The Natural History Museum in Vienna has a collection of about 35 million specimens and artefacts making it one of the foremost museums of its kind worldwide. The collection includes such famous objects as the 29,500-year-old “Venus of Willendorf” figurine, a skeleton of Steller’s Sea Cow, which became extinct over 200 years ago, and the largest and oldest meteorite collection in the world.
Did you know?
For a long time, the statuette "Venus von Willendorf" in the Natural History Museum of Vienna was considered to be the oldest completely preserved image of a human being and is still today an often-quoted example of femininity.
Thursday - Monday 09:00–18:30
Closed on Tuesdays
24th December 09:00-15:00
25th December and 1st January closed
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