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Museum fur Naturkunde (Natural History Museum)

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Address: Invalidenstrasse 43 | Leibniz-Institut Fur Evolutions- Und Biodiversitatsforschung, 10115 Berlin, Germany
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Description: Welcome to the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. Comprising over 30 million...
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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What I remember from the museum are the stuffed animals and dinosaurus bones (not sure how its spelled). Small children would absolutely love this museum! Everything is written in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

What I remember from the museum are the stuffed animals and dinosaurus bones (not sure how its spelled). Small children would absolutely love this museum! Everything is written in English.

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Bestensee, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Nice place to visit with family and kids. Lots of animals to see and learn a bit about. Unfortunately there were some sections closed. Worth a visit.

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Poznan, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The museum entry starts with a big bang ... you directly walk in the great hall in which the dinosaurs are on display. Surprisingly, Berlin keeps the World Record for having the tallest Dinosaur skeleton. It's incredible and you wonder how it would be standing next to such giant if they would be still alive :). In each corner are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

If you love history then do visit the place. The entrance has 6-7 dinosaurs which are massive and one of them holds the Guinness world record for the tallest installed dinosaur. Also, don't miss the history about the planets and the 5-6 min video which plays every 8 min. Just lie down on the couch and see the history of... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a very good place for kids. My 11 year son loved it. Good to spend a couple of hours here not only for the kids but also for the adults.

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I had long wanted to visit this museum and perhaps that coloured my experience but I have to say when I left it was with a feeling that is missed something. This museum is not at the same level as some of the world famous natural history museums in London or New York. There are certainly some interesting exhibits but... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The cost of entry was exceptionally good value, and the exhibits were spectacular. I didn't enjoy the hall of pickled creatures too much, but the dinosaur exhibit was fantastic. A very enjoyable morning out.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The price was great and it's certainly and option if you have young kids with you but I was a little disappointed overall. There was a number of exhibitions closed on the upper floors which I felt should have been open. The only redeeming item was the panda exhibition which was quite interesting and worth a visit. But compared to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We were very disappointed with this Museum. Also, it is not the easiest place to get to, in Berlin. We thought, apart from the main hall, that it was poorly laid out, with rather strange exhibits. There are hundreds of different crystals and various fishes in glass bottles. A poor snack area. The best thing was the huge rotating globe... More 

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This was the first visit for me to a museum of natural history, and I found it really interesting. Our six-year-old boy (who has never been a dino fan) also thought that the museum was exciting, and the huge brachiosaurus was indeed quite spectacular.

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