The museum opens to visitors of all ages. It is situated in the ground floor of Zoology Department. It is primarily a reference and research collection, containing three exhibiting halls with more than 3000 specimens of invertebrate and vertebrate animals of Egypt. It includes an Electronic library with about 250 films dealing with the behavior of animals and Zoology courses. It also includes a lab. for preparing histologic and taxidermic specimens. It also includes an Atlas for the Egyptian fauna of the museum.