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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.

Blick vom Foyer in den Sauriersaal des Museums für Naturkunde
Plan your visit

High number of visitors

Please understand that due to the high number of visitors, there may be longer waiting times at the entrance and cloakroom, and please note that only bags and backpacks up to A4 size may be taken into the exhibition.

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

Now is the time 

The simplest key to happiness: How the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin promotes happiness through art and knowledge, to open our eyes and hearts – and learn to love nature in new ways

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Astrid Faber: The mediator

Astrid Faber is convinced that nature concerns us all. The biologist is committed to ensure that as many people as possible benefit from the knowledge and collection of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin. She reaches with her team around 60,000 children and adults. 

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Astrid Faber
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Get in touch

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

Use our information and materials for the press and contact us for further information.

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Location rental

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

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