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Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum © Pedro J Pacheco
Natural History Museum © Pedro J Pacheco

The impressive Natural History Museum is situated within a neo-Renaissance building that is identical from the outside to the Fine Arts Museum opposite. It is the third largest natural history museum in the world and has some of the oldest exhibits, including early Stone Age artefacts. Visitors can travel through the planet's history ranging from the diversity of nature to the origins of culture. Guided tours, lectures and workshops on a variety of interesting themes are offered regularly at the museum.

Address: Maria-Theresien Platz

Website: www.nhm-wien.ac.at

Telephone: (0)1 521770

Opening times: 9am - 6:30pm Thursday to Monday, 9am - 9pm Wednesdays, closed Tuesdays.

Admission: €10 (adults), children under 19 free. Concessions available.