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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
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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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a great museum and great value! I seem to remember if you go on a Friday morning or something it is free (ask tourist info about this!). If you are in Dresden on a rainy day it is a great museum to go to if you are interested in humanity and science. Lots to see and would engage... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

A Museum is a overall a great place to be and in the case of bad weather it might be an intelectual shelter, however in the case of the Hygene Museum man has to wonder. After a looonggggggggg que to go in, partly because of the bad weather that brought more visitors than expected, and mainly because there was only... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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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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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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Warren
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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
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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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Prague
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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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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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Additional Information about Deutsches Hygiene-Museum

Address: Address: Lingnerplatz 1, 01069 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: 0351 48460
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Dresden
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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