Zoology Museum in Dundee

Is learning about the animal kingdom on your bucket list? Or perhaps seeing some ancient fossils? Then head along to the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum at the University of Dundee! Located in the Carnelley Building, this quaint and unique museum is full to the brim of interesting curiosities for you to see. With fascinating specimens from around the world, mostly collected by the renowned Sir D’Arcy Thompson, you can easily enjoy a trip here learning all there is to know about each exhibit.

Where can I visit a zoology museum in Dundee?

The D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum is the place to be for all Funstackers that have an interest in natural history!

Sir D’Arcy Thompson was a Scottish biologist, mathematician and scholar. He travelled the world collecting amazing specimens and held the title of Professor of Natural History at the University of Dundee. In this museum, you can see a vast array of collections including skulls, skeletons, mammals, birds, marine life and ancient fossils. If you want to spend some time looking at amazing exhibits, then add the D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum to your Stack now!

  • Admission | Free
  • Open the second Saturday of each month | 14:00 – 16:30
  • Online shop


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