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Deutsches Hygiene-Museum

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Address: Lingnerplatz 1, 01069 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 0351 48460
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Public health museum.

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Misleading name for a very interesting and educating science museum

Of course you can - and should - see the rebuild city of Dresden. But consider as next stop this museum, especially if you have children between 6 - 20 with you. The name is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

When you look at this building it is difficult to realise that it has been completely rebuilt in exactly the original 1930s art deck style.As for the exhibition there are some English translations..Basically this is a science museum wishing to preach to you.Not sure I quite go along with this approach having paid to go in.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This museum is less about hygiene, specifically, and more about the human body as a whole. It has many interactive areas, and it also had an interesting friendship exhibition. What was very disappointing is that most of the exhibits are not translated to English. We missed a lot of the experience because of that.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We came from the Czech Republic and bought two tickets. I presnted my Euroregion Elbe/Labe cultural passport to get a discount. My gf even submitted her ISIC card so it was clear we were Czechs. Yes,It was our fault that we did not ask if its with english description.However, they could recommand to get a audio guide... We expected this... More 

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Of course you can - and should - see the rebuild city of Dresden. But consider as next stop this museum, especially if you have children between 6 - 20 with you. The name is really misleading - this museum is about us, about people. We visited the special exhibition Friendship - friendship between people, but also between nations. Very... More 

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

It was my second visit and equally as interesting. We saw a temporary exhibit called Friendship, then some of the permanent exhibit about how the human body works. Definitely worth a visit!

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Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is a two-item trip as long as you are in this section of town. Hit the Hygiene-Museum and the English Gardens next to it. Figure about 2.5 hours for the museum and maybe 3 hours for the English Gardens. Kids might have some appreciation of the museum, with significant graphical displays. The 'friendship' exhibit on the first floor is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Visiting this museum (and in particular the special friendship exhibition which is showing until 1 November 2015) was one of the highlights of our trip to Dresden. The friendship exhibition was very different and creative and explored a number of philosophical questions about the nature of friendship. All of the exhibitions were available in English or German. It is a... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This museum has the most fascinating science exhibition, "The Human Adventure", featuring numerous interactive displays. The scope of the subjects covered; from love, friendship, emotions, drugs and addiction, modern medicine, diagnostics and genome. Most are interactive with further details in reference drawers. A notable exhibit called the Transparent Woman, allowed us to explore several aspects of the human body and... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The children's area was great, my 8yo had a lot of fun running around and exploring the five senses. The special exhibition on body parts was quite different, with a number of different and sometimes confronting/challenging elements as you go through to the waxwork models of body parts used at the turn of the 20th century.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We really enjoyed this museum. It was quirky but definitely worth a visit. Good level of translation into English and some interesting exhibits. They have a special exhibition on at the moment on friendship which was different!

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