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Senckenberg Museum of Natural History

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Museum only label 50% of its exhibits with English. Another remarkable exhibit is a cast of the famous Lucy, a skeleton of an Australopithecus afarensis, a hominid from 3. With this 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket, spin through the city in comfort and enjoy fine views along the banks of the Main River. It was well worth the high procurement costs. In 1860 the Reinhard Peck was appointed curator first museum director in 1885. This little room has the development of a human being in the uterus as its subject. We have made some itinerary recommendations and will provide you with city guides through your InterrailingPackages app to help make the most of your time in each of the three cities.

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Senckenberg Museum brings natural history to life

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Hit all the highlights of historic Frankfurt on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Many of the interpretations have English translations, and there is an extensive range of leaflets in other languages. During his tenure, the collections experienced a significant upswing. Jumping into modern times Another benefit of the all-in-one digital technology is the locking system management software from SimonsVoss. But the Ice Age also shaped the landscape, as the finds of Mammut and Auerochse prove. In 2010, almost 517,000 people visited the museum.

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Senckenberg Museum of Natural History

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All things seem bigger when you are little. In most cases, this is just for one day. All our tours are completely independent, you will not be part of a group and your time is free to spend it how you like in every city. Also on this floor is the insect exhibit. Moves to other buildings or losing master keys was making life increasingly difficult for us. In the same year, visitors could marvel at the collections on two mornings of the week. I can replace and completely reprogram it as needed.

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I'm also a total dino-geek so the skeleton exhibits in the main atrium were a real treat, particularly as that's where they'd set up the drinks area! What cause fossils form in 3D vs the more bend 2D version. Good Friday, 24th December, 31st December, 1st January closed. The origins of the museum owe much to Goethe, Frankfurt's most famous citizen, who proposed the idea of a natural history collection, and a generous legacy from the eponymous Dr Senckenberg in 1817. Hit sites of interest including the Hauptwache and the Senckenberg Museum with ease, and enjoy the freedom to explore Frankfurt at your own pace. Festhalle Frankfurt and Congress Center Messe Frankfurt are also within 15 minutes.

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Every traveller that books with us will receive complimentary access to our InterrailingPackages app, whereby you can access your itinerary for your trip, reservations, hotel directions, discounted sightseeing tickets, discounted food tours, all to name but a few. Come to see one of the most extensive collections of dinosaur fossils in Europe. In 1827 the collection was extended by 150 North American bird species by G. However, it no longer found a place in the premises of the museum and was therefore housed in the former Vogtshof at St. On the next floor are exhibits of mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds. Frankfurt am Main Messe S-Bahn is 5 minutes by foot and Frankfurt Main Galluswarte S-Bahn is 8 minutes.

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Senckenberg Museum: A trip to the future

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In 1846, three spacious rooms were rented per year for 50 Thalers on the first floor of Petersstraße 3 to house the collection. There are hundreds of stuffed specimens, from the four corners of the globe, to look at. The exhibitions are accessible to disabled visitors. In 1858 the Society for Nature Research received a collection of African plants from Johann Christian Breutel from Herrnhut an important cryptogamist. Big public attractions also include the , an original of an , and the museum's mascot, the.

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Senckenberg

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In addition to fossils, photographs and specimens, the Senckenberg contains many dioramas showing animals in a simulated natural habitat. Explore the Westend district, home to the Eschenheimer Tower, the Old Opera House and Senckenberg Museum. He is, of course, dead on. In the years 2006 to 2017 the number of visitors was between 25,000 and 34,000, in the year of the 3rd Saxon State Exhibition 2011 it was even 47,000. It's beautifully curated and the exhibits are well thought out and informative. In the stuffed animal section the location is quite curious an alcove gives a hint of what could be achieved with a little imagination. One room is dedicated to the evolution of plants.

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