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Natural History Museum (Natuurhistorisch Museum)

De Bosquetplein 6/7, 6211 KJ Maastricht, The Netherlands
+31 43 350 5490
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Small museum, nice collection BUT NO ENGLISH

It's really frustrating that the collections didn't have a English translation of the Dutch... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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A bit outdated but interesting if it's your thing

I'm a geology and biology buff so I loved this, but it's smaller than you'd expect and a lot of the... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2017
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De Bosquetplein 6/7, 6211 KJ Maastricht, The Netherlands
+31 43 350 5490
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's really frustrating that the collections didn't have a English translation of the Dutch prescription. The museum had a nice collection and I would recommend it.

Thank wanted_doc
Reviewed April 28, 2017

I'm a geology and biology buff so I loved this, but it's smaller than you'd expect and a lot of the displays are outdated or moulded casts of the real thing. You have to be interested in the subject matter to overlook it. There is...More

Thank Hunter Lily R
Reviewed March 19, 2017

Set in a beautiful and historic part of Maastricht one can find this very interesting Museum of Natural History. That’s because of the diversity on display of everything that nature holds. For instance, it’s nice to be able to see what one is being told...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Interesting place, nice exhibition about animals and plants. The only downside is that everything is written in Dutch!

Thank 77Vasiliki
Reviewed February 9, 2017

An exhibition on the geological history of the region, with some insights of the evolution of animals, men and nature in a historic building. One room shows how exhibitions were held in the past, also a must!

Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed January 14, 2017

If you want to take rest from shopping area and you like nature, then its best place for you! There is just one minus - information is just in Dutch.. but I highly recommend it to visit. Enjoy !

Thank Marta N
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Not the biggest museum but very interesting and a good guide book. The dinosaur skull is probably worth the price of admission on its own. It's a bit out of the way but this museum is definitely worth seeking out.

Thank timake
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Great, interactive nature museum in/near the city centre (everything can be done on foot). Not only animals but this museum gives you a great insight into the history of the city. Great to do with kids as it is not too big and very interactive.

Thank jane225
Reviewed October 1, 2016

This is a nice museum where you can spend a couple of hours (for us two hours were just enough). When we visited there was a temporary exhibition on sharks. The museum has interesting exhibits from the region that are generally well presented. The interactive...More

Thank Kostis K
Reviewed July 19, 2016

I traveled to this museum specifically to see their temporary exhibition about sharks, which is still running until January 2017. This is housed in a single room only, but with gigantic video walls above that have a manta ray and a great white shark swimming...More

Thank Gladiatrix666
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