Haus der Natur, Salzburg

4.7
#4 of 29 in Museums in Salzburg
Featuring natural history and science exhibits, as well as an aquarium and a reptile zoo, Haus der Natur ranks as the largest museum in Salzburg. Founded in 1924, the museum spans 7,000 sq m (75,000 sq ft), separated into two buildings. See high-detail, high-quality models of dinosaurs and real fossilized organisms. Check out dioramas of nature and space expeditions; giant crystals up to 618 kg (1362 lbs) of weight; interactive human body parts; and exhibits on physics, sound, and humans. Peer into 42 aquariums teeming with aquatic life and colors, and get close up with numerous reptiles, from alligators to venomous lizards to enormous snakes. Arrange your visit to Haus der Natur and discover more family-friendly attractions in Salzburg using our Salzburg road trip app .
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  • Zelzberg Science Museum. Very busy representing the history of nature and man. It's hard enough to see it all. It's nice to spend two hours. The experience part is more fun for children, and you have to go to a party to get to it. There is free luggage storage and a reasonable price.
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  • The museum has so much to offer that we couldn't see everything. We particularly liked the aquariums with the fallen fish and corals. The mineral collection was also very informative. Here you can spend a rainy day in a meaningful way. Price/performance is good in my opinion for such a great museum. Highly recommended.
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  • I usually don't like "static" museums, but expositions here were very nice and science part is completely interactive - best place for kids (6-12 ages), although also our 1 year old son was amazed :-) The only negative impression was from the "restaurant". Although they offer kids meals I would rather bring own one next time
  • Great fun and interesting program for the whole family. The natural museum offers a variety of exhibitions and contains interactive explanations for a lot of things while the technical part of the museum houses educational games trough which different physical phenomena are explained. Great whole day and rainy day program for the whole family. Even adults can learn a thing or two.
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