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The Natural History Museum

#23 of 131 things to do in Gothenburg Features Animals
10 Museivaegen | Slottsskogen Ostra, Gothenburg 413 11, Sweden
+46 31 775 24 00
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Classical

This a classical museum, old building and more modern annex, a bit old fashioned in places but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JMGeneva
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Geneva, Switzerland
Nice tropical set in Sweden

It is a must see museum. I recently came back from Costa Rica and Nicaragua, but did not see any... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Globertrotter007
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London
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10 Museivaegen | Slottsskogen Ostra, Gothenburg 413 11, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This a classical museum, old building and more modern annex, a bit old fashioned in places but exhibiting a very good diversity of organisms. The invertebrate section is good and the bird section is spectacular with the nest dioramas as a highlight. Well worth a...More

Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a must see museum. I recently came back from Costa Rica and Nicaragua, but did not see any sloths....but I was able to capture amazing very well awake slots climbing up the trees, with an exact tropical climate in that museum.

Thank Globertrotter007
Reviewed 13 June 2017

If you visit Gothenburg city, you should immediately come to this place. Very cozy atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff, more opportunities to discover many things. Also you can use free Wifi here. Highly recommended!

Thank rajablis
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Seems like a great museum if you're into natural history, botany, zoology, etc. If you're like me and you enjoy quirky stuff you can't see just anywhere, you have to go! Skip the 'boring' stuff and follow the signs to the Blue Whale. Yes. Seriously....More

Thank StaceeHarris
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Worth a view if you enjoy your museums, we visited on Easter Sunday and it was a quick view before getting back to the airport . .we felt that it's a great view for a few hours but not something we felt you could spend...More

Thank Brandymate
Reviewed 13 April 2017

With a huge number of stuffed animals, I've seen children getting enchanted, being also a big opportunity to instigate their curiosity!

Thank Thiago F
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The museum is beautifully situated in one edge of the nice Slottsskogen park. Some parts feel pretty old, but that is quite OK for a museum. It contains anything from the whale to the small creatures, even if the museum is not exactly the biggest...More

Thank Fisksk
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This museum has a wide collection of stuffed animals and birds. A must place to take your toddlers and young kids to have a great family time

1  Thank Preeti1111984
Reviewed 5 February 2017

A big collection of animals and modells displayed on several floors and rooms. I god place to bring your children and really talk about the nature and what is out there. Take your time and really look and its worth a visit

1  Thank jareslatt72
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This was an excellent place to spend a few hours with the children. The old exhibits mixed with new work very well and are a reminder to us all of the amazing human efforts from previous centuries to educate us all on natural history. Al...More

1  Thank BuenosAiresFifi
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