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Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

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Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

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Create your own sightseeing schedule on a Big Bus hop-on hop-off bus tour of Vienna, a flexible and family-friendly way to see Austria’s capital. Regardless of whether you’ve got a little or a lot of time in Vienna, a 1-, 2-, or 3-day bus pass has you covered. Onboard the double-decker Big Bus, gain access to Wi-Fi and audio commentary designed to orient you among conveniently located stops.
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AllanK1956 wrote a review Aug 2020
Chesterfield, United Kingdom57 contributions24 helpful votes
The museum is housed in an impressive building which faces its twin, the art museum, across a splendid park. The museum is well laid out and the exhibits range from geology, through to astronomy. The collection of animals is impressive and covers all the major groups, mammals, fish, birds and insects. There is even a display of dinosaurs whose remains were discovered in Austria. A great resource for Vienna and, as it is the city of coffee and cake, a nice cafe at the top of the central staircase.
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Date of experience: August 2020
Ms.Travels wrote a review May 2020
Washington, DC299 contributions156 helpful votes
There are so many good museums in Vienna. I was grateful to have chosen this one. The entry way and majestic stairways with enormous murals are visually stunning, I doubt any of my photos do them justice. I tried to wander most of the museum, but it was really my first area, the Egyptian collection that stuck with me. It was enormous with lots of antiquities in beautiful condition. As you may have read, they also have a lovely restaurant on an upper level “under the dome”. The restaurant was very busy even in the mid afternoon and I waited in a small line for service, but it was a great break.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Ana G wrote a review Apr 2020
Sydney, Australia431 contributions146 helpful votes
This is mainly fossils, rocks and taxidermied animals. The one in London is a lot better. There really isn't a large variety in there. It is worth going for small children. If you have already been to a Natural History Museum before there isn't anything new here.
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Date of experience: July 2019
wyseowl83 wrote a review Mar 2020
Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom200 contributions32 helpful votes
The Natural Hisyory Museum in Vienna is a great place to spend a few hours. It is a lit bigger than expected and covers a few floors. There is a great collection of minerals, meteorites, animals etc. The building itself is beautiful and there is a cafe at the top of the building. Well worth a visit.
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Date of experience: December 2019
tokis62 wrote a review Mar 2020
Iran56 contributions38 helpful votes
In this museum EVERY sort of animals, minerals, stones, insects,... can be easily found. Huge number of specious are gathered together to make an impressive exhibition. The building itself is also a marvelous historical palace in where lots of paintings and sculptures exist. the most interesting part for kids is the show of dinosaurs which is particularly amazing.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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