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Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

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Address: Burgring 7 | Maria Theresien Platz, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: 01-521-770
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Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Mon 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Description: The highlights of this natural history museum include a significant...
The highlights of this natural history museum include a significant collection of dinosaur skeletons and meteorites in addition to a large display of insects from around the world.
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A day at the Museum

This is set in a fabulous building with gorgeous architecture. Plenty to see, we were there for 2 hours. They need more dinosaurs though. However, they have lovely exhibits... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is set in a fabulous building with gorgeous architecture. Plenty to see, we were there for 2 hours. They need more dinosaurs though. However, they have lovely exhibits and well worth a visit. Again, free with the Vienna Pass

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We spent a very warm day here and they only had windows open, so the whole place got very warm. My 10 year old didn't seem to mind one bit. She loves science and nature and found room after room of rocks, gems, bugs, butterflies, earth science, dinosaurs, etc. She had a hard time with the idea that all these... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Interesting museum with lots to see and a not bad café inside. It was the perfect way to spend a rainy day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Rock and minerals collection was quite extensive but the best collection in my opinion was the dinosaur exhibit. The display was very extensive. Good day out. Cost about 10 euro to get in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The building itself is magnificent and when you stand in the entrance hall, the decorations on the ceiling and the patterns on the floor are mesmerizing. The musuem was great too - especially recommend the section on dinosaurs. Children will love it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

best natural history museum i've ever seen, you can see the history of the earth, micro-organisms, plants and animals, with beautiful presentations, plays, fantastic effects

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The museum is just superb and very informative especially for kids to know about minerals evolution of marking and our universe. The rocket costs 10 euro and the museum shop has very good stuff.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I went solely to see the Venus of Willendorf, and the 20 euro that my wife and I paid was probably worth it. If I had been there for the Natural History aspect, I would have been disappointed. Seems a bit out of the 50s. This was probably one of the best natural history museums in the world sixty years... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The main attraction were the dinosaur fossils, especially the diplodocus skeleton. The skulls of the triceratops and tyrannosaur were also quite a sight. My wife and I spent quality time explaining what dinosaurs were to our children. The exhibits of other extinct and endangered animals were interesting for my children as they were able to see animals which were unavailable... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place is very expensive for what you get to see. We were in and out of there in about 10min, which contrasts greatly with the armory and treasury for example, which we spent well over an hour looking at.

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Address: Address: Burgring 7 | Maria Theresien Platz, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: 01-521-770
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.