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Museum Koenig

Museum Koenig
Museum Koenig

The Alexander Koenig Research Museum (German: Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig) is a natural history museum and zoological research institution in Bonn, Germany. The museum is named after Alexander Koenig, who donated his collection of specimens to the institution. The museum was opened in 1934 and is affiliated with the University of Bonn.

The museum defines its mission as "researching and explaining the diversity of species of Earth". The main exhibition is titled "Unser blauer Planet - Leben im Netzwerk" (Our blue planet - living in a network). It shows complex ecological systems through dioramas of the African Savannah, a tropical rain forests, the polar regions, deserts and Central Europe.

Aside from the permanent exhibition the museum houses special exhibitions regularly.

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