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Museum of Natural History

Museum of Natural History
Dinosaurs at the Museum of Natural History, Dortmund

The Museum of Natural History has been giving visitors an insight into the diversity of nature for almost a century. The outstanding collection includes around 150,000 insects, 35,000 herbarium sheets and 30,000 minerals, rocks and fossils. Other fascinating exhibits include two life-size models of dinosaurs in the museum's central atrium. The minerals collection has a 650kg rock crystal which sparkles in glorious technicolor. The botany and zoology sections are also well worth a visit, with an aquarium of tropical fish, live bees and terrariums containing spiders, scorpions and other exotic insects.

Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm.

Admission: Adults 4 €, Concessions 2 €.

[ Source: http://www.germany-tourism.de/ENG/destination_germany/master_tlstadt-id1068-fstadt_museen.htm ]

Related: http://dev.museumfuernaturkunde.dortmund.de
Address: Münsterstraße 271, 44145 Dortmund
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