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The Naturkundemuseum (museum of natural history) is one of the oldest museums in Berlin. It is located in Invalidenstraße in Berlin-Mitte, close to the museum Hamburger Bahnhof. The Naturkundemuseum in Berlin is, togehter with the Senckenbergmuseum in Frankfurt am Main, the biggest museum of natural history in Germany. To explore everything takes up a lot of time. It is best to concentrate on the parts that interest you ,to make the most of your visit.
The Naturkundemuseum opened in 1889 by bringing together three collections from other institutions. There are several impressive dinosaur skeletons to admire. The best-known is the skeleton of the Brachiosaurus Brancai, the worlds biggest exhibited dinosaur skeleton. The collection “dinosaur world” is offering many more exciting exhibits, pictures and animations on this theme. The section “evolution in action” focuses on the interesting aspects of evolution and its consequences on the animal kingdom. Apart from this you can see an extensive mineral collection, fossils as well as other exhibits.
This museum is interesting, especially for kids but also as an adult a tour through the museum is instructive and entertaining. There are so many things to wonder at and to learn about, no matter how old you are.