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The Zoological Museum

Address: Clinicilor Street, no. 5-7

Phone: (004) 0264.598 .700

E-mail: [email protected]


Schedule: Tuesday–Friday: 10:00–16:00

                   Saturday–Sunday 10:00–14:00

Established in 1859 as a section of the Transylvanian Museum, the Zoological Museum of Babeș-Bolyai University is located in the building of the Biology Faculty. On a small area of about 700 square meters you can find species from most regions of Romania but also from other parts of the globe. Through its heritage, the museum is one of the most important profile institution of this kind in the country.

The exhibition is structured in several rooms that include: the actual exhibition, consisting of a large number of vertebrates and invertebrates, exposed so that they reproduce a natural environment and the dioramas room. To these are added the scientific collections, which include over 300,000 animal specimens, most of them insects and the museum reserve, which biological material is exhibited in temporary conditions. Among the exhibits of the basic collection that are rarities or extinct species we can mention: the bearded eagle and the bald eagle, both permanently extinct species from Romanian fauna, the platypus and the echidna from Australia.