Vienna Museum Of Natural History, Vienna

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Vienna Museum Of Natural History, Vienna - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Naturhistorisches Museum, Burgring 7, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Phone: +43-1521770

Ticket Price: 10 EUR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

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About Vienna Museum Of Natural History, Vienna

The museum of Natural History in Vienna is called as Naturhistoriches Museum in German and is a wonderful place to explore the past of the city on your trip to Vienna. This sprawling museum houses millions of historical artefacts from many different parts of the world. It is extremely vast and the variety is truly noteworthy. Besides being a popular tourist spot the Naturhistoriches museum is also an extremely important and lively research center. The museum is an amazing amalgamation of art and science under the same roof. Be sure to have at least a day to view the artefacts in the museum as it is amazingly large.

Some items that you should not miss:

  • The Venus of Willendorf. This piece made of stone is over 25000 years old.
  • There are preserved hides of many extinct species.
  • Their meteorite display is the largest in the world.
  • Maria Theresa’s flower bouquet: It epitomizes opulence and each flower in it is made of precious stones.  

Vienna Museum Of Natural History Information

  • Preffered time is late in the evening or in the early morning as it is bit crowdy.
  • The museum can be accessed by wheelchair through the Burgring 7.
  • There are special toilets and wheelchairs available.
  • Underground parking garage at the Museums Quartier is available.

Vienna Museum Of Natural History Ticket Prices

  • Adults: € 10
  • Senior citizens, member of "O1 Club", owners of "Vienna Card": € 8
  • Students, apprentices, soldiers aged under 27 years: € 5
  • Groups (15 or more people) - per person: € 8
  • Children and youth under 19 years and "Friends of the NHM Vienna" have free entry.

How To reach Vienna Museum Of Natural History by Public Transport

  • U2, U3 Volkstheater - Trams: 1, 2, D, 46, 49
  • Buses: 2A, 48A

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  • Its a really huge museum and needs an entire day to visit all its rooms and floors. The tickets per adult are 10€ and u can find an audio guide at the information desk for 4€ but every part of the museum have both English and German explanation on every peace. After u bought tickets there's a room where u can put ur coats and bags or stuff and lock it to be free to enjoy the museum without excessive clothing specially this time of year. This museum can be really interesting and very educational for children. The museum has 2 main floors and a small room in third floor full of amazing stuff to visit. There's even a cafe/restaurant in second floor where u can treat yourself with some coffee or something. And on the outside there's a Christmas bazaar that offer coffee, snacks and lots of stuff to buy.

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  • Excellent museum. Fun for the entire family! We have a year pass and visit frequently during the winter months. The taxidermy, fossil and gemstone collections are extensive and beautifully preserved and displayed. The museum staff are friendly and knowledgeable.

  • The building is a museum of itself, so beautiful. The museum was really nice, elaborated and fun. Also very accessible for kids, with a lot of interactive learning things. We were there early on Sunday, was nice and quit, from around 11-12 you have to be aware of all the children.

  • It's one of the best museum I have ever visited. The collection is unbelievable and in a large scale of variation. There's also a lot of interactive displays. Not only about collection...the architecture of the museum itself was also awesome.

  • This institution is an old school natural history museum with an impressive collection on view. A notable item on display is a Venus figurine of Upper Paleolithic age from the Willendorf site in Austria. It is 11 cm tall and made from limestone. The figurine was covered with red ochre and buried ca. 25,000 years old. The museum also has meteorites (a fabulous world-class collection), minerals, fossils, and stuffed animals of all kinds. In addition there are Egyptian, Roman, and Greek archaeological materials on display.

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