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A gem for families. I even found it to be as entertaining for little ones as the zoo.
If I could make a suggestion, it would be to update the opening times/days page.
Sadly the page stated that the museum was open on the 24.12...More
We discovered this museum after a local suggested it and it was great.
Access is super easy from Zurich. Just take the little cable train and a few minutes later you are at the museum. Free entry was also a pleasant surprise.
The are plenty...More
I enjoyed this museum. It's not the best or the biggest but it's still very enjoyable with lots of great exhibits! Plus, it's free, which is great! Children & adults need to have access regardless of their Socio-Economic-Status. Most museums have a cost in Zurich.
When I asked why all of the signage was only in German when the language of science in Europe is now English, she said, "It is only for Germans." I found that curious. The exhibits were probably great for children as long as they could...More
Situated on the grounds of the University of Zürich, on the eastern edge of Zurich’s Old Town, this museum houses a wide-ranging collection of almost 10,00,000 amphibians, birds, insects, reptiles, mammals and mollusks gathered since the 1600s. The museum is spread over two floors; native...More
A really great collection of taxidermy specimens! Lots of fun to look around, although most labels are only in German. Luckily, the labels were the German name and the Latin name, which helped.
My only problem (and this isn't their fault) was that this museum...More
This is a very nice natural history museum - modern and well presented, with interesting displays and interesting specimens and species. It is free to boot. My only complaint is that there is not much of it - it is a small natural history museum...More