Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum, Roboter Peter und Petra, © Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum

Mu­seums of Nat­ur­al His­tory and Sci­ence


Ex­per­i­ence des­tin­a­tions in­vite vis­it­ors on jour­neys of dis­cov­ery

Exploring, experimenting, researching and trying things out is the clear focus at some popular experience destinations. Visitors participate in entire series of experiments that challenge the intellect and really make heads spin, for example. Planetariums whisk space pilots away to distant stars and strange galaxies.  Various aspects of everyday life play a role in varied permanent exhibitions. Some institutions are even dedicated to presenting an element, other establishments dissect the scientific links between flora and fauna from a natural history perspective. Anyone who wants to find out more about physical laws, chemical processes and technical advances will certainly expand their horizons in many different ways at the educational establishments.

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Die Ausstellung im Neanderthal Museum erklärt den Lebensalltag der Urmenschen, © Neanderthal Museum / M.Pietrek

Neander­th­al Mu­seum in Mettmann

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LVR-Römermuseum in Xanten, Außenansicht bei Nacht, © Axel Thuenker DGPh

LVR Ro­man Mu­seum in Xanten

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Fahrradfahrer vor dem Schloss Anholt, © Thorsten Brönner, www.thorstenbroenner.de

An­holt Castle and Park An­holt

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Die Ausstellungen Haus der Geschichte bieten Vergangenheit zum Anfassen, © Stiftung Haus der Geschichte, Axel Thünker

Haus der Geschichte in Bonn

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Paintings at the Pablo Picasso Art Museum in Münster, © Joachim Busch

Pablo Pi­cas­so Art Mu­seum in Mün­ster

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Ruhr Museum Essen, Zeche Zollverein Panorama, © Tourismus NRW e.V.

Ruhr Mu­seum at the Zollver­ein World Her­it­age Site in Es­sen

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Red Dot Design Museum, Innenansicht, Fundamenthalle, © Red Dot Design Museum

Red Dot Design Mu­seum at the Zollver­ein World Her­it­age Site in Es­sen

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Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Graphisches Kabinett, © Wallraf-Richartz-Museum

Wallraf-Richartz Mu­seum & Fond­a­tion Cor­boud in Co­logne

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In dem Museum Kunstsammlung NRW, © Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus GmbH

Kun­st­sammlung NRW in Düs­sel­dorf

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Zeiss Planetarium Bochum, Außenansicht mit Schriftzug, © Stadt Bochum Presse und Informationsamt Planetarium

Zeiss Plan­et­ari­um in Bo­chum

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