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The Natural History Museum

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Address: Museivagen 10 | Slottsskogen Ostra, Gothenburg 413 11, Sweden
Phone Number: +46 31 775 24 00
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I visited this museum as suggested by the Goteburg City Card which provided free entry. The museum has a large selection of stuffed animals (not sure if real or not) and plenty of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2016
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I visited this museum as suggested by the Goteburg City Card which provided free entry. The museum has a large selection of stuffed animals (not sure if real or not) and plenty of exhibits. I was most impressed by the large elephant in the middle of one room which towered above everything else. I think the museum could do with... More 

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Battle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Am not a lover of natural history museum's simply because there are so many dead stuffed animals , that said it always impresses me just how many species we share are planet with , this is a fine collection and the whale is quite impressive . Museum is situated in the beautiful Slottsskogen park so worth a visit with the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I've seen better natural history museum, but this one's good too. Not very big, enough for a couple of hours. The big blue Wales are real wow! The birds salon has very beautiful kinds. Some sculptures that show real size of big animals were nice. I went there with my mother and both enjoyed it. There are lockers to put... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

A group of friends and myself decided to explore the parks of Gothenburg as we are from London. Found this cute little natural history museum and decided to go in. It was cool but a little disappointing as most of the "animals" were models as opposed to "real animals". However, this may only be a personal opinion as we have... More 

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Cape Town
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

A great variety on display, showcasing the fauna and flora of Sweden and the greater Peninsula with Norway. It needs a facelift! However, it was very informative, since it provided me with information of the environment, but it needs to be interactive to keep the students interested.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

All labels are swedish only, but there is an app. Did not try the app out as I only saw it as we were heading out. Ask at the cash. Whale skeleton is impressive.

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We went to visit this museum as our friend raved about it. I have to be honest and say I did not enjoy the visit. Others seemed very enthusiastic and interested, so if you are into stuffed animals this place will be ideal. There are many rooms full of a wide variety of stuffed bids and animals, here you can... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

If you don't mind the animals being dead, this is truly a top museum for seeing different animals! My favourite is the insects department, lots of drawers to pull out and see all the different species there are. Usually the museum has at least one children's activity, like a quiz. The cafeteria is priceworthy and the shop is great. All... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

For 40 SEK you get an annual admission for 5 museums in Gothenburg. This one has a blue whale on display! And many more dissected animals. If you like that kind of stuff, you'll love it!! But it's not easy to get there: It's on a hilltop & you have to walk all the way up.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner brought the Gothenburg city card and as the Natural History Museum was included we decided to check it out. It was an interesting museum to spend a few hours looking at the anatomy of various animals and insects. This place is very family friendly and perfect for all. We really loved the section on trying to... More 

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