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Haus der Natur

Salzburg, Austria
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Ranked #6 of 94 attractions in Salzburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Natural History Museums
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Melbourne, Australia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
39 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW 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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110 reviews 110 reviews
28 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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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
27 helpful votes 27 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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47 helpful votes 47 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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Munich, Germany
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155 reviews 155 reviews
102 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

It is segmented into many small sections and they offer very nice exhibits. Together with your Kids it will be fun and Entertainment and they will learn a lot, even how the coral of a reed grow. It also get's visited by many schhool classes of handicapped Kids. You should see it with your Kids or just as grown ups... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Visited on recent trip to city and was really interesting. Saw a lot in aquarium section never seen before. Lots of great exhibits but be aware most are in german text but you get the general idea from them. Science center a must do

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