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Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

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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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Burgring 7 | Maria Theresien Platz, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The exhibits are strong and many are interactive. We learned a lot and had fun as well. The building is magnificent and the interior lends itself well to the natural science exhibits.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Everyone always passes the natural history museum, but don't. Yes there are a lot of nature stuff, which is cool, but one of the coolest features is the statue, Venus of Willendorf.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank keturah627
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to get lost in paleonthology and earth sciences - one of the best natural history museums in Europe. Added plus: the Venus of Willendorf is also here. Good comprehensive texts, in many cases also in English. Be prepared that it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NoraErdei
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, I'm a professional nerd. As such I was extremely impressed at the wonderful systematic collection of minerals collected worldwide. Pretty good explanatory placards in the major display cases, too. Given that there are over 30 million specimens available for viewing, a 3 hour visit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Due to badly organized ticket sales very long waiting time to buy the ticket. Vending machine out-of-order, too. Museum is very nice, but getting in has been made difficult.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 390pekkak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the largest mineral and fossil exhibits I have seen. All of good quality and well displayed. Give yourself 2-3 hours at least to see it all. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank trevorc93
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal for families with children! It is huge!. I would not recommend it to go in the summer thou. No air conditioning!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank odc1992
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing museum,worth a long visit'great variety of expositions,big place,the building is the most beautiful building that we visit

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MarioS745
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very large collection displayed in many different ways from the Victorian fashion to a more moderne interactive way. Recommendable!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Brian R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You should make enough time for the visit, because so many to see. For me.... the stuffed animals werent my faves, but we learnt a lot.

Date of experience: February 2019
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KirinF4
February 28, 2019|
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Response from jrp56 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately most of the labels are in German only. You will need to pay for and use the English version of the audio guide. With a few (not many) of the artifacts there are telephones you can pick up and hear the orator in... More
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jac2005
May 19, 2018|
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Response from DevanG39 | Reviewed this property |
If you've purchased the tickets online then I don't believe there is any restriction to when you can visit other than the opening and closing time of the museum. So I would make sure that the museum is actually open on the... More
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Wiktoria K
May 6, 2018|
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Response from CobaltMicks | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is a locker room where you can leave your suitcase, backpack, jacket or whatever you are carrying with you. There was a refundable deposit on the locker so take some change with you if possible. There is a person... More
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