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Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

#11 of 585 things to do in Vienna Features Animals
Burgring 7 | Maria Theresien Platz, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 521770
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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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Burgring 7 | Maria Theresien Platz, Vienna 1010, Austria
Inner City
+43 1 521770
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The building itself was spectacular and filled with interesting exhibits and interactive displays which made the visit less boring. Not at all crowded so it was very pleasant.

Thank bethh005
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's really worth the visit to this museum- the kids get to see real meteorites, touch a femur bone of a real dinosaur ( and a fossilized Dinosaur excrement!) and see some real cool stuff. It's not as good as the London natural history museum-...More

Thank Roopalichauhan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is definitely worth a walk through for a couple of hours. Lots to see that stretch the imagination.

Thank alexh2009
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So much to do! While we were there they had an exhibition about space which was interactive in parts and really interesting. Cafe there wasn't too overpriced as well, with a set menu for just under €8.

Thank Izzi F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is, by far, the best curated science museum in the civilized world. Each science discipline has it's own gallery with displays arranged in accurate chronological and phylum order with comprehensive information plaques. This is a not-to-miss attraction while in Vienna. There is also an...More

Thank Navalator
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday I went with my husband in National history Museum in Vienna and we are very disappointed with the rules of this museum.In the official website of museum it says that the museum is closing at 18.30 and the last entrance is until 18.00.We enter...More

Thank Filio S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A unique collection of various species, and moreover captivating reconstructed skeleton of some Dianasours. The anthropology section is also superb. .

Thank mohammad ali s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you plan to go to this museum, plan to spend at least 2-3 hours as there is a lot to see and explore. It probably has the biggest mineral collection I have ever seen. You will also see some of the very first astronomical...More

Thank WencyB
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an "old fashioned" museum with wood and glass cases of thousands of items. They have 4 rooms with just minerals in them. Luckily I like minerals! That said, they do have some very modern displays as well. It's a nice mix. The building...More

Thank CarolynClink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It had been over 30 years since my last visit, and what a pleasant surprise! We spent over three hours inside, yet didn't get through more than half a floor, what with all the gorgeous large mineral samples with English and German additional info (vs....More

Thank Kathy E
Inner City
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
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8 June 2016|
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Response from ellenkay | Reviewed this property |
It is a BIG museum with lots to see...depends how interested you are... minimom 2 hrs i'd say. Up to whole day. We spent about 5 hrs there..loved it.
10 April 2016|
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Response from h11sch | Reviewed this property |
The best would certainly be to ask them directly: info@nhm-wien.ac.at All the best!
7 September 2015|
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Response from astalava | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Go to their website