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Haus der Natur

Salzburg, Austria
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Ranked #8 of 95 Attractions in Salzburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Natural History Museums
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Birmingham, Alabama
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

This is a really great place! (Especially for kids) They had plenty to see and had wonderfully done exhibits/displays. The only downfall was that there weren't many translations, so almost everything is in german. However, I still had a wonderful time here!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The natural museum is connected with science centre. I can say it's the best science centre because it wrap almost everything about science. Start from the living things, it have collections of sea creature and reptilia and some mammals. I've seen some aquarium in portugal, spain, france and singapore, but here i still saw some creature that i've never seen... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised by the quality and amount of the displays. Good for adults and even better for children. Would recommend that you need 3 to 4 hours to see it in its entirety.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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138 reviews 138 reviews
41 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We have spent exactly four hours here and had a great time. We have two children (4 and 6) and they loved it here. So many different things to do here. They were very impressed by the reptile area with a crocodile and so many different snakes. But also the aquarium and everything in the science building was a succes.... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We are so happy that we managed to go visit this place. We didn't expect what we saw. Collection in their aquarium, the rare stones, reptiles and the science center. The only frustration we had on this visit is that we didn't have enough time to look and check everything. This is a definite must when visiting Salzburg.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A family museum but still worth a visit once you have the Salzburg Card. It includes a natural museum, aquarium, reptile zoo and a science centre.

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Graz, Austria
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81 reviews 81 reviews
58 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

They're definitely trying to put everything "sciency" into it as much as they possible can and I think their actually doing a great job. I think they're mainly trying to reach children and you might want to think about the right time to visit so as to avoid visiting school classes, and parts of the house really are only interesting... More

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Haifa, Israel
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Don't miss this Museum - either for children, youngsters or adults. Count for 4-5 hours. everything we face in our life either in nature, technology, energy - you fund there presented in the most interesting way.

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Cairns, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The curators at Haus der Natur have done an excellent job of combining older style exhibits with higher tech interactive displays across so many interest areas. We spent most of a day there and could have stayed longer. Not to be missed are the natural history section with its old style taxidermy including hybrid and mythical animals and the interactive... More

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Caylus, France
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82 reviews 82 reviews
14 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A mixture of old fashioned stuffed animals and cutting edge displays, superb geological section and a small but fun hands-on science centre. Good for families

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