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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

The future of things

From ants to dinosaur skulls: The collection of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin contains a valuable natural heritage. Now it is being comprehensively catalogued and made digitally accessible to the whole world – to help shape a future worth living.

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Bereit für die Massendigitalisierung
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Franziska Schuster: The treasure seeker

Old expedition diaries, handwritten labels, artistic engravings, biological specimens – the collection of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin is full of rarities and hidden knowledge. Franziska Schuster helps to lift the treasures.

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Franziska Schuster macht rare Bücher für alle zugänglich
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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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