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Museum d'histoire naturelle

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great from serious naturalists to children

Portions were very interactive and entertaining while educational. An example was the portion... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Excellent museum

First time visit. We came especially for the visiting exhibit, "Abyss", about ocean life in the... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2016
jack g
Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Average15%
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13 Jun 2018
“Perhaps with children...”
1 May 2018
“A must place to see”
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

While the displays of stuffed birds and animals are well done and give a good introduction to the animals that can be seen in the wild in Switzerland, there is nothing very exciting to see. It may be worth taking your kids to as an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Visited Neuchâtel and so glad I did. Got on the train from le Chaux-de-Fonds so only took 4 Stops. Many places to visit but this museum has the most famous automaton in the world- ‘the writer’ worth a visit just the see this!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Really fun and interactive museum. Easy to get to by bus. Manageable size with kids and perfect for a half day visit.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Nicole J
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Portions were very interactive and entertaining while educational. An example was the portion dedicated to emotions where we observed children and adults learning while being entertained through digital feedback of their reactions to different displays. An example being a tiger attacking you. Low cost fee....More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Inquilinus
Reviewed 26 February 2016

First time visit. We came especially for the visiting exhibit, "Abyss", about ocean life in the deepest parts. That exhibit was excellent. Not to be missed, if you have an interest in the wildlife of Switzerland, is the exhibit on animals from Switzerland and birds...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank jack g
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This museum is extremely well organized. It often has brilliant special exhibitions in addition to more tradition displays of local animals. The place welcomes kids and families. Some exhibitions include quite innovative themes.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank MichelDeNeuchatel
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I love this museum. The exhibitions are always of an excellent quality and the way things are staged is really great. There is always great things for children too.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Glauser M
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Very nice especially for kids who can interact with some exhibits but in French or German. So nicely presented local wildlife. Well worth a visit and close to the town centre.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank ircgraham
Reviewed 3 December 2013

A traditional museum with some attempts at modern bells and whistles but for me the link to Agassiz and his work was the most important to see

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Suetheshark
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