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Museum fur Naturkunde (Natural History Museum)

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Address: Invalidenstrasse 43, 10115 Berlin, Germany
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+49 30 20938591
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9:30 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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$105.91*
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Berlin Pass Including Entry to More Than 50 Attractions
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$86.35*
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Berlin City Pass with Optional Panoramapunkt Entry

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Nice museum

Nice museum especially for families with children. Currently governed by one EXHIBITION space so it is a little curtailed Exhibition

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Maribor, Slovenia
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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice museum especially for families with children. Currently governed by one EXHIBITION space so it is a little curtailed Exhibition

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Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The first thing that greets you inside of the museum is an enormous brachiosaur. Its a humbling experience to stand in front of the million year old bones of this majestic herbivore. The room in which the brachiosaur is located, is filled with almost complete skeletons of several other dinosaurs. I was especially impressed by the museum's collection of fossils.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My sister and I visited this museum and we're both very impressed with the displays. There was a lot to see and a vast display of animals, dinosaurs, minerals and so much more! The mineral hall was amazing and I spent about an hour there alone! There were a lot of school children there and it was lovely to see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The dinosaur hall is pretty impressive, and the T-Rex is great. The rest of the museum is what gives it the old school experience. Halls filled with stuffed animals, a giant room packed with jars full of preserved sea creatures and the room full of minerals. Not the biggest museum, certainly not high tech, but pretty good for an afternoon... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking in here was a treat, especially on a cold wintery day. The displays are informative and so very well done. The sound can get real loud when there are gangs of kids. Amazing, check it out. Enjoy!

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For somebody, some sections may be a little boring - minerals for example. I found I wanted to read each and every section available in English, (my German is not so good, sadly.) Note, the exhibited things present only the fraction of the available items in museum. The star of the exhibit is Tristan - T.Rex you may not see... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entrance starts with a bang, the biggest dinosaur skeleton I have ever seen! (I think the museum is famous for it). There was endless amounts of information (in English and German) and it was a welcome break from the cold! The pricing was very reasonable and took several hours to see everything! We enjoyed it greatly.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have a good look where the main entrance is, google maps can be deceiving :) During a winter stroll around the city, this museum is a good spot to get warm. There are massive dinosaur skeletons, an interesting space time capsule with a video screen descending from the ceiling (only in German though) and a weirdly looking room with fish... More 

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting place to visit, for adults and children alike. An educational and fun expirence. Don't miss the binoculars.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like the theme, go see this museum too. Good for children are the reconstructions of the dinosaurs. I'm not sure if this museum tops the NY museum of natural history, but that's for the visitor to judge.

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