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Zoological Museum

Dublin's Zoological Museum offers an interactive experience to visitors, providing the opportunity to hold a narwhal tusk, size up a hippo's skull and peer through the jaws of a great white shark.

Located on the campus of Trinity College Dublin, the Zoological Museum contains a collection of animals from Ireland and abroad, forming a total of approximately 25,000 specimens.

Also featured are the delicate glass artworks of sea creatures crafted by father and son team Leopold and Rudolf Blascka in the 19th century.

  • Operating Hours

    1 Jun - 31 Aug

    MON 10:30 - 16:00
    TUES 10:30 - 16:00
    WED 10:30 - 16:00
    THU 10:30 - 16:00
    FRI 10:30 - 16:00
    SAT 10:30 - 16:00
    SUN 10:30 - 16:00
  • Exceptions
    New Years Day closed
    St Patricks Day closed
    Good Friday closed
    Easter Monday closed
    May Day closed
    June Holiday 10:30 - 16:00
    August Holiday 10:30 - 16:00
    October Holiday closed
    Christmas Day closed
    St Stephens Day closed

(subject to change)

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