Adventure of nature - with interactive stations

Museum of Natural History

Museum of Natural History Salzburg

The Aquarium, justifiable considered one of the most beautiful aquariums in Central Europe, is a particularly popular attraction for young and old. Its 36 tanks, the biggest holding 10,000 litres of water, present the wonders of underwater life.


The colorful tropical fish, the close-up observation of the inhabitants of the Mediterranean, the Amazon or the local water is a breathtaking experience.Living reptiles and amphibians can be found in the Reptile Zoo.


Approximately 200 animals, most of which are not indigenous, inhabit 56 terrariums: in addition to domestic snakes, well-known poisonous snakes from all over the world as well as water and land turtles, lizards, frogs and Mississippi alligator can be observed in naturally styled terrariums.


The Space Research Hall features an original-size diorama of the moon landing, a space station of the future, a mercury spacecraft in original size as well as a number of rocket models.

Other interesting exhibits include Minerals, Geology, a Biological Laboratory for Children, European Mammals, Birds, the Animal Habitats of the Ice Age, America, Africa, Australia and Asia and last but not least an exhibit dedicated to Man and his Domestic Animals.


Continuously changing special exhibits round off the extensive program.An outdoor café/restaurant provides the necessary refreshments between the different adventurous expeditions.


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