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Due to the new COVID-19 measures resolved by the Swiss Federal Council the museum remains closed until the end of February 2021!

Guided tours on Sundays, workshops, birthday parties and film screenings will not be available until the end of March 2021.

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.