Preview: Naturkunde Museum Berlin

The Natural History Museum is the ultimate Wunderkammer

Oh, man, yesterday was definitely one of the most exciting days – as far as filming is concerned. We spent hours and hours filming in a truly amazing location, the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin Mitte – in both the public exhibition and the scientific collections behind the scenes. Thanks to two old friends we got the whole tour and permission to publish. I am glad I remembered to take at least a handful of stills to document the shoot. brandenburger-tor-the-gate-show-7819The Museum itself is over a 100 years old, the collection in parts dating back to the 1700s and houses over 30 Million items, just to bring the point home, that’s a lot of zeroes: 30.000.000! And if there is a box with 100 tiny crabs in it, that only counts as 1.museum-fuer-naturkunde-berlin-7770And for just a couple of Euros you can become a part of this beautiful house by sponsoring one of the boxes they keep the insects in, that will forever have your name attached to it.  museum-fuer-naturkunde-berlin-7839

Facts for visitors, Museum for Natural History Berlin/Naturkunde

Invalidenstraße 43, 10115 Berlin (Google maps)

Monday closed.
Tuesday – Friday 9:30 – 18:00 hrs
Saturday / Sunday / public holidays 10:00 – 18:00 hrs

Last entry: 30 minutes before closing.
The ticket counters close tuesday till friday at 17:00 hrs, on weekends and public holidays at 17:30 hrs.

Admission & Online Tickets
> adults 8,00 €
> adults in groups of 10 people and more 5,00 €
> reduced tickets 5,00 €
> reduced ticket in groups of 10 people and more 2,00 €
> family card (two adults and up to three children under 14 years) 15,00 €
> small family card (one adult and up to two children under 14 years) 9,00

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