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LWL-Museum fuer Naturkunde

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Sentruper Str. 285, 48161 Muenster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 251 59105
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2 hrs well spent, 8/10 will visit again

The museum is not very big and it is reasonably priced. I got the student discount when I purchased... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Reshma V
via mobile
Very nice museum

The museum has a very good collection of painting mostly from german artists. The modern art part... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Lews31
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Toulouse, France
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Sentruper Str. 285, 48161 Muenster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 251 59105
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

The museum is not very big and it is reasonably priced. I got the student discount when I purchased the combined ticket for the museum and planetarium. The museum features dinosaurs, whales, insects, alongside animals and birds of a more recent era. The dinosaur section...More

Thank Reshma V
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The museum has a very good collection of painting mostly from german artists. The modern art part is excellent. The building itself is beautiful.

Thank Lews31
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We had some time to spend whilst in Münster ( close to where we live) and decided to visit the museum, not having been there for years. My family has visited here twice now and not yet seen the museum in its entirety. It's really...More

2  Thank Kalvin L
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

My family has visited here twice now and not yet seen the museum in its entirety. It's really well-curated and organized into several sections, including dinosaurs and how they are related to birds, the natural history of the region, naturalist expeditions across time, and an...More

1  Thank Serafina S
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

We had some time to spend whilst in Münster ( close to where we live) and decided to visit the museum, not having been there for years. The entrance fee (€6.50) was reasonable but I think we got lots for our money. The museum had...More

1  Thank Wendy2811
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Reviewed 1 October 2015

Fantastic new museum just across the square from the Dom. It has a number of sectors but we only had time for one this time. Next visit in late November.

Thank programmerYork
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This museum offers a good opportunity to spend some time there and learn a lot about animals. It`s really nice for kids and not at all boring.

1  Thank 038Ghislaine
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Reviewed 8 October 2014

When I went the main exhibit was sex and genetics which was really great. A smaller temporary exhibit was on views of the world from above which was also great. I really like this museum. Its all in German but you can get an audio...More

1  Thank GermanFaekah
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

The museum is not huge but if you have a spare hour or two it is worth having a look. We had some time to kill before meeting someone at the zoo next door so it was ideal for us. Also it is a fairly...More

1  Thank G3ck0-Trav3ll3r
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Reviewed 14 November 2012

Very good exhibits and the shows in the Planetarium are great, but the staff are most unhelpful, to the point of rude and harraing. We were in a group and when entering the planetarium, one person with a small handbag and one with a lage...More

2  Thank MickH1971
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