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Naturhistorisches Museum Basel

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Very nice

Good localizationVery. Very nice and interesing place. Good for children. Remember to use your... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Katarzyna Ż
via mobile
Nice and Varied Collection

This is a wonderful museum of natural history. Some of the fossils are just stunning, and the leaf... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
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Augustinergasse 2, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 266 55 00
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I was in a bad mood when I entered this museum (nothing to do with the museum itself). So I went in and the price was only eight francs, but just before I paid, an older woman reminded the rookie ticket taker that I had...More

5  Thank Tremont44113
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 November 2016

It's a very interesting museum, that lacks information in other language than german. I could have taken a better experience if I could be able to understand better what I was seeing.

1  Thank Helena A
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Good localizationVery. Very nice and interesing place. Good for children. Remember to use your discount ticket for 50% 😊

Thank Katarzyna Ż
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful museum of natural history. Some of the fossils are just stunning, and the leaf cutter ant colony should not be missed. The butterfly collection is beautiful. The exhibits are well maintained, as is the entire building. It was not too busy...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I love this museum, it is great for a rainy day activity. I visit often and really enjoy the photography special exhibits. They have a huge room dedicated to insects, butterflies, sea shells and crabs which I find really cool. They have a great geology...More

1  Thank goldfish0708
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This modern hotel is very well organized with interesting exhibitions. The wildlife fotos were absolutely fantastic

Thank lemeye
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The museum is nice, with live sized statues , award winning photographs and a painted room. The painted room is amazing that you can see the full images only when u view it at the correct angle, you have to stand at the foot mark.

Thank Sajeev R
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We (3 parties) visited with 8 children and 6 adults and there was something for everyone. Its big enough but not huge. The exhibition of wildlife photographs was a highlight. Nice picnic area. Can thoroughly recommend!

Thank ECWells
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

3  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

1  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

1  Thank Adi901105
Reviewed 14 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

1  Thank yWayfarer
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