Senckenberg Natural History Museum

Interesting
Founded in 1821, the Naturmuseum Senckenberg is renowned for its palaeontology section. Areas of interest include the dinosaur room, with skeletons and fossils of giant animals from the Secondary Era; the famous Jurassic excavations from the region of Solnhofen on the banks of the Altmühl (with explanations on the evolution of the human race); and the geological section, notably the fossils from Messel quarry near Darmstadt. Lastly, the museum boasts an interesting collection of stuffed animals.

Useful information

Address : 

Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt am Main

Price:

9 € (-15 years old 4.50 €)

Opening hours

9am-5pm, Wed 9am-8pm, weekends and Bank Hols 9am-6pm; Shrove Tuesday: 9am-1pm - closed Fri saint, 24 and 31 Dec, 1 Jan

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