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Naturkundemuseum, Erfurt

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The Naturkundemuseum Erfurt is a natural history museum in Erfurt, Germany.
The museum has a permanent exhibition relating the natural history of the forests, fields, city and the geological history of Thuringia. There is also a special exhibitions programme. The museum has collections of botany, zoology, mineralogy — 6,500 specimens presented by Godehard Schwethelm (1899–1992) — and palaeontology. The statutory goals of the museum are the promotion of scientific research and education, the care of scientific collections and hosting scientific meetings.
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  • We visited Naturkundemuseum with our children (4 and 6) and it it was a great success. The exhibition celebrates diversity of life on our planet in general and in the habitats of Thuringia in...  more »
  • Visiting this museum if you have an hour or two and if you are interested in the workings of nature this museum is definitely recommended. Firstly it is situated in a beautiful old side street very....  more »
  • A must see museum! The displays are just awesome! The mini replica of Noah's Ark is so well done with sound effects and even the 'ark' swaying by the waves! If you like minerals and crystals they have beautiful specimens. Lots of 'do not touch'... so maybe for older children.
  • Museum is located in the picturesque street of old town Erfurt, capital of Turingia. There are replication of flora and fauna of the region. Underground they have small replication of Noah Arch.
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