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Museum fur Naturkunde (Natural History Museum)

Address: Invalidenstrasse 43 | Leibniz-Institut Fur Evolutions- Und Biodiversitatsforschung, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 20938591
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Ranked #55 of 403 Attractions in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Natural History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Welcome to the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. Comprising over 30...
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Type: Natural History Museums, Museums
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Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Welcome to the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. Comprising over 30 million collection items, an exhibition area of over 7,000 square metres and a Research Department, the Museum für Naturkunde is the largest German natural history museum. On a global scale, it is among the top five natural history museums. It was founded in 1810.Some of the exhibition highlights include the "Fossil Mona Lisa" one of the only 11 finds of the primeval bid Archaeopteryx, the 13,27-metre tall skeleton of Brachiosaurus which is the tallest mounted dinosaur skeleton worldwide, our Biodiversity wall and many more storytelling objects like original items collected by Alexander von or a piece of pitchblende in which the element uranium was discovered.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend (who loves fossils) and I visited on our trip to Berlin. We decided to go here despite being so close to museum island, as this museum is a little bit further away. It was remarkable the fossils, dinosaur constructions, space info and gemstones were truly a sight to see. I would recommend this museum to anyone visiting Berlin... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Sceletons of dinasaurs and the section about our galaxy make you look up all the time. I found it very interesting and my father was blown away as well. Stones, sceletons, planets, animals and more.

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Schaerbeek, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This museum is part of the "Museum Pass". Although we went there for our 4 years son, we were quite impressed by the first room with udge dinosaures. Although a bit old fashion (both external architecture and inside display), there are efforts put into temporary exhibitions (bees at the time of our visit - interesting) and interactive displays. Good plan... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This museum has the Guinness Record for having the largest, complete, dinosaur skeleton in the world just now, that is worth the see, its huge! Lots of information in each of the different areas of the museum. Dinosaurs, the universe, animals, plants& minerals. You can walk around it in a short time if you like, but still take in alot.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I visited this museum with my boyfriend whilst backpacking around Europe and loved it. Exceptionally cheap entry and a really great array of exhibits. Much of the upper floors are closed as they are in need of repair, but there was still plenty to be getting on with. I'm not really sure why people are suggesting it's for children, whilst... More 

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Wells, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

price is cheap however the museum is rather small and mainly for kids. Don't bother if a couple of adults are going, go to the berlin natural history instead.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The museum is mainly set up for children . The astromony section is amazing . However most of the museum ( upper sections ) are closed of to the public as they are in bad condition and need of repair.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Went there with our 8 year old son and was instantly blown away by the gigantic dinosaur skeletons in the main hall - an amazing sight! This place is too academic though to really attract the attention of young kids but it has great potential if the museum would work towards more inventive, engaging and/or interactive information about the ages... More 

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Lanark, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We visited the museum with our 7 and 9 year old daughters. Both the kids and us grown ups had a great time. There are lots of "hands on" type exhibits e.g. specimens down microscopes which kept the kids interested. They loved the dinosaurs in the first gallery and also the short film of the origin of the Earth where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Took our five year old while in berlin and we all loved this museum. One of our best family outings in Berlin. Museum is located 2 blocks from a Metro station bearing the same name, so very easy to find. Housed in a great old building, first thing is the main hall, 5 stories high with multiple life size dino... More 

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