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Information about the coronavirus

Due to current developments in the spread of the coronavirus, the University of Zurich has decided to close the Zoological Museum to the public until further notice

We thank you for your understanding and hope that this measure will slow down the spread of the virus.



A Showcase for the University

With its permanent exhibition, special exhibitions and numerous events, in addition to special offers for schools and groups, the Zoological Museum of the University of Zurich contributes an important part to the education and the independent formation of public opinion. It raises awareness and enthusiasm for the beauty, diversity and value of nature. The museum considers itself the university’s showcase and promotes the understanding of university research and its function within the general population.

Permanent Exhibition
Special Exhibition
Schools (in German)
Guided Tours and Events

The museum is affiliated with the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies within the Faculty of Science.