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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 €.
Address: Münsterstraße 271, 44145 Dortmund
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