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Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg)

#5 of 434 things to do in Frankfurt Features Animals
Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 75420
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Fantastic display of dinosaurs from tiny trilobites to t-rex. In addition o the main attraction, there is also a floor dedicated to stuffed animals. Visitors of all ages would enjoy this museum.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 75420
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You cant do much better than spending a few hours roaming this museum gaining knowledge and insight. This place offers that as you make your way from fossils, to species, to planets. Most of the displays lack English translations, but audio guides are available to...More

Thank TLTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

on one holiday, we were there more than 5 hours. many good exhibitions to see. the way of exhibitions were also nice. we enjoyed a lot! if you like natural, it is highly recommended for children, family, adults, seniors, all ages.

Thank colorpaper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were here for 5 hours !!!! 😁 it has lots of things to see ! Lots of Birds,animals, cinema, skeletons of dinosaurs and mammoth and whale and other animals and stones, planets, insects, plants(basics about cells and photosynthesis), some games for learning of every...More

Thank Farnaz E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Other reviews say that the scale is small, but there are more things to see than I expected. Dinosaurs, animal fossils, and animal stuffed specimens are displayed. It is recommended to go to the restaurant inside the museum when it is hard to see. The...More

Thank shin young k
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We (friends) went because it was raining. Lots of kids and families; but was able to kill a couple of hours. It was decent to walk round and enjoy.

Thank Allison M
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The museum is most old and tired. Really enjoyed the dinosaur bones, have a number of different full dinos and some copies. The rest of the museum is a lot of fossils and more fossils and some stuff animals. Not bad on a cold rainy...More

1  Thank James J
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My family and me were keen to visit this museum. This truly lived up to its reputation. We found that it had something for everyone from kids to adults I everyone everyone having a wonderful time.It is huge and a display house of vast knowledge....More

Thank talk2mayanow
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My kids love museums and they really enjoyed this one... they also took a million photos! This was great on our last day in Frankfurt which was rainy. We would go back again for sure.

Thank Sugarai
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The Senckenberg Museum or as we say das Senckenberg is probably one of the largest Natural History Museums in Germany and the world. It exhibits the recent biodiversity of life and evolution of organisms as well as the change of the planet earth over millions...More

1  Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I guess when you grow up visiting the Natural History Museum in London, all else will come a sad second place. This place is worth a visit, and probably even more so when the new wing is finished, but it does feel old and tired....More

1  Thank Chrissybubs
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Does this museum accept credit cards to purchase the tickets and pay at the onsite café?
28 May 2016|
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Response from Hirlsa H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, to 99% i think to remember that we used the credit card because like to save the cash for dining or whatever else. But you can call them too or have the hotel find out for you. To be 100% sure. 👩
How do I get to this museum using public transport from the Frankfurt airport? Also, how do I get back to the airport?
22 May 2016|
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Response from Jonathan B | Reviewed this property |
Hi - if alone I would buy a Tageskarte Frankfurt Flughafen (9.10 €) ticket which will get you to the museum and back again. You could take a normal train to the Hauptbahnhof (Frankfurt main rly stn) or relevant S-bahn then... More
Hi guys how far from Frankfurt airport is the muesem and also any hotels child's friendly with perhaps a pool or something
16 February 2016|
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Response from Pedro V | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Louis. The museum is rather close to the airport. Some 20 to 25 minutes driving. We used a private taxi service.. transfers in germany and they were excellent. Cost per ride was 39 Euros. On the other hand we stayed in... More