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The Natural History Museum

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Address: Museivagen 10 | Slottsskogen Ostra, Gothenburg 413 11, Sweden
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I visited this museum as suggested by the Goteburg City Card which provided free entry. The museum has a large selection of stuffed animals (not sure if real or not) and plenty of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 6, 2016
jamsarnie7
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Kungsbacka, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A big collection of animals and modells displayed on several floors and rooms. I god place to bring your children and really talk about the nature and what is out there. Take your time and really look and its worth a visit

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Buenos Aires
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

This was an excellent place to spend a few hours with the children. The old exhibits mixed with new work very well and are a reminder to us all of the amazing human efforts from previous centuries to educate us all on natural history. Al the family loved it!

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Thank BuenosAiresFifi
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Having visited the Natural History Museums in London and New York I was looking forward to visiting this one while in Gothenburg, but not expecting as much as I had seen in the other two. I was pleasantly surprised by just how many exhibits this museum does have. The highlights of the museum must surely be the mammals section upstairs,... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

I visited this museum as suggested by the Goteburg City Card which provided free entry. The museum has a large selection of stuffed animals (not sure if real or not) and plenty of exhibits. I was most impressed by the large elephant in the middle of one room which towered above everything else. I think the museum could do with... More 

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Battle, United Kingdom
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21 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Am not a lover of natural history museum's simply because there are so many dead stuffed animals , that said it always impresses me just how many species we share are planet with , this is a fine collection and the whale is quite impressive . Museum is situated in the beautiful Slottsskogen park so worth a visit with the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

I've seen better natural history museum, but this one's good too. Not very big, enough for a couple of hours. The big blue Wales are real wow! The birds salon has very beautiful kinds. Some sculptures that show real size of big animals were nice. I went there with my mother and both enjoyed it. There are lockers to put... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

A group of friends and myself decided to explore the parks of Gothenburg as we are from London. Found this cute little natural history museum and decided to go in. It was cool but a little disappointing as most of the "animals" were models as opposed to "real animals". However, this may only be a personal opinion as we have... More 

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Cape Town
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

A great variety on display, showcasing the fauna and flora of Sweden and the greater Peninsula with Norway. It needs a facelift! However, it was very informative, since it provided me with information of the environment, but it needs to be interactive to keep the students interested.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

All labels are swedish only, but there is an app. Did not try the app out as I only saw it as we were heading out. Ask at the cash. Whale skeleton is impressive.

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

We went to visit this museum as our friend raved about it. I have to be honest and say I did not enjoy the visit. Others seemed very enthusiastic and interested, so if you are into stuffed animals this place will be ideal. There are many rooms full of a wide variety of stuffed bids and animals, here you can... More 

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