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Naturhistorisches Museum

Augustinergasse 2, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 266 55 00
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I love this museum, it is great for a rainy day activity. I visit often and really enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
goldfish0708
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Basel, Switzerland
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Excellent to spend an afternoon

This modern hotel is very well organized with interesting exhibitions. The wildlife fotos were... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
lemeye
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Bern, Switzerland
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Augustinergasse 2, Basel 4051, Switzerland
Altstadt
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+41 61 266 55 00
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"natural history"
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"woolly mammoth"
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"dinosaur models"
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"animal life"
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"stuffed animals"
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"dead animals"
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"free entry"
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"rainy day"
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"audio guide"
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"visit basel"
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"on display"
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"extinct"
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"german"
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"skeleton"
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"photographs"
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I love this museum, it is great for a rainy day activity. I visit often and really enjoy the photography special exhibits. They have a huge room dedicated to insects, butterflies, sea shells and crabs which I find really cool. They have a great geology...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This modern hotel is very well organized with interesting exhibitions. The wildlife fotos were absolutely fantastic

Thank lemeye
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The museum is nice, with live sized statues , award winning photographs and a painted room. The painted room is amazing that you can see the full images only when u view it at the correct angle, you have to stand at the foot mark.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We (3 parties) visited with 8 children and 6 adults and there was something for everyone. Its big enough but not huge. The exhibition of wildlife photographs was a highlight. Nice picnic area. Can thoroughly recommend!

Thank ECWells
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband and I chanced upon this interesting museum on a Saturday morning as we were walking up the hill to the cathedral. Perhaps it had not been open when we had passed previously, but we had no idea it was there and, from the...More

2  Thank RJB72
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Just like any nature museum with a lot of stuffed animals. But I must say it is very tourist friendly. The have a very good multi language audio guide to guide u along with quite a lot of exhibits

1  Thank Jerrytanhui
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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

1  Thank Adi901105
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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

1  Thank yWayfarer
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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
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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
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