of the museum is to provide undergraduate training in animal systematics, biodiversity and taxonomy, the museum will be open to the public from Monday, June 24th, 2013 for a limited period only.Visitors will be given a guided introduction to the world of extinct creatures, exotic beasts and glass models of marine animals. The tours will be given by zoology students and staff.
Bookings can be made at the Zoological Museum booth outside the Book of Kells Exhibition, The Old Library, Fellows Square, Trinity College.Opening Times: Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm, via guided tourAdmission: Combined entry for Zoological Museum and the Book of Kells: Adults €15, Family €30, OAP/Student €12. Entry to the Zoological Museum only: Adults €8, Family €15, OAP/Student €7.

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