Place    From 1828 

Grant Museum of Zoology

Categories: Museums / Libraries

A natural history museum that is part of University College London. It was established by Robert Edmond Grant (1793 – 1874, anatomist and zoologist) as a teaching collection of zoological specimens and material for dissection. Notable exhibits include a rare quagga skeleton and dodo bones.

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Grant Museum of Zoology

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St Bride Foundation Institute

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