Students and Young People

Tarantula Acanthoscurria geniculata from Brazil with hummingbird

There are lots of things for you to see and do at the Dead Zoo.

For example, you can:

  • Sketch a tiger or an eagle with your class or by yourself
  • Touch a pilot whale skull and pet a badger In our Discovery Zone
  • Hunt for the eel that choked on a frog on a tour
  • Read up on the animals you’ve just seen in the Reading Area
  • Learn more about the environment and endangered species on a Gallery Talk

Are you doing a project?

You can discover more about our mammals, birds, insects, fish and fossils online. Can’t find the answer on our website? Contact us.

Or are you interested in...

• Finding out What’s On this month- talks, tours and demonstrations

Visiting us

• Gaining work experience? Check our Students & Internships section, or email us.

Are you a third-level or post-graduate student?

If you need access to the collection for your research, contact our curatorial staff.

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