Museum fur Naturkunde (Natural History Museum), Berlin

Categories: Natural History Museums, Science Museums, Museums
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4.1/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web
Museum fur Naturkunde (Natural History Museum), a natural history museum, boasts the largest mounted dinosaur in the world. It also features a remarkably well-preserved Archaeopteryx, the earliest known bird. Be on the lookout for more recently extinct animals, such as the Tasmanian tiger and quagga. The mineral collection represents 75 percent of the minerals in the world. In all, more than 30 million items spanning zoology, paleontology, and mineralology grace the museum. Make sure you pick up a free audio guide for more information. Put Museum fur Naturkunde (Natural History Museum) into our Berlin vacation generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We came at the opening of the museum, so there wasn't any queue. We also didn't have to buy the tickets, because we had Museum Pass (just had to take them from information desk). After leaving the bac...  read more »
  • We have been with our two young sons who sit in the stroller, there once again after a long time on a Tuesday afternoon. It was full and you don't even came up the stairs to the entrance. The exhibits are interesting, but not particularly well suited for young children, in addition to the dinosaur skeletons in the entrance hall is a special exhibition with a T-Rex skeleton ("Tristan") and many stuffed animals, including Knut (polar bear) and Bobby (gorilla). Very descriptive, how prepared animals and maybe not necessarily sheds its skin, something for small children. Otherwise, you could get through the dense crowds in the Department to stars and solar systems anything to see, the rest was relatively uninteresting for children. The lack of accessibility was sobering. It was dark, very stuffy and we felt more comfortable in the Museum shop. Some years ago I was with a friend there, and it was very much empty and pleasant. My rating is based predominantly on my new experience as a mother of young children there. Otherwise it was quite nice, but it was unfortunately not recommended for small children.
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  • Great Museum. With many different areas. Very well explained. The dinosaurs are absolutely gigantic. "Also the" wet animal collection "is breathtaking. I recommend also with teens.
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  • The huge dinosaur skeletons are worth the €8 admission alone. Even though two floors were closed due to refurbishment, there was plenty to see. Less impressed with the cafe though, which had not much to offer food-wise and had been turned into a playground by hordes of screaming kids. We had to leave the museum for lunch and return. Also: no air conditioning (but perhaps that's what they're fixing with the refurbishment).
  • Our kid & we all had a great time in museum. There is exhibition of 3 dinosaurs, including T-rex & spinosaur which are just fantastic. I had come to enjoy just the dinosaur experience, however, other exhibitions in the museum are also very nice. It was one of the best places to visit in Berlin for me.
  • It's one of the most influential museums, since it is home to three large dinosaurs. The rest of the exhibition is partly aged, but still wonderful to look at. Besides, be sure to check out the conserved animals, they might be old, but think again, those where once wild and running around! No fakes, no CGI Animation involved. +1 Get to know the lithosphere, flora and fauna.
  • Great place to explore dinosaurs and history of the planet. There is also t-rex exibition at the moment so grab the unique opportunity.
  • Amazing and big exhibits. Huge skeletons and collections. Very impressive and a must see if interested in biology or natural history
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