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The Natural History Museum

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Address: 10 Museivaegen | Slottsskogen Ostra, Gothenburg 413 11, Sweden
Phone Number: 031/775-24-00
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See the blue whale

For 40 SEK you get an annual admission for 5 museums in Gothenburg. This one has a blue whale on display! And many more dissected animals. If you like that kind of stuff... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2016
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't mind the animals being dead, this is truly a top museum for seeing different animals! My favourite is the insects department, lots of drawers to pull out and see all the different species there are. Usually the museum has at least one children's activity, like a quiz. The cafeteria is priceworthy and the shop is great. All... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

For 40 SEK you get an annual admission for 5 museums in Gothenburg. This one has a blue whale on display! And many more dissected animals. If you like that kind of stuff, you'll love it!! But it's not easy to get there: It's on a hilltop & you have to walk all the way up.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner brought the Gothenburg city card and as the Natural History Museum was included we decided to check it out. It was an interesting museum to spend a few hours looking at the anatomy of various animals and insects. This place is very family friendly and perfect for all. We really loved the section on trying to... More 

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I think this museum is fascinating although I think there are many other things to do in Gothenburg to visit that are a bit better. I will say though that this is a comprehensive museum devoted to every type of animal I have ever seen.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

A good museum built around the 19th/early 20th centuries obsession with stuffing animals - including the world's only stuffed blue whale. A nice place to spend a couple of hours wandering through row upon row of pretty much every animal in existence.

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Thank Steve H
Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is a classic museeum. It houses a myriad of interesing things and if you are interested in nature, biology or animals I amd pretty sure you will love this place.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

If you have any interest in natural history then this is a must see attraction. If you don't then you should still go because you will have an interest after you have been. The quantity and quality of exhibits is amazing and my only complaint would be a lack of English translations. I noted that many of the exhibits on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Well worth a visit. Plus the ticket for 40krona includes entry to 4 other museums, shame we didn't know that at the beginning! It has such a great collection that took a long time to get around as there were lots of interesting facts to read.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

Stumbled across this museum and spent a very pleasant few hours, nice cafe with fresh sandwiches & cakes & great coffee!

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