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Museum fur Naturkunde (Natural History Museum)

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Address: Invalidenstr. 43, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 30 20938591
10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Fri 09:30 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Welcome to the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. Comprising over 30 million...

Welcome to the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. Comprising over 30 million collection items, an exhibition area of over 7,000 square metres and a Research Department, the Museum für Naturkunde is the largest German natural history museum. On a global scale, it is among the top five natural history museums. It was founded in 1810.Some of the exhibition highlights include the "Fossil Mona Lisa" one of the only 11 finds of the primeval bid Archaeopteryx, the 13,27-metre tall skeleton of Brachiosaurus which is the tallest mounted dinosaur skeleton worldwide, our Biodiversity wall and many more storytelling objects like original items collected by Alexander von or a piece of pitchblende in which the element uranium was discovered.

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Berlin City Pass with Optional Panoramapunkt Entry

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Great family option

We went there this afternoon My seven year old daughter really enjoyed the museum. It's not big but worth the visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there this afternoon My seven year old daughter really enjoyed the museum. It's not big but worth the visit.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is nice to see the dinosaurs and stuffed animals. Also basical facts about our nature are explained in German and English language. The museum is children friendly, you have enough sanitary spaces, a museum cafe and a souvenir shop attached.I found it a bit disappointing that the two upper floors were locked. So the museum looks more extensive than... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really nice museum with a very interesting exhibition. Usually visited by families. If you do't mind children, it's worth it.

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Odessa, Ukraine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is there a huge dinosaur exhibition which was found recently in Mexico i think, really an estonishing thing Also i liked those frozen sea species exhibition -all in all a cool place for kids to learn about the nature, earth and space

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I went to see Tristan the T Rex, one of not many full specimens the world has found. Oh how small you feel. Several other dinosaurs are there too. If you like gem stones there is a huge collection numbering in the thousands. Great for the kids as there are thousands of stuffed animals to see, old and new. Miss... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinosaurs and planets. Also stuffed dead animals. Solar system show is worth doing. €9 for a 'small family'.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you can find fossils, stuffed animals, preserved animals and plants of all kinds, minerals and rocks and more. Knut is here also now.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is nice small museum. The natural history museum in Manhattan is the best!!! Every thing in this museum is in germane One hour and I was out.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here 3 years ago and my daughter( 8 years old) wanted to see it again. As an adult is also interesting and captivating.

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Well worth a visit, the museum has a number of real dinosaur skeletons and fossils amongst many other attractions such as preserved polar bear and gorilla, lion, cougar etc. It was very busy with a school tour of very young and noisy children the morning I visited, but that's to be expected when it's a museum with dinosaurs. Tristan the... More 

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