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Current press releases

The Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (MfN)

is an excellent and integrated research museum of the Leibniz Association with an international reputation and globally connected research infrastructure. As an innovative communication centre, it aims to help shape the scientific and social dialogue about the future of our planet and develop the democratic knowledge society. Teams from different disciplines research the more than 30 million collection objects on the development of the Earth and life. The topics range from the development of the solar system to the mechanisms of evolution and the diversity of life on Earth. In addition, the scientific-historical, cultural and artistic significance of the objects is researched and reflected upon. Over the next ten years, the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin will consistently implement the Future Plan, which is funded with a total of 660 million euros by the Federal Government and the State of Berlin. The aim of the Future Plan is to intensify the dialogue between science, business, politics and society in order to find science-based solutions to the challenges of the future. More information at www.museumfuernaturkunde.de

Pictures

Early bird Archaeopteryx lithographica Early bird Archaeopteryx lithographica (c) Thomas Rosenthal
Biodiversity wall Biodiversity wall (c) Thomas Rosenthal
Polar bear Knut Polar bear Knut (c) Thomas Rosenthal
Dinosaur hall Dinosaur hall (c) Thomas Rosenthal
Front of Museum für Naturkunde Berlin Front of Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (c) MfN Berlin

Documents

Here are the newest documents of the journal Für Natur and the Annual Report (both in German). The science report is in German and English. More documents you find at publications and downloads.

Journal für Natur Ausgabe 5 pdf Journal Für Natur Issue 5 (pdf)
Journal für Natur Ausgabe 4 Journal Für Natur Issue 4 (pdf)
Bund-Länder Eckpunktepapier Bund-Länder Eckpunktepapier (pdf)
Geschäftsbericht 2020 Annual Report 2020 (pdf)
Unsere Wissenschaft 2019 / 2020 Science Report 2019/20 (pdf)

Photography and filming

In the context of daily editorial reporting, photography and filming without a tripod is generally permitted in the outdoor and public exhibition areas. A press pass gives you free admission to the museum. Shooting without a press pass or requiring additional equipment and set-ups (tripods, lights, sound, etc.) always requires permission. Likewise, film and photo shoots in the non-public areas or outside opening hours can only be approved and carried out if logistically possible, in consultation with all departments concerned and the press office, and with the conclusion of a subject contract.