The Oldest Museum of Zoology in Lithuania, associated with the Natural Cabinet at the Grand School of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania in 1774-1781 and later at the Vilnius Imperial University, is the most famous creature of the Life Sciences Center building, affectionately designed by architects I. Pieslikaitė and D. Skrupskelienė.

The Vilnius University Museum of Zoology now holds over 70000 species and exhibits about 4000 animals. The exhibition features animals from all the world and prehistoric animals that once lived in the Lithuania. You can wander among towering scientific collections or discover holotypes of insects in amber.

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The Museum of Zoology may be visited upon agreement beforehand by phone or e-mail:
Phone: +370 5 223 44 34 or +370 614 58 815, by e-mail:

Vilnius University Life Sciences Center, Saulėtekio av. 7, 1 floor; Exposition halls C106, C108, C110.

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