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Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

#11 of 573 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
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+43 1 521770
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stunning museum. Highly informative. We could have easily spent half a day there, but we did the first floor of the museum in 2 hours

Thank Erena B
Reviewed yesterday

A huge collection of natural history. From rocks to insects to mammals to anthropology, there is a lot to see in the Museum of natural history. I also enjoyed the changing exhibition, which was about biodiversity. In some areas I would have liked to have...More

Thank Reginaphilangie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here on a Sunday afternoon when everything in town is closed. Vienna was our last stop in Europe so we had seen a lot t of ornate buildings and palaces already. We were overwhelmed by the amount of amazing stuff they exhibited and...More

Thank Theresafox5
Reviewed 2 days ago

I really like natural history museums and this was quite small, but the collection was really impressive. The building is really nice.

Thank 2,203,312
Reviewed 2 days ago

They have very interesting collection....my son loved the dinosaur section and the meteors.. Very informative and right amount of display and illustrations.

Thank umurali
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I especially liked all those meteors, that's something you don't see every days. We went there on a Sunday at it was not packed.

Thank Ola D
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited many similar museums like this (in Budapest, in London, in Paris), but somehow this was the most enjoyable. Could be the surroundings, which are undeniably beautiful, but the "content", the exhibitions are of the right balance between science and popularisation of science...More

Thank Péter B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The rocks and minerals by themselves are worth the visit. The building is worth the visit, and you can eat upstairs under the spectacular dome. I liked the dinosaur section, which has many complete skeletons, as well as an animatronic one that moves and roars...More

Thank SeeTheWorld4Peace
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very beautiful building from the outside, and also inside this is a very old-school museum with a lot of wood. The collection is enormous and perfect for a rainy/cold day. There's basically everything from the evolution from the stone age till now....More

Thank lancelotd669
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enormous range of exhibited items Large collection of minerals Activities for children within a special area

Thank Hanna V
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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How long does it take to go through the museum ?
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.
Does anyone know if the museum shop sold replicas of the Venus of Willendorf?
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!
What are the days and times open?
7 September 2015|
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Response from astalava | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Go to their website