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Deutsches Hygiene-Museum

Lingnerplatz 1, 01069 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
0351 48460
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Ranked #20 of 68 Attractions in Dresden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums
Description: Public health museum.
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Prague, Czech Republic
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

the permanent exhibition in the hygiene museum is amazing and very educating. But it was disappointing that many of the explanations were in German only... The other exhibition on the migrants was superb!!

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South Coast of England
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122 reviews 122 reviews
55 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We took a long walk along through traffic laden main roads to reach the museum which is in an unimpressive modern building. The exhibits were old fashioned and seemingly mainly aimed at children - we were almost alone pushing buttons and gawping at parts of the human body until we reached the area on relationships/ sexuality where there were so... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a great place to see if you love the human body and have more the a few days to spend in Dresden. It is fun for all ages and is very interactive. Does have a lot of walking and stairs. There is something interesting for everyone.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We very much enjoyed this museum and its interweaving of historical background and the progression of displays mixing the history of the museum with contemporary health issues , such as Ebola, sexuality, and other topics. Definitely worth a visit.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The museum has some detailed exhibitions about human body, some are pretty basic and out of date especially the one on nutrition, but some are modern and interactive. We particularly liked the animation of the style of walk of men and women, where you can set old, young person, tired, happy person, thin or fat person style of walk. However,... More

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Oldenburg, Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you're interested in younger health's history and vivid examples of progress you should take a look at this museum. Also special exhibitions are captivating to my point of view. Big plus: the ticket is valid for two days! For sure you can see most things in 2-3 hours at the exhibition, but it's optimal e.g. you're located in the... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Exhibits are interesting (family, birth, diseases, human body etc), but there are very few english explanations (special exhibit was Immigration which was interesting and everything had english explanations). If there were more english it would be fantastic, in this state it is recommendable only for german speakers/people who dont mind only looking.

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Berlin, Germany
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I didn't found the hygienic part, but this museum is very interesting. There are a lot of thing about the human body, diseases and stuff like that. Also, there is always some itinerant exhibitions. The day I was visiting the museum there were a exhibition about immigration in Germany and other about dancing. It has also a children's exhibition. Don't... More

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Basel, Switzerland
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It was MUCH better than I expected! it was a little hard for speakers other than German. NO OTHER LANGUAGES. Other than that it was great! Don't go there if you get grossed out! but do not let that scare you! I would like agree with Norm T with the lack of English

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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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86 reviews 86 reviews
24 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Even if this museum had some actual interesting things on display, it wouldnt be any good because there is barely any descriptions in English. Which is extremely disappointing because i considered Dresden a sort of international city. Me and my girlfriend looked at it as a waste of time and I recommend that you dont go there if you dont... More

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