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Address: Lingnerplatz 1, 01069 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: +49 351 48460
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Biology was the one branch of science that I never studied and this may have changed my mind if this was available when I was a youngster. The themes are presented in a logical... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ernie H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's quite big but well organized museum. However 99 percent of the text is in german and only some very basic descriptions are in English. Could be a hit more. It has definitely some potential for international guests which could be better used. I left a bit disappointed.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Biology was the one branch of science that I never studied and this may have changed my mind if this was available when I was a youngster. The themes are presented in a logical and not quite so yuchy manner as I was expecting. SWMBO loved it as she was in her element, this is a ... and that is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in science based museums. This one is for you. It may also appeal to history minded people as there are some aspects that cover the history of the museum and how related aspects of the museum were looked at at different times. It is a good sized museum with a good gift shop. There is food... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We've been there for about 3 hours. The prices are, for the size of the museum, really low. There are several things which can be explored also by younger children. Quite interesting, even if you are not a museum fan.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

This is a fascinating, in-deapth exploration of the human body. There are lots of things to see, including the famous transparent woman and there are lots of interactive displays. Unfortunately I don't speak much German so could not really get much out of the displays, which are mostly in German. There was no audio guide and not much information in... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

I love this museum, it has an amazing posibility to get to know the human body more in detail, and really understand how it exactly works. There is a plenty of interactive exponates which you can move and play with . You can easily spend here a whole day.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

As with many of the Dresden Museums a visitor needs to be fluent in German to fully enjoy the exhibition. Apart from the language obstacle this must be a unique display of medical matters aimed at preventing infections of all types and much of it is fascinating using models, photographs and computers. The entrance ticket allows for two visits and... More 

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Aachen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

Nice museum were you can make your own experiences of smelling, touching and more. This museum is modern, active but as well an historical view to medicine.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

Perfect for all the family, daughters 5 and 6 years were excited. We spent 4 hours there, trying all those interactive things. Husband (who is a doctor) laughed that the exhibition is a bid morbid - pics of dead, organs and healthy nutrition beside, but for young (or little) doctors very nice. It shows, how human body works, there is... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

Was not sure what expect but it did excel my expectations. The Special Exhibition on waste was excellently done and very thought provoking. The rest of the exhibitions were really fascinating. My only fault was that there were some English explanations as you entered an area but that was it which was a shame because a lot of visitors spoke... More 

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