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Address: Invalidenstr. 43, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 20938591
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9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - 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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Lots of taxidermy and dinosaurs!

Had a lovely stroll around here. A shame not all the areas were open. Lots of pickled fish in jars! Cafe was very good value for money. Student discount a bonus.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a lovely stroll around here. A shame not all the areas were open. Lots of pickled fish in jars! Cafe was very good value for money. Student discount a bonus.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited this museum after seeing a item about it on Facebook it was regarding the google views of the dinosaur skeletons where it makes them come to life very entertaining and the complete T Rex skeleton was incredible the rest of the museum was interesting and different a well worthy trip

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Thank Dave M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Full complete, well displayed dinosaurs are the hero attractions of this museum, especially Tristan the T-Rex. The largest complete Brachiosaurus skeleton in the world too. It has other cool interactive features of planet's.Namely a circular sofa on which you lie down facing the celeing. It then shows a video of the big bang as the screen itself travels closer to... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting museum, I would definetly recommend this! Suitable for both children and adults. Especially the entrance is mindblowing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Liked that place. We have been there with our daughter and it was fun for a 8 years old, too. Great selection of various animal bones including dynosaurs from the history. Difficult to accept with brain those were so HUGE animals! Interesting was also the room with various reptiles in liquid even if the general feeling was like in anatomicum... More 

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a lot of stuff for all ages. Everything about our planet from how it evolved and how life started, species etc. All you need to have is 8euros and at least 3 hours of free time. The line for the tickets wasn't long (in November) The highlights are of course the dinosaurs! The skeletons gave me shivers. They are... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great day here. The dinosaurs are the main draw and were brilliantly presented. The stuffed animals were put to a great modern use showing the path of evolution even though they are a bit creepy. The cafe was ace, for kids. A great low key day out!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our 3 and 5 year old boys here and they loved it! Great dinosaur display, the space section is fascinating and everyone got something out of the visit. Almost everything is in English so not a problem if you're like us and don't speak any German.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have some beautiful dinosaurs and fossils but the presentation is rather outdated which makes it less attractive.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This place is filled with so many impressive fossils and artefacts, was very impressed with the dinosaur skeletons. Had a very enjoyable visit here, worth the visit, great little gift shop as well to visit afterwards.

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