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Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

Maria-Theresien-Strasse | Burgring 7, Vienna 1040, Austria (Innere Stadt)
01-521-770
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Ranked #12 of 403 attractions in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Natural History Museums
Traveler Description: Naturhistorisches Museum The Natural History Museum is located downtwon, at Burgring 7, just in front of the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Website... more »
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Mississauga, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

This is an outstanding museum, probably one of the best in the world. It was very educational and very enjoyable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

If youre really intrested in animals and stuff, it is a really good place to visit. It is rather massive though, and it could take you up to 3 hs to visit everything, they have big animals, rectile and wathever you could think about

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I have never seen such an impressive collection of stuffed animals, minerals, skeletons, reconstructions, meteorites, and the 25,000-year-old statuette Venus of Willendorf! Add to that an huge number of posters with interesting (and sometimes challenging!) facts about our planet, and place it all inside a beautiful baroque palace with lots of murals and statues, and you begin to get an... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Huge number of species of different kinds of animals, a must see museum which we were highly glad not to miss.

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Larnaka, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The Natural History museum is a great place to visit but if you are travelling with kids is a place to visit. There are so many things to see and learn!!!

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Rochester, New York
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I wandered into this museum at a suggestion from a friend and was not disappointed. The only thing that disappointed me was my camera battery dying:( 2 stories of natural wonder! The dinosaur room can't be missed! Good for all ages!

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Europe
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very nice museum, the dinosaurs were fantastic, especially the robotic one... Very good experience also for kids, cause the meusum has a training approach eco friendly and passes very good messages to young children... To lve the planet, the nature, the animals etc... Do not miss it !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

You could describe it as an old building with a large collection of stuffed animals.But they did know how to build a jaw-dropping arxhitecture. The entrance with its huge dome brings you to a stand still and draws the gaze upwards for a few minutes. The exhibitions themselves are somewhat dated in the way the artifacts are displayed row by... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Definitely go if you travel with children. It is a pleasant excursion. It is also interesting for adults... it is a travel back in time through the history of natural sciences.

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Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

i spent more than 3 hours, but honestly it could be much more, but I am not enhusiast of stuffed animals. Interesting, rare minerals, skeletons of dinosaurs and Venus from wilendorff. Unfortunatelly, now they have a renovation and some halls are closed untill 2015. Bees tree was also unavaiable.

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