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Zoologisk Museum

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Address: Universitetsparken 15, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
Phone Number: 45 35322222
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Great place to spend a rainy afternoon

Went here to gather some inspiration for a written project at university, great place for all ages to learn new interesting stuff about the living world that surround us now, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
twister2000
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here to gather some inspiration for a written project at university, great place for all ages to learn new interesting stuff about the living world that surround us now, and what used to be around us.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

At the Zoological Museum, the research, teaching and exhibitions are dedicated to the documentation of animal life on Earth, its origin and diversification. There is more than 10 million specimens in the collection.

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Thank NayaP
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Great way to spend the morning at the wonderful exhibition of precious things. Lots of things to touch and explore rather than hidden behind glass. Great descriptions and a wonderful insight into the history of the collections. Lots of interactive films. Places to sit and ponder.

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Hjärup, Skåne Län, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

If you want to see a dinosaur, this is the place to go. They have Misty, found by coincidence in the US by the sons of a German palaeontologist who told his kids to go play elsewhere and leave him to his work. The two boys started digging and happened to find misty. Apart from misty they have a nice... More 

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Thank Michael P
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This museum is a little further out than the main ones in the city but it's worth the extra effort. When I visited there were mainly families with young children as there are some really interesting exhibits to keep them occupied. They have a good collection of skeletons, an interesting extinct animal exhibit, and items from all around the world.... More 

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The zoologisk museum kept children in our company composed of many different ages, all equally happy. There is plenty to see, read, touch that no child can be bored. The iceberg and stalagmites were my personal favorites. The children loved cuddling with the embalmed bear :-/

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Thank jrmutt
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We visited the Zoologisk museum on a cold autumn day in Copenhagen with two small children aged 3 and 4. We started the visit by visiting the basement where large whale skeletons where exhibited in very primitive conditions. A man was explaining how they got them, from where they were and in general about the lifes of the whales. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Two floors of fine exhibits. On the upper floor are some nice dioramas incorporating mammals, birds, and invertebrates from habitats from "pole to pole," a huge room with skeletons of two large whales (one toothed, one baleen,) ice age and modern mammals, a replica of Darwin's study, and a wall of the diversity of life. The "feathered dinosaurs" reflect knowledge... More 

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Somewhere
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

If you need to pass a few hours on a rainy day this Museum is worthwhile. There is a skeleton of a dinasaur found few years ago (Misty), skeleton of sperm whale found in 2014 and even specimens sent by Darvin himself. Most exhibits has detailed English description.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Nice on a rainy day. There are animals in natur enviorment and there are animals in glass monters. There is a Little shop with suverniers

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Inner Noerrebro
Located just north of The Lakes, this neighbourhood is a melting pot of small quirky clothing stores, dozens of pizzerias and eateries of all types, a street almost entirely devoted to antiques, several microbreweries and even a couple of Michelin starred restaurants. Here you’ll also find Assistens Cemetery which is an ecclectic mix of tombstones as well as a recreational park and where you will find the tombstones of famous Danes, such as writer Hans Christian Anderson and physicist Niels Bohr. Inner Noerrebro is also home to one af the most popular theatres in Copenhagen, called Noerrebro Theatre. It shows both popular musicals and plays, as well as productions of a more experimental nature.