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Welcome to Museum für Naturkunde Berlin

Our mission is to discover and describe life and earth – with people, through dialogue. We want to engage with and influence the scientific and societal discourse about the future of our planet, worldwide.

Learn more about the museum, our research, and our plan for the future.

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Integrated research museum

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Create new knowledge with us.

Our Data Portal
Explore over 46,000 media files of the museum's collection. More info Data Portal
Urban nature
Naturblick App
Discover animals and plants with over 600 species portraits. More info Naturblick
Encounter with the other species

Around 90 per cent of all species on earth are unknown. The Museum für Naturkunde Berlin is doing everything it can to discover the nameless before they become extinct - in Berlin as well as in the rainforest of Vietnam.

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Elisabeth Heyne: The story collector

Humans are changing nature with all their power. As a result, science is recognising a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene - the age of humans. Elisabeth Heyne is building a digital collection of all kinds of everyday things at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin that connect people with this new reality. 

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Children’s birthday parties

Plan and book your children's birthday party with our team.

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Guided tours

Book one of our guided tours with various themes for children from age 5 onwards, for teenagers and adults.

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Educational offerings

Choose from a variety of digital offerings, guided tours, workshops and materials for school and kindergarten groups.

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Join our team in the scientific,  technical or administrative units.

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Press releases

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Location rental

Rent our exhibition galleries with their unique atmosphere for your event.

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