Models of sharks, whales, birds and other wildlife on display in the Naturalis Museum
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Naturalis Museum

The Netherlands > Leiden

Also known as the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, this place is the Netherland's very own Natural History Museum.

Containing approximately 37 million specimens, and a research centre, the museum is full of rich facts, and gorgeous fossils.

Note: Parts of the Museum are currently closed due to renovation and the only exhibition open is 'POISON!' - POISON involves a Naturalis researcher and poison expert dr. Freek Vonk taking you into the world of poison. You get acquainted with all kinds of live animals: snakes, spiders, frogs. Plants and minerals also. dr. Freek and his fellow researchers will teach you more about the usefulness and necessity of research into poison through videos.

Be sure to not miss out!

Opening Times

Throughout the Year

  • Open Daily: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Price Information

POISON exhibition

  • Adult : 12.00 EUR
  • Youth (Ages 4 - 17) : 7.00 EUR
  • Children Free

Naturalis Biodiversity Center



Netherlands 2333 BA