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Naturhistorisches Museum

Augustinergasse 2, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 266 55 00
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Great place to learn about animal life

This museum is a great way to spend a family weekend. The exhibition was created in a... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Lodz, Poland
natural history of the world and switzerland

have 1 or 2 special exhibits in addition to their permanent exhibits. When I visited had one small... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Miami, Florida
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Augustinergasse 2, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 266 55 00
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

This museum is a great way to spend a family weekend. The exhibition was created in a child-friendly way. The animals look real while the information presented is easy to memorise thanks to fun and learn style. Adults can learn new things just as much...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

have 1 or 2 special exhibits in addition to their permanent exhibits. When I visited had one small but well curated exhibit on the extinction of animals now as well as the past. Had a very large exhibit on mummies from around the world and...More

Thank yWayfarer
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It is situated in an old building and is spread in various rooms chambers and floors. Very nice exbition, especially for the Children. The mummies exhibition was intriguing. Family and baby friendly too.. Calculate about 25 euros and 2-3 hours depending on your pace and...More

Thank liakouri
Reviewed 22 January 2017

As part of the museums night (pay one entrance fee and access that night almost all museums of Baesl) I went to explore this place. What a gem !! For over an hour I was wandering from one exhibit to another. Mummies, Dinosaurs and other...More

Thank sascha411
Reviewed 16 January 2017

7 euro for two adults. Not including special exhibits I am a big fan of National History so was keen to visit Basel’s and explore. I suppose it was too much to ask that there would be information boards in English (after all this Is...More

Thank Lyndsay F
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We went specifically for the 'Mumien' (mummified) Exhibition which was great, but found the rest of the exhibits to be really interesting too. If you are appreciate taxidermy, you will love it

Thank Clairey001
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The museum is quite spectacular on the outside but not sure it is the most exciting museum one can visit in Basel. It is a nice activity with the kids but the collection was not that exciting for us, compared to other museums of natural...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We went to the museum at first for the mummification exhibit but also spent time in the other parts. It was great and we really enjoyed it. The only downside was the lack of information in other language than German. They really should make an...More

Thank pralthom
Reviewed 6 November 2016

It's a very interesting museum, that lacks information in other language than german. I could have taken a better experience if I could be able to understand better what I was seeing.

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

A very good little museum, we enjoyed the dinosaurs and seeing the different extinct species in stuffed animasl, especially the woolly mammoth. We were sorry nothing at all was written in English and we weren't offered anything to help us understand, may be I should...More

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