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Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

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Burgring 7 | Maria Theresien Platz, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 525 24 - 0
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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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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Burgring 7 | Maria Theresien Platz, Vienna 1010, Austria
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+43 1 525 24 - 0
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the things must be seen in Vienna! Lovely place and very busy around. Defo worth the walk around without going inside.

Thank Zarembianka
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on a warm day and it was pretty rough as we moved between windows cracked slightly for a breeze. But the exhibits there kept our attention through the whole first floor. There are some cleverly presented exhibits, done in Vienna's clever way of...More

Thank zzzptm
Reviewed 2 days ago

They have an amazing collection of "stuff." Again, I recommend that you use the Rick Steves guide to point you to some amazing speciments they have, but it's really not necessary. You can meander through and look at whatever interests you.. And the building is...More

Thank greendiane
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the things that is not dated is the ability to stand next to some enormous animals - crocodiles, komodo dragons, African elephants, anacondas and pythons - and just feel how small we humans are. Amazing collection that whether you are a birder or...More

Thank John22308
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place on a recommendation, and we were not disappointed. So much to see and all of it is really well displayed. Great fun for our toddler, she loved all the animals. The only negative from my point of view as an English speaker,...More

Thank RBC1978
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fun museum that is worth spending a couple Of hours in. The animal display is extensive, though some of the animals had been crudely stuffed/painted. Lots to do with the dinosaur section a highlight. Also, it's housed within a very beautiful building - it's...More

Thank hannahlouey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as large as some similar venues but this may have helped focus the mind on all exhibits, of which most were truly interesting and well laid out. The interactive exhibits make great use of modern technology and watch out for thr TRex!

Thank JonMurchie
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great natural history museum and very accessible from the main town. Has some great exhibits, some of which are interactive, so you get a good dose of history. The museum is lovely and clean and the architecture is impressive. The down points for me...More

Thank Ela Jean W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we visited during a heatwave and the museum not having AC was uncomfortable so we rushed through as it was too stuffy to linger. Amazing building with grand staircase leading up to an upstairs coffee shop. Lots of stuffed animals and reptiles fish birds...More

Thank sinbadDubai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Naturhistorische Museum has one of the worlds largest mineral collections, I wasn't aware how interested I would be in that, so after spending two hours and still being in one of the first five halls I realised that one should come visit the museum...More

Thank xZorniXz
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