The Natural History Museum, Berlin
Look up, lean back, and stretch your neck to take in the brachiosaurus, the diplodocus, and other extraordinary dinos at Berlin's beloved museum of Natural History! It's a treasure trove of over 30 million specimens, fossils, and other exhibits. Click and drag and use the arrows to explore...
The Wet Collections by Carola Radke (MfN)Museum für Naturkunde Berlin
The museum is famous for its cool and creepy 'walls of biodiversity', including this, The Wet Collection, made up of over one million natural specimens preserved in a special fluid.
A voyage into the Universe... by Hwa Ja Götz (MfN)Museum für Naturkunde Berlin
From sea creatures to the stars: the musem also houses a mobilde projection screen which tells the history of the entire universe, from the Big Bang to now.
MUSE (2013)MUSE - The Science Museum
2. MUSE – The Science Museum of Trento
Inspired by the surrounding Italian Alps, MUSE’s top attraction is a 32-foot-long “Ice Tunnel” in which guests experience the sights and sounds of the famous mountain range.
The ice tunnel (2013)MUSE - The Science Museum
As viewers fly over the Alps in this multimedia exhibit, they witness both the tranquility of Alpine forests and the destruction of awesome avalanches.
Click the arrows or drage the viewfinder to discover dinos and more in the museum's packed collection.
Sky Theater with Zeiss projector and a seated audienceAdler Planetarium
4. Adler Planetarium, Chicago
Chicago’s Adler Planetarium is the oldest planetarium in the USA and one of the best places to learn about astronomy.
Adler Building 2017Adler Planetarium
You can orbit the planetarium's dome from home in Street View.
5. Gwacheon National Science Museum
Many of the exhibits in South Korea’s Gwacheon National Science Museum show how past Korean innovations could be used to create a more sustainable future. For example, the museum’s Korean Traditional House highlights how ancient architects incorporated nature seamlessly into their design, teaching us valuable lessons for today.
Korean Traditional House by Gwacheon National Science MuseumGwacheon National Science Museum
Ancient Koreans put their main floor on the ground level to keep their homes at a comfortable temperature all year-round. Amazingly, the lumber pieces used in this structure were so intricately arranged that builders didn’t need to use nails.
Titanosaur overview by Photo: AMNH/D. FinninAmerican Museum of Natural History
Discovered on a farm in Argentina, this Titanosaur is considered the largest mammal to have ever have walked the earth.
8. National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC - The Discovery’s Landing Pad
The collection of planes and spaceships at Washington, DC’s National Air and Space Museum shows the evolution of aviation from the Wright Brothers all the way through to the Space Age.
Space Shuttle DiscoverySmithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
A major attraction here is the Space Shuttle Discovery, which made a total of 39 space trips during its years of operation.
Grey Wolf DioramaDenver Museum of Nature & Science
9. Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The main goal of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science has always been to preserve the unique flora and fauna in the Rocky Mountain region. For this reason, the museum houses many exceptional wilderness scenes.
Colorado Grizzly Bear DioramaDenver Museum of Nature & Science
10. Science Museum, London
A major focus of London’s Science Museum is preserving the revolutionary inventions from the UK’s Industrial Age. One Industrial Era masterpiece in the Science Museum is the famous Puffing Billy, which holds the title for the world’s earliest steam railway locomotive.
Puffing Billy locomotive (1813/1814) by William HedleyScience Museum
Created in 1814, the Puffing Billy transported coal in northern England for an impressive 50 years.
All of the museum exhibits listed here highlight the extremes of both the natural and technological worlds. A visit to any of these museums will open your mind to the limitless possibilities of scientific inquiry.