museum balloon ride

Inside the entrance hall (above the main stair well) of Naturhistorisches Museum in Vienna, Austria. This gigantic museum comprises 39 exhibition halls displaying a wide array of minerals, meteorite fragments, fossils, dinosaurs and animal specimens. It is claimed that the museum holds and maintains 25 million specimens and artifacts.

The building sits directly opposite of Kunsthistorisches Museum, which its mirror image and identical in exterior. Both buildings were opened to the public in 1889 and built to house the Habsburgs’ vast collection.

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2 thoughts on “museum balloon ride

    1. No, unfortunately it doesn’t move – it’s suspended from the ceiling by cables. It is an amazing building though – the interior decoration and structure is just as interesting as the exhibits themselves.

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