Naturhistorisches Museum - Wien, Austria
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N 48° 12.306 E 016° 21.600
33U E 601046 N 5339990
Quick Description: Vienna's Naturhistorisches Museum was established between 1872 and 1889.
Location: Wien, Austria
Date Posted: 2/9/2014 9:14:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMK436
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 7

Long Description:
Wikipedia (visit link) informs us:

"The Naturhistorisches Museum Wien (NHMW; (Austrian) German for "Natural History Museum, Vienna") is a large natural history museum located in Vienna, Austria. The museum's website provides an overview in the form of a virtual tour.

The museum's earliest collections of artifacts were begun over 250 years ago. Today, its collections on display cover 8,700 square metres (94,000 sq ft).

As of 2011, the museum houses approximately 30 million objects and the number is growing. Behind the scenes, collections comprising some 25 million specimens and artefacts are the essential basis for the work of over 60 staff scientists. Their main fields of research cover a wide range of topics from the origins of our Solar system and the evolution of animals and plants to human evolution, as well as prehistoric traditions and customs."
Name: Naturhistorisches Museum

Location/Address:
Maria-Theresien-Platz
Vienna, Wien Austria
1010


Telephone Number: Tel.: +43 1 5230418 oder 5230419

Web Site: [Web Link]

Type/Specialty: Natural History

Agency/Ownership: Austrian Government

Theater: unknown

Hours of operation: Thursday-Monday: 9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m., Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.,Tuesday: closed

Admission Fee: Adults 10 Euros, children free

Gift Shop: yes

Educational programs: Not listed

Cafe/Restaurant: Not listed

Other Features: Not listed

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