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Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

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Address: Burgring 7 | Maria Theresien Platz, Vienna 1010, Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 521770
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09:00 - 18:30
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Wed 09:00 - 21:00
Thu - Mon 09:00 - 18:30
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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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Fun Day Out

A fun day out - the museum offered more and different experiences to the natural history museums I have visited previously. I particularly appreciated that much of the signage was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fun day out - the museum offered more and different experiences to the natural history museums I have visited previously. I particularly appreciated that much of the signage was in both English and German. However, there weren't many interactive exhibits which was a shame.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was truly taken aback by the scale of the place if not the architecture and preservation of its exhibits. Spent two hours in here and it wasn't enough everything was so interesting, beautiful and brilliant!

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Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This must be one of the best Natural History museums. You could spend a whole day visiting the various parts of this ultra-impressive attraction. There is so much to do and see from Science & Astronomy to the massive variety of every species imaginable. You cannot visit Vienna without visiting this museum.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Found this museum really interesting could have spent a lot longer but we were pushed for time. We did book a guided roof top tour for 8 euros which gave us fantastic views over the city.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Magnificent building on a grand scale with superb extensive range of exhibits. Needs a lot of time to do it justice but a must see on your visit. (Don't necessarily plan on using cafe, it is relatively small and very busy).

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum is set in a great location, and in a really beautiful building - you could spend the day just admiring the architecture and art work! The museum really does have a wide range of exhibits including meteorites, dinosaur bones and a massive collection of animals. Not to mention some interactive parts too. I also found it really interesting... More 

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Timisoara, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Many thing to see and to learn for a child. Many departments (stones, astronomy, prehistoric times, contemporan times, etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent about 5 hours.Amazing, very big building,full of valuable and rare collections about any forms of creatures. Yes,we were all tired about walking one collection to another but at the end, all satisfied and happy to visit this very good museum. Entrance fee for adults 10, and for chidren 8 euro.We also bought ticket for planetarium show about the source... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the best museum, you can go! You dont be sorry ;). You can see all from begining of time till now, in a large amount of collection.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago 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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In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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