Haus der Natur - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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The House of Nature is one of the most visited places in Salzburg. During the visit through the museum you can go to the discovery of nature in its most compelling aspects. Its exhibition ranges from gigantic dinosaurs to the milestones of astronautics, from the underwater world of the aquarium to reptiles from all over the world. And the journey through the human body is as exciting as the interactive experiments in the Science Center.
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0.09km from Haus der Natur
The valley station of the Mönchsberg lift is on Anton-Neumayr-Platz. With a length of 60 meters, the modern lift takes its passengers up to the Mönchsberg and the Museum der Moderne in 30 seconds. From the viewing terrace, visitors have a wonderful view of the old town. Enjoy the unique view over the roofs of Salzburg, the Museum der Moderne, the restaurant m32, the Wasser.Spiegel - the water world of Salzburg AG and the many walks in the nature reserve.
Museum der Moderne
0.1km from Haus der Natur
The Museum der Moderne is located on the Mönchsberg, high above the rooftops of Salzburg’s Old City. On a total of four levels, international art treasures from the 20th and 21st centuries are presented in a stylish setting. The exhibitions and activities in both museum buildings show modern and contemporary visual arts. Apart from the presentation of international works of art, the Museum der Moderne Salzburg also serves as platform for contemporary representatives of the Austrian art scene.
Toy Museum Salzburg
0.21km from Haus der Natur
The Toy Museum is housed in a beautiful old Baroque structure that was once a public hospital. It displays the largest collection of toys in Austria. It has both conventional and interactive displays. Besides an impressive collection of toys, the museum has workshops where toys are made and the Kasperltheater Puppet show has been hosted on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon for the entertainment of young visitors for the last 25 years.
0.22km from Haus der Natur
The Marko-Feingold-Steg is a bridge for pedestrians and cyclists over the Salzach in the city of Salzburg. It connects the Franz-Josef-Kai at the level of the Ferdinand-Hanusch-Platz in the left old town with the Elisabethkai and - via the direct extension of Josef-Friedrich-Hummel-Straße - the Makartplatz in the right bank of the old town. The first footbridge consisted of an iron construction in Art Nouveau style on two pillars - like the Mozart footbridge.
0.27km from Haus der Natur
Salzburg's most famous shopping street, the location of numerous traditional businesses, clothing stores and souvenir shops. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. It is known for the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at No. 9, where he lived until the age of 17. Aside from an array of international fashion chains, the Getreidegasse also charms passers-by with its traditional inns and unique businesses steeped in history.
0.27km from Haus der Natur
The Hofmarstallschwemme , for many Salzburgers the horse pond , is one of the two preserved Salzburg horse ponds and a fountain in Salzburg's old town . It is one of the listed objects in the city of Salzburg. It is called 'Hofmarstallschwemme' because it belongs to the Hofmarstall , which was located southeast of it. This long fountain is the one that Maria and the Von Trapp kids dance around and splash in water during the instrumental ending to "My Favorite Things
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Salzburg is a state of the modern Republic of Austria. The region was widely settled in prehistoric times, both in the mountains and the Alpine foreland, because of its mineral resources. The tourist trade, including winter sports, is a major source of income, with the main centres at Salzburg city (especially its music and drama festivals), Badgastein, and Zell am See. The state has good road and rail communications.