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National Museum of Natural History (Naturalis)

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Darwinweg 2, 2300 RA, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 568 7600
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A T-rex and loads of other stuffed animals

The naturalis museum in Leiden offers quite the attraction to children. It shows all kinds of... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Very nice museum!!!

It's a very nice museum. My kids love it, specially after they got a T-rex! Super recommend... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Den Haag
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Darwinweg 2, 2300 RA, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 568 7600

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

The naturalis museum in Leiden offers quite the attraction to children. It shows all kinds of animals as well as the bones from dinosaurs and mega mammals. Definitively worth a trip when you are here with the family

Thank francien2015
Reviewed 2 May 2017

It's a very nice museum. My kids love it, specially after they got a T-rex! Super recommend - specially for a day out with with kids.

Thank ASmulders
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

My son and I enjoyed meeting Trix - the fossil of a T-Rex. Great displays and the interactive area was a great learning environment. The main museum was closed for renovations during this visit. But we have enjoyed many visits here. Lots of hands on...More

Thank TPuyleart
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This museum is unique as it has the only and best T-Rex in an extreme realistic manner. The kids have great fun here and they learn a lot of things on the dinosaurs and their lives. Until September 2017 it will take before the new...More

Thank Jopie66
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I am not sure if there is any other T-Rex full size in Europe. Just that is enough to make this attraction in your to do list. The Naturalis museum was closed. Only the T-Rex exhibition was there. Still it was interesting both for me...More

Thank George_Rusev
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Naturalis has been closed for a while now - it is in the middle of a big refurbishment and expansion. The T-Rex exhibition however is in a building next to it and it is definitely open to the public. The exhibition is outstanding - it...More

Thank zepedro99
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Naturalis is closed for renovation but in the meantime they have the T Rex in town exhibition. There is one real almost full skeleton of a T Rex which is amazing to see. They then have large dinosaurs (T Rex, triceratops etc) which are almost...More

Thank Travel_Girl_Reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a very beautifully designed museum with a lot of things to do; we went with a friend of ours who is a biologist, and she loved it too. There is also lots of things to do for children, and the T-Rex is awesome.

Thank Derrick_85
Reviewed 9 March 2017

From the moment that my son and I saw that Naturalis has a full T Rex skeleton, I knew that he would not rest before seeing it with his own eyes. I mean, he is five after all. We bought the tickets online, we made...More

Thank Luyssaert
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

It's a nice museum but it's getting renovated at the moment so half of it's closed at the moment. The dinosaur exhibition is great fun for the kids but it's only about an hour or so. Maybe best wait till it's renovated.

Thank fimiguma
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