Steinweg 2      +49 561 787 40 66     more than a year ago
The natural history museum in the beautiful Ottoneum building, originally the first permanent theatre in mainland Europe, has everything you and the kids need to know about dinosaurs, 270-million-year-old fossils, the evolution of mankind, and human-influenced landscapes and their natural inhabitants. The Iguanodon bones and the life-size mammoth steal the show on the first floor; one storey up it's Goethe's elephant (which in 1780 after tragically falling off the Karlsaue cliff became one of the first mounted pachyderm skeletons) and the 18th-century flora collections that fascinate.


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Open 10:00-17:00. Wed 10:00-20:00, Sun 10:00-18:00, Closed Mon.

Price/Additional Info

Admission €2/1, under 6 free.


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