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Naturhistorisches Museum

Augustinergasse 2, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 266 55 00
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A very pleasant surprise

My husband and I chanced upon this interesting museum on a Saturday morning as we were walking up... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
RJB72
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Melbourne, Australia
A place to go if u really have no where else to go

Just like any nature museum with a lot of stuffed animals. But I must say it is very tourist... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Jerrytanhui
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  • Average8%
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Augustinergasse 2, Basel 4051, Switzerland
Altstadt
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+41 61 266 55 00
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband and I chanced upon this interesting museum on a Saturday morning as we were walking up the hill to the cathedral. Perhaps it had not been open when we had passed previously, but we had no idea it was there and, from the...More

Thank RJB72
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Just like any nature museum with a lot of stuffed animals. But I must say it is very tourist friendly. The have a very good multi language audio guide to guide u along with quite a lot of exhibits

Thank Jerrytanhui
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This museum is a great way to spend a family weekend. The exhibition was created in a child-friendly way. The animals look real while the information presented is easy to memorise thanks to fun and learn style. Adults can learn new things just as much...More

Thank Adi901105
Reviewed 15 March 2017

have 1 or 2 special exhibits in addition to their permanent exhibits. When I visited had one small but well curated exhibit on the extinction of animals now as well as the past. Had a very large exhibit on mummies from around the world and...More

Thank yWayfarer
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It is situated in an old building and is spread in various rooms chambers and floors. Very nice exbition, especially for the Children. The mummies exhibition was intriguing. Family and baby friendly too.. Calculate about 25 euros and 2-3 hours depending on your pace and...More

Thank liakouri
Reviewed 22 January 2017

As part of the museums night (pay one entrance fee and access that night almost all museums of Baesl) I went to explore this place. What a gem !! For over an hour I was wandering from one exhibit to another. Mummies, Dinosaurs and other...More

Thank sascha411
Reviewed 16 January 2017

7 euro for two adults. Not including special exhibits I am a big fan of National History so was keen to visit Basel’s and explore. I suppose it was too much to ask that there would be information boards in English (after all this Is...More

Thank Lyndsay F
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We went specifically for the 'Mumien' (mummified) Exhibition which was great, but found the rest of the exhibits to be really interesting too. If you are appreciate taxidermy, you will love it

Thank Clairey001
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The museum is quite spectacular on the outside but not sure it is the most exciting museum one can visit in Basel. It is a nice activity with the kids but the collection was not that exciting for us, compared to other museums of natural...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We went to the museum at first for the mummification exhibit but also spent time in the other parts. It was great and we really enjoyed it. The only downside was the lack of information in other language than German. They really should make an...More

Thank pralthom
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