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Museum fur Naturkunde (Natural History Museum)

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Address: Invalidenstrasse 43, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 20938591
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Welcome to the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. Comprising over 30 million...

Welcome to the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. Comprising over 30 million collection items, an exhibition area of over 7,000 square metres and a Research Department, the Museum für Naturkunde is the largest German natural history museum. On a global scale, it is among the top five natural history museums. It was founded in 1810.Some of the exhibition highlights include the "Fossil Mona Lisa" one of the only 11 finds of the primeval bid Archaeopteryx, the 13,27-metre tall skeleton of Brachiosaurus which is the tallest mounted dinosaur skeleton worldwide, our Biodiversity wall and many more storytelling objects like original items collected by Alexander von or a piece of pitchblende in which the element uranium was discovered.

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On the ground floor you have the dinosour displays which are beautiful to look at and are extremely informative. There are many galleries to wonder through and lots of species to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On the ground floor you have the dinosour displays which are beautiful to look at and are extremely informative. There are many galleries to wonder through and lots of species to learn about. Kids will love this museum.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The dinosaur exhibits here are quite interesting but unless you are a child or seriously into geology and taxidermy, the rest of the exhibits are a tad disappointing. We were unfortunate enough to visit on a school day and consequently many of the rooms felt like being trapped in an enormous creche with primary school age kids running around and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Break away from the crowd and tour the museum backwards. You won't feel as rushed and can experience the exhibits in whole new way. A little old school in their presentation, but interesting all the same.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my best museum experiences ever. If you fancy dinosaurs and fossils, this is a must! If you also like geology, evolution science and like to see animals/fish this is the place. I brought two sceptic children, which smiled from ear to ear when we left!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is impressive. It's €8 per adult and in my opinion worth it. You can get free information paddles (speaker information) that you can carry round with you which I would recommend as even though there is English info stands, the majority seems to be in German. The museum is well laid out and interesting, we spent about an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved our visit to the natural history museum. We went on a Sunday afternoon, it was very busy. But that by no means ruined the experience. As soon as you walk in you are greeted by some huge dinosaur skeletons. You can only stare in amazement at the size of these prehistoric beasts. There's assortment of stuffed animals both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After great dinosaur skeletons you'll find more and more animals and also a complete collection of minerals. A must see! Discount with Berlin welcome card.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our children really enjoyed this museum as did we. Seeing 'the archaeopteryx' fossil in person was amazing. Along with the other large dinosaur fossils this makes for a great museum to visit with kids in Berlin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum blew me away. The fossilized dinosaur skeletons were interesting, but the most engaging part of the exhibit was the encased animals - each reflecting a fascinating history (and in some cases, unsuspected relationships shared between entirely different species). Provided audio guides allow you to delve further into history, in ways you would never think imaginable. Additional information regarding... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous building containing the amazing Archaeopteryx fossil...brilliant! Let's not forget 'Triston' the t-Rex . The 'wet' room containing a huge range of artefacts has to be seen to be believed!

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