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Zoologisches Museum Konig
Ranked #8 of 73 things to do in Bonn
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hambach, Germany
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11 reviews
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“Its worth a visit”
Reviewed 17 April 2014

I like it, its a nice place to take your kids along. have beautiful stuffed animals, very rare ones too with ample information

Visited May 2013
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Bonn, Germany
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10 reviews
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“Museum for natural history”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

These museum is really worth a visit with kids . The exponates are excellent taxidermied animals, looking very lively. Moreover this museum is a historic place , as the german "Grundgesetz", our constitution was signed here

Visited August 2013
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Curitiba, PR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
“Nice place to go if you have kids!”
Reviewed 2 February 2014

It is one of the museums at Museumsmeile area. Koenig Museum is the biggest natural history museum of Germany. It has 100 years old (not always dedicated only to the museum) and show different ecosystems (savannah, arid, polar, so on) and their particular animals. There are a good collection of birds and mammals. It has a vivarium too with snakes, lizards, so on. It is not a huge museum but it is the best cultural attraction to visit if you have small kids. They get delighted with so many animals. The building is amazing, stunning! If you are interested, the admission costs 5 euros (regular ticket).

Visited February 2014
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Munich, Germany
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A nice place to spend a cold day in, and not only”
Reviewed 19 August 2013

The first thing that comes to mind is to think thoroughly about the time of the day you want to visit it, because many children are taken there to learn about the wildlife in a nice environment - which is an awesome thing, especially because at the end of the tour they have to fill out some sort of 'what have you learnt today' test (only in German unfortunately). So if you don't mind the kids, no worries.
At the reception they asked us whether we wanted to test out their now iPod guided tour, with QR-codes, free of charge. Awesome! We really found out stuff, by listening and/or reading the information, while viewing what was going on around us.
The Museum is big enough, you can easily spend half a day there. They also have a Bistro/Cafe on the second floor, so you don't have to worry about anything.
The entrance-fee is normal (for this region), the staff is friendly, the atmosphere is nice. A great experience, all in all!

Visited August 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
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“Good museum for small children”
Reviewed 22 April 2013

I've been here many times with my daughter (4 years old). The main displays never change but it has a special exhibit on the top floor which changes 3 or 4 times a year. It has good interactive displays for small children. Room for improvement would be to have a change in the main displays.

Visited February 2013
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