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Pakistan Museum of Natural History

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Established in 1976 and located on garden avenue, Shakarparian, has over 300000 collections in many... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Inam K
Islamabad, Pakistan

A very nice place especially for kids who are at school as they get knowledge from here. They also... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
n b
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Great place to visit, covers many aspects of Pakistan geography and also the various wildlife that inhabit the different regions of the country, the exhibits & models are plentiful and I recommend taking kids there as it would be a fun day out along with...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Samir S
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Established in 1976 and located on garden avenue, Shakarparian, has over 300000 collections in many galleries like BIOLOGICAL, ECOLOGICAL,GEMSTONES, PALEONTOLOGY and virtual orientation plus Tethys.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Inam K
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I went to the museum with some friends today and everyone had a good time. The elephant bones and huge alligator were some of my favorites. I would definitely recommend stopping by there if you are in the area.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

A very nice place especially for kids who are at school as they get knowledge from here. They also enjoy the Natural History which you do not get anywhere in Pakistan like this.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank n b
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The museum is situated in Shakar Parian area, however it's a beautiful try to show natural history of the country which need much more improvement

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Pakistan Museum of Natural History is a good place to visit, however the place needs attention from the authorities. Almost all the computer screens for info were out of order. Some of the information was also. It correct. Also the information is mostly in Urdu,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank AmirJahangir
Reviewed 28 May 2017

An excellent place to visit for its knowledge worth, rarity, historical linkage, archeology and composedness.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank xnakvi68
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Good family fun. Will take up to 45 mins to visit the entire attraction. Fossils and prehistoric era exhibits.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank clowd82
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I am here with family and this seems to be interesting but it lacks a good management and detailed information, good place to visit ONCE :)

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Adeel A
Reviewed 16 July 2016

it could be far better than what is this. nothing is good inside. islamabad has resources and budgets. but they never utilise to make it better. just few stuffed animals are there which doesnt attract the visitors. dont waste your time.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank 512asadi
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