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Museum of Contraception and Abortion

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Address: Mariahilfer Guertel 37, Vienna 1150, Austria
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Wed - Sun 14:00 - 18:00

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This museum is very interesting and informative. Small but plenty to learn. Definitely worth a visit.

Reviewed 25 January 2017
Shannon B
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great idea for a museum. It's has two rooms; one for contraception and the other for abortion. Lots of information there, but a lot of stuff will be lost in translation if you aren't a German speaker. I got an audio guide in English which was good but I still would have liked to read the panels and the legal... More 

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Thank Passent H
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This museum is very interesting and informative. Small but plenty to learn. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Shannon B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a museum of a special kind. Privately financed, it just has two rooms and volunteers. There is not much to see either, but the (free) audioguide keeps you entertained for a long time. If you are into some different and partly creepy stuff - this is a must go. And its worth supporting a good cause !

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice little museum,too bad no panels are in English,but they have sound guides.And no advertisement.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a real gem. Easy to get you and has English-language audio commentary. Provides a broad yet concise history of these issues and documents the importance of them for human rights in general and women's rights in particular. DO NOT MISS IT!

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Thank Dennis R
Kassel, Germany
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

The museum is quite informative, and although small (only 2 rooms) you can easily kill 1-2 hours. There is an audio guide available (if you're lucky you become one, as we visited the museum were all in use) If you speak German you don't need a guide actually, there are many information written. Really interesting little museum

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Thank simstarcan
Seoul
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

It's just two rooms, but there's a lot of information packed into them. You'll probably have learned a lot of it in high school, but some of the historic facts (like the frog pregnancy tests) were quite new to me. There's a really good audioguide available for free, but I do wish there were written English explanations available because I... More 

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Dundas, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Was attending a conference and decided to check this out. It's a small museum, but give yourself an hour to explore. Only open a few hours a few days per week, but WORTH IT. Highly recommend the audio tour. I learned more than I expected!

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Thank DadAndPapa
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Reviewed 23 August 2013

Wonderul place to go. A must see when your in Vienna. Exquisite location, thrilling ride. Many thanks to our tour guide Wolfgang!

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Thank StudentfromNL
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Reviewed 8 June 2012

By any standards this museum is excellent, I found it interesting and informative and I reccommend it to every visitor to Vienna. Thanks do much for this gem, 10/10.

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