The Zoological Museum
Zoological Museum located on campus in Trinity College Dublin. The museum is highly interactive featuring lots of exhibits that can be picked up and handled.
The Zoological Museum contains an extensive collection of animals from Ireland and abroad from a total collection of approximately 25,000 specimens. The collection contains representatives of all the animal phyla, from tiny protozoa, to large mammals and fulfills a significant teaching, research and educational role both within college and to the wider community.
Hold one of the world’s strangest teeth. Admire the world-renowned delicate glass artworks of sea creatures crafted by father and son team Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka in the 19th century.
Have your photograph taken through the jaws of a Great White Shark.
Don’t miss the tragic tale of Ireland’s Last Great Auk. Extinct since 1844, only a handful of these beautiful birds survive in museums today.
Look out for the Tasmanian Wolf, is it really extinct?
Learn how scientists in Australia are attempting to use DNA to re-create this marvelous marsupial.
Suitable for all the family, the Zoological Museum holds some of the most amazing creatures on the planet.
It’s a great activity for a rainy day