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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 #65 of 404 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
Hours:
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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Szczecin, Poland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Honestly I was hoping to see more about dinosaurs (actually it was my little sister's whish) but there were not to many. I considered very unique the scenario with "how the universe was created", the collections of gemes, the fly/musquito exhibition and mostly the one about the Panda. I did find out many curious things. I spent in the museum... More 

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Auchengray, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

For anyone into BIG dinosaur skeletons and the cosmos, then this is a place well worth a visit. A very well laid out museum with some of the best interactive technology that we have yet found. While we were there the place was filled with many young German school children from kindergarten through to primary. This was a reflection of... More 

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Totvazsony, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It was really great! We could use our student cards which made the entry half the price (3.5eu). We watched everything thoroughly room by room: the dinosaurs, the history of Earth, the system of the animals, the minerals. We spent there around 4 hours, sometimes together, sometimes individually! The periodical exhibition was about the flies, which was more interactive. Only... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

... But what happend to the english version? Exiting exhibition, but with 3 little children i missed more interactive opportunities like quiz: "How tall is the dinasour etc" and touching Stones (not real ones of course), meteor - a little old fashioned. We could bring our own carrier into the museum - great!

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Europe
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Although children might enjoy it, the museum doesn't have that much to offer to adult visitors. It's an average museum, too poorly lit, and some collections are closed to the public. The mineralogy section is outstanding, though, and so is the section on meteorites. Except these, the rest is average. Worth an hour of your time if you like minerals... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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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Ireland
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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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