Naturhistorische Museum, Vienna, Austria Photos

The Wiener Naturhistorische Museum (Museum of Natural History Vienna) occupies an Italian Renaissance-style building (1872-91) designed by Karl von Hasenauer & Gottfried Semper. The museum displays large collections of archeological finds, minerals & meteorites, plus examples of biological life. The building itself is artistically decorated with natural history themed sculptures &, paintings.

Click thumbnail to enlarge. F11 to view website full screen.
Wiener Naturhistorische Museum. Vienna, Austria.Wiener Naturhistorische Museum which mirrors the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Central entrance portal with dome of Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Dome of Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Wiener Naturhistorische Museum (Museum of Natural History Vienna) (1872-91). Vienna, Austria. Style: Italian Renaissance. Architect: Karl von Hasenauer & Gottfried Semper.Wiener Naturhistorische Museum which mirrors the Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vienna, Austria.Central entrance portal with dome of Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Dome of Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
America & Australia sculpture on Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Entrance hall of Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Grand staircase hall & ceiling of Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Grand staircase hall of Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
America & Australia sculpture on Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Entrance hall of Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Grand staircase hall & ceiling of Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Grand staircase hall of Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Grand staircase ceiling painting at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Dome interior at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Dome interior decoration at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Sculpted native Americans & Easter Island painting at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Grand staircase ceiling painting at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Dome interior at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Dome interior decoration at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Sculpted native Americans & Easter Island painting at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Venus of Willendorf BCE at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Neolithic human figure found near Ossarn, Austria at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Six thousand year old clay human female figures from the Ukraine at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Engraved ceramic pot from Sopron at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Venus of Willendorf (c23,000) BCE at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Neolithic human figure found near Ossarn, Austria at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Six thousand year old clay human female figures from the Ukraine at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Engraved ceramic pot (7th C BCE) from Sopron at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Ancient ceramic pot with human & animal figures at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Ceramic grave goods animal with spout at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Bronze age grave goods birds riding on chariot at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Bronze bull at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Ancient ceramic pot with human & animal figures at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Ceramic grave goods animal with spout (8-7th C BCE) at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Bronze age grave goods birds riding on chariot (8-5th C BCE) at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Bronze bull (5th C BCE) at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Bronze age grave goods at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Bronze age grave goods ducks from Hallstatt at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Reconstruction of an ancient four-wheeled wagon from Baden-Württemberg at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Early iron age helmet, spear points & axe at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Bronze age grave goods at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Bronze age grave goods ducks from Hallstatt at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Reconstruction of an ancient four-wheeled wagon from Baden-Württemberg at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Early iron age helmet, spear points & axe at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Iron age clothing pins & armbands at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Iron age clothing pins & arm & foot rings at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Bronze age coil at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Ancient gold jewelry with two horses heads from Romania at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Iron age clothing pins & armbands at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Iron age clothing pins & arm & foot rings at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Bronze age coil (c1500 BCE) at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Ancient gold jewelry with two horses heads from Romania at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Ancient gold ring from Croatia at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Collection of meteors at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Gallery of meteors at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Meteor found in 1836 at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Ancient gold ring from Croatia at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Collection of meteors at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Gallery of meteors at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Meteor (352kg) found in 1836 at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Mineral collection at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Decorations in mineral gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Malachite sample at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Montezuma's emeralds given to Cortes on a gold base at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Mineral collection at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Decorations in mineral gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Malachite sample at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Montezuma's emeralds given to Cortes on a gold base at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Gold nugget at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Rhodochrosite at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Flowers made of precious stones given by Maria Theresa to Kaiser Franz I at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Stone mosaic of St. Borromeus made in Florence at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Gold nugget at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Rhodochrosite at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Flowers made of precious stones (c1760) given by Maria Theresa to Kaiser Franz I at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Stone mosaic of St. Borromeus made in Florence at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Iguana made of serpentinite from Peru at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Dinosaur gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Wall decorations in natural history gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Wall decorations in natural history gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Iguana made of serpentinite from Peru at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Dinosaur gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Wall decorations in natural history gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Wall decorations in natural history gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Dinosaur head model at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Feathered Dinosaur model at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Insect model at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Crabs species at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Dinosaur head model at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Feathered Dinosaur model at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Insect model at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Crabs species at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Butterflies of New Guinea at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Fish skeletons at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Crocodile collection at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Ganges Gavial at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Butterflies of New Guinea at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Fish skeletons at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Crocodile collection at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Ganges Gavial at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Bird gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Baleen whale skeleton at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Elephant gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Carved modern chair at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.
Bird gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Baleen whale skeleton at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Elephant gallery at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.Carved modern chair at Museum of Natural History. Vienna, Austria.

See Also:

All photos on this page are originals by & copyrighted by Jim Steinhart.
All rights reserved. Permission required to use.