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Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

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Burgring 7 | Maria Theresien Platz, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 525240
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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
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+43 1 525240
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We spent a rainy couple of hours here. The kids were interested up to a point but in the standard exhibitions there is not much for them to get involved in. The special exhibition.on cats and dogs was great. Would come back but just do...More

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not that I have any children, but this is definitely a place that tries to impress all ages. I was, my husband and I spent five hours here! The dinosaurs were of course a highlight, one exhibit even moves! Very impressive building. Definitely recommended for...More

Thank Tanja B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An extensive collection of rocks and fossils. It was really lovely to visit however could be more interactive. Lots of the exhibitions were well done though and it was fascinating to see. The building architecture I found to be more interesting than the exhibits!

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my last day in Vienna I visited this museum for the day prior to my flight in the evening. I spent approximately 3 hours as the museum was fascinating. This was definitely worth spending my last few hours in Vienna. Very educational- as I...More

Thank Stacey B
Reviewed 1 week ago

With the technical Museum on the best museums in Vienna. Maybe not really good for a first time visitor, because it takes quite much time to visit the museum but if you've got the time I can highly recommend a visit.

Thank Mick M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinosaurs, meteorites and all you can imagine. Plan an at least 2 hours visit. A very interesting Cats'n Dogs exhibition right now.

Thank katerinats2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of interesting things to see. Somehow what comes first to my mind is the ~70kg gold. This is definitely worth checking out. They have a lot to see. Maybe even too much. This is a place where you could spend a week, taking it...More

Thank csabadapp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most amazing attraction enjoyed every part of the museum!!!not to be missed!!!fantastic collection of objects

Thank Rita P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a great display of incredible specimens in an elegant setting. The building itself is located in the Maria Theresa plaza and easily accessible by walking or metro. We went to visit on a Wednesday night as the museum is open late on...More

Thank katrinakiss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is amongst the most splendid of buildings The city of Wien. It houses one of the largest natural history collections on the world.

Thank Manisha Leanage G
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