The Cole Museum of Zoology, Reading

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  • Good for a rainy hour. Lots of skeletons, dissected animals, fossils. Could be interesting for every age group. Located in the Whitenights Campus, a bit difficult to find it. It is behind the big blue...  more »
  • This museum is part of University of Reading, Berkshire. It is small, yet it is informative. In fact it has some valuable original collectibles; such as a fossil of ancient giant spider and a dinosaur...  more »
  • Our 7 year old boy was very excited to see the skeletons and all the different preserved species. It was very interesting for us parents as well. There is an interesting cabinet with bugs drawers, an ...  more »
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  • I have visited quite a few tiles with my family. It is free to enter and has lots of animal specimens on display. A great place for children to learn more about biology and support their school education. The elephant skeleton in the center is is my daughters favorite. Depending on your interest in the subject, leave between 20 min and an hour to visit. It is located in the vestibule of this Reading University teaching building. Whilst at the museum we did use the toilet which is handy for young children.
  • Excellent place. Me and the parents spent 2 hours here and it was really interesting. I learnt things I never knew and I have been to a lot of museums over the years. :)
  • Excellent teaching museum for students - very helpful for zoology students especially!
  • I liked the exhibits.
  • Lovely collection of specimens and skeletons. Quite small but a nice way to spend an hour or so.
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