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Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet

Frescativagen 40, Stockholm 114 18, Sweden
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Ranked #33 of 144 Attractions in Stockholm
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Natural History Museums, Museums
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Type: Natural History Museums, Museums

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

As I've mentioned previously on here, I'm not a tourist-y person but when in Rome...Me and my good friend went here mostly for the Cosmonova (if that has a separate page on here, I'll review that there) which was a fascinating cinematic experience. English translator devices were thankfully available for that and were free of charge. We saw the space... More 

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Naturhistoriska, Marknadsassistent at Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, responded to this review

Hi! I’m glad you had a nice experience at Cosmonova, but we’re of course sorry to hear that your expectations weren´t quite fulfilled by our exhibitions. We gladly welcome you back in April when our big exhibition on evolution, fossil and dinosaurs opens again after the ongoing reconstruction. The one you visited, MiniDino is a temporary one. Best regards Caroline/NRM More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I was here on a very interesting guided tour about the arctics and antarctica and what impact the rising temperature on the globe have on these areas. The guide was very knowledgeable and the exhibition was cool. Afterwords I took a look at the minerals and meteorites in the collection.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Many people walk right past this amazing gem on their way to other popular attractions. This museum is a wonderful gem: permanent exhibitions are rich and fascinating. Temporary space is cleverly used so that repeat visits will be different. Don't forget to notice the building itself, which is amazing inside and out.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

In this museum they have the largest collection of stuffed death animals I have ever seen. Very cool museum for couples with children. We were at the sea rex 3d movie but I would not recommend this one! Downside were the minimum of English translations and information on the exhibits!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This place is ever so slightly away from the regular Stockholm attractions, which worked in our favour as it was very quiet when we visited. What a gem it is! Superb displays, with Swedish and English texts. A fabulous bird collection and until January 2015 a superb Raptor exhibition. The Scandinavian animals section is also fantastic. One of the best... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It's a nice one, however compared with others that I saw its a bit passive with very few interactive experiences. Moreover no guides that can explain and demonstrate things. The passive parts though contained animals, from the see, from the earth which was interesting but as I said too monotonic, a bit boring. The 3D IMAX wax not 3D, a... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This was my first trip to Museum of Natural History, Stockholm. It is amazing given the amount of artifacts available. One would need well over 2-3 hours. I missed the planetarium, but sure there will another time. Start with Swedish nature and then go to polar region. The Blue-whale will definitely take your breath away.

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Stockholm, Sverige
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

First time visitors should focus on the permanent exhibitions; The Swedish Nature and the Human Animal, they are fantastic! I visited with a group of people without the Swedish language and they loved it!

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Adelaide, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I came here on a break from a recent business trip and was very very pleasantly surprised. There are some fabulous exhibits and very well laid out and presented. There are also many types of animals all well preserved and the museum has placed many in their own exhibits. Thus for the polar region there are great displays of the... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Been here many times with my two little sisters and they love it every time. The entry is ok priced.

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