Trinity’ College Zoological Museum in United Kingdom


Trinity’ College Zoological Museum
Typemuseum
OwnerUniversity of Dublin
Founded1777
CountryUnited Kingdom
Websitehttps://www.tcd.ie
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Description

Trinity’ College Zoological Museum, located in United Kingdom, was founded in 1777.


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The museum dates back to 1777 where it then resided in Regent House, overlooking Front Square.

Prince Tom, the first elephant to visit Australia and New Zealand and who spent his last years in Dublin Zoo, is just one of the high-profile specimens on display in the museum. Prince Tom belonged to Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh.


References for records about Trinity’ College Zoological Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Trinity’ College Zoological Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3046. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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