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Address: Westzeedijk 345, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 10 436 4222
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The smell is weird but the place is nice

This is a museum that really is best to visit with kids. They have a lot of stuffed animals and enough activities for childern. The whale skeleton is of course very special

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a museum that really is best to visit with kids. They have a lot of stuffed animals and enough activities for childern. The whale skeleton is of course very special

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Thank francien2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Great Value natural history museum. I would recommend the audio tour as you will learn even more quirky things about the artefacts. the dutch sense of humour is ripe throughout the museum so be sure to take it all in! great for families and kids alike for such a small building they have managed to pack quite a lot in.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Pretty small museum based on 2 floors. Some very interesting pieces such as the sperm whale and elephant skeletons. Really enjoyed looking at the preserved reptiles and sea creatures. There was also some strange items such as the Mcflurry hedgehog, the rat with a screw through its head and the photos of bird poo!

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Thank Becky J
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Really nice museum with a good beginning of 20th century-darwin-atmosphere, love to go there. The whale is gigantic.

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Thank Geerten
Lille, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

A small museum located near a beautiful park. It took us about an hour and a half max to finish this museum. If you have a student card you will get a discount (but already the entrance fee isn't that expensive). Try the jukebox outside to have some fun.

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

Nice little museum with some little exhibitions. Good room with hands on stuff for children... but it's quite small... maybe 6 rooms in total. And it has a video of a fox being stuffed in the kids room. Sort of traumatised my 5YO!!!!

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

First off we did not have children with us. Though there were many groups of children touring the museum, all were well behaved and appeared to be following along with a packet designed the the children. The variety of nature is very well exhibited through this museum. Land, sea and air life are all displayed and the descriptions of the... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

I imagine this museum was like the night at the museum museum but it is not. It is like a two storey little house, but since we got out museum pass to enter so we didn't mind, just don't expect much. The collections are well preserved and very clean, very friendly for children as it is not creepy (there is... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

A small but very nice museum, with a beautiful collection. Nice to go there for an hour or two on a rainy day.

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Thank MPL68
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

The museum is pretty small, but you get an audio guide that gives you loads of information (and there's one in English!). I spent almost an hour in the first room, and then another 45 minutes to an hour upstairs and in the other downstairs section. It's not particularly children-friendly, but they might enjoy looking at the stuffed animals! Enjoy... More 

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