National Zoological Museum of Franko Lviv National University
You think that has already visited all the most popular tourist places in Lviv? Have you been to Lviv Zoological Museum of. Ivan Franko? There are many interesting things for both children and adults.
Zoological Museum in Lviv was founded in 1784. He is considered one of the oldest museums in universities. Not so long ago, the museum was entered in the register of the national heritage of Ukraine. At present, the museum includes more than 170 thousand exhibits.
The collection includes various invertebrates clams, corals, sponges, brought from distant expeditions to Lake Baikal, Amur River, the Caspian Sea, the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas. Bizarre forms of living beings can be examined for hours.
The museum features a huge number of species of birds from all over the world. The unique exhibits are the hummingbirds and sunbirds. And in the department of mammals can carefully examine the huge skeleton of a prehistoric animal.
The Museum is working closely with other European Zoological Museum. It holds regular classes and workshops in zoology and zoogeography. The staff are so passionate about their work, that a visit to this museum will not cause you discouragement. Excursions on Zoological Museum are free. Just write on the tour is conducted in advance. The museum is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 to 16:00.