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Zoological Museum of Moscow State University

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great taxidermy collection

This is one of my favourite museums, but unfortunately people from here don't find it interesting... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2014
Moscow, Russia
Nice little natural history museum

A nice collection of fossils, bones, (well-made) taxidermy animals and stuff in jars. It's a big... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2013
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Average14%
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Apr 8, 2018
“Nothing amazing but grand way to spend an hour”
Jan 19, 2015
“Still the same after twenty years”
Zoological Museum of Moscow state University. M. V. Lomonosov is the oldest and largest University Museum in Russia. Founded in 1791 as the Cabinet of natural history at the Moscow Imperial University. By the end of the 19th century the number of...more
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Bolshaya Nikitskaya St., 6, Moscow 125009, Russia
+7 495 629-39-48
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This is less like a museum and more like an old building where taxidermy took place. It was interesting to see. Nothing is in English here but Google translate worked well enough to at least know what some of the more obscure stuff was. I...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2015

Been there in the summer with my husband and father-in-law as a kind of reminiscence of times, when they used to go there quite often, because my husband simply loved it. Unfortunately, they confirmed it stayed quite the same after 20 years which can be...More

Thank Tina Q
Reviewed 30 June 2014

This is one of my favourite museums, but unfortunately people from here don't find it interesting as it isn't modern. I normally bring here my foreign friends and they stay quite amazed with it. This museum has a great old fashioned sovietic spirit and contains...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2013

A nice collection of fossils, bones, (well-made) taxidermy animals and stuff in jars. It's a big collection but it's jammed in close together. There is unfortunately usually no information other than the name of the species and no English translations. It's good for kids (that...More

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Tverskaya can’t be discovered with just a first
glance, the neighborhood is shaped around a long
street populated with well-known shops and brands. But
it’s more than shopping that makes this place
interesting. Take a few steps into the streets running
parallel to the main artery to discover the charm just
behind the mighty Stalinist style architecture. Comfy
European pedestrian streets Bolshaya Dmitrovka or
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