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Address: Burgring 7 | Maria Theresien Platz, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 521770
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9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Wed 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Mon 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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The highlights of this natural history museum include a significant...

The highlights of this natural history museum include a significant collection of dinosaur skeletons and meteorites in addition to a large display of insects from around the world.

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Great museum with interesting changing exhibitions (we where there when there was the space exhibition). The first floor is very big and also offers a lot of interactive pieces... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great museum with interesting changing exhibitions (we where there when there was the space exhibition). The first floor is very big and also offers a lot of interactive pieces, and things you can touch. The second floor is mainly stuffed animals. The location of the museums cafe is amazing! Only downside is the small elevator with long waiting time (we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

4 hours in the museum, no regrets, i will came back. Just love it, make me feel like a little kid. But the dusty window of the exhibition was the only disappointing spot of my tour . Must do, on any travel list

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were in Vienna for a week of vacation with our 5 year old son. We knew he'd love the dinosaur exhibit but didn't know how he'd do with the rest of the Museum. However, there was so much to keep his attention (and ours) that we were there for half a day. Most exhibits also have the description in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful museum. Dinosaur exhibits are amazing with a robotic dinosaur - kids will love it as it moves and roars.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A huge museum for a minimal rate to visit.. One should start top down - as the top floors have some very interesting animals and skeletons, the digital space etc.. the first two floors comprise of minerals and rocks which may good for anyone doing a geological study.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We all thoroughly enjoyed the museum, our 1 year old loved seeing the animals and it was very educationally for our 3 year old. The 'adult' hot chocolates on the second floor were delicious. To finish it off there is a Christmas market directly outside the front door.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

€10€ entrance fee (adult). The building that the museum is in is beautiful and as we visited in December, the Christmas markets were outside too! Once inside, the museum is huge and there is lots to see! In places I found that it was a little boring/ I was unsure of the purpose of some of he rooms (three huge... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very majestic building which houses one of the biggest collections of animals, skeletons, and information about our world's fauna and how we evolved from pre-historic ages up til now. We saw a large collection of butterflies, reptiles, fishes, mammals,... You can see a lot of animals which are long extincted. The dinosaur skeletons are overwhelming. The museum also has... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is a lot to see so plan your time wisely! With over 40 halls even 10 minutes per hall is over 6 hours and you will just scratch the surface. Halls are lined up by era so you can see what interests you. If visiting during the colder months, check you coats for a few Euro tip and be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I don't think this place is really on the scale of the one in London but it's still really worth a visit. There's a lot of prehistoric stuff as well as just animals and stuff on species. If you're into that stuff it's definitely worth a visit!

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