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“Historic museum in the centre of Vienna.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)
Maria-Theresien-Strasse | Burgring 7, Vienna 1040, Austria (Innere Stadt)
01-521-770
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Ranked #10 of 317 Attractions in Vienna
Type: Natural History Museums, Museums
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Owner description: 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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“Historic museum in the centre of Vienna.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

The museum is house in a large old palace building. The exhibit though perfectly fine were limited and an odd mix of new and old.
It cost ten euros to enter and for that it was worth it. I can quite happily spend all day in one of the big museums in London, and visit again after a month or so - after all there are quite a few museums in London. this however, was more of a visit once and that's it, type of place. I had an enjoyable few hours walking around looking at the exhibits and reading the descriptions; most of which were in German and English, which was a pleasant surprise. I think the cost of entry was reasonable, though I have to take away a guilty pleasure from the incident when a little girl ran into the dinosaur bones exhibit just as the robotic performance was starting up and who scared herself half to death. The robotic dinosaur (Allosaurus) was if not the best I have ever seen, certainly up there. It was very good.

So, would I recommend it to a friend? Yes. A stranger, Yes, though both would depend on their interests and whether they are museum people. Would I go again? Probably not, but ask me again in five years.

Visited October 2012
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“You could spend a week in there....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

and still not get to see anything. We visited on one of the long days when they were open until 9, but still did not manage to see everything we wanted. At some point our feet just gave up.

Visited December 2011
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“Terrific Museum - worth the time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

very old school-like displays. kids liked it. Animated dinosaurs kept their interest and they had a great display of the meteor that struck and killed the dinosaurs.

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“The building is awesome.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We had purchase yearly cards a couple years and tried to go as often as possible. There's a lot to see, and we never did get to see it all. The building itself is amazing. Beautiful, opulent.

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“Went for Venus and loved it all”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Went specifically to see the Venus of Willendorf (and she is gorgeous) but really enjoyed the whole place. Indeed we all wished we had longer to be there. The cafe in the central 'atrium' is a spectacular place for coffee and Strudel!

Visited September 2012
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