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Bamberg: Natural History Museum Bamberg
The modern permanent exhibitions were opened in 1992. Be in several departments
Topics from the fields of geology, mineralogy, soil science, paleontology and
Zoology presents. Regional aspects are given special consideration.
Bayreuth: Urwelt Museum Upper Franconia
In exciting exhibitions, knowledge is presented with fossils, crystals and rocks
presents. Touching is allowed in many places. Huge dinosaurs, walk-in crystals,
Plants from a primeval jungle and countless animals such as ichthyosaurs, crocodiles,
Ammonites as well as fish from a tropical shallow sea guide the visitors
Millions of years of geological history in Upper Franconia.
Eichstätt: Jura Museum Eichstätt
The Eichstätt Jura Museum on the Willibaldsburg high above the Altmühltal is one of the
beautifully situated natural history museums in Germany. The focus of the exhibition
lies on the fossils of the Solnhofen limestone limestone caused by the intense
Quarrying activities in the region have been unearthed.
Gunzenhausen: Fossil and Stone Printing Museum
The move from Maxberg to Gunzenhausen required the new environment
included, so that in addition to an overview of the cultural and historical significance of the
Solnhofener Steins, belonging to the White Jura, also the Brown and Black Jura
were taken into account in the museum design.
A special focus is the extensive fossil collection, the one with fossils
has been enriched from all over the world. In addition to fossils such as plants, jellyfish, echinoderms,
Crustaceans, insects, fish, pterosaurs and primeval birds that existed about 150 million years ago
were petrified in the Solnhofen limestone, are now also pieces made of Holzmaden,
Messel Pit, Brazil, France, Italy (Monte Bolca), Lebanon, Morocco,
Siberia, Spain and the USA (Wyoming) can be seen.
The only small predatory dinosaur (Compsognathus), of which so far in the
Plate limestone remains were found, the replicated skeleton is a 7 meter long
Plateosaurus juxtaposed, whose bones were also in Ellingen
Excavation work was found.
Harthof (Munich): Museum Berger
Fossil treasures in museum and quarry.
Marvel at fossils - look for fossils: The Bergér Museum and the fossil quarry
At the Blumenberg, visitors take you back to prehistoric times.
Whoever crosses the threshold of the Bergér Museum on the Harthof near Eichstätt is entering
a fascinating world. Petrifications of plants and animals give one here as well
exciting and informative insight into the Jura period. Rare and valuable treasures like
for example the primeval bird Archeopteryx or fossils that are only found on the family's land
Bergér are among the highlights of the exhibition. Equipped with
Fossil collectors will find expert tips and the necessary tools nearby
Look for the quarry on the Blumenberg yourself - maybe luck will laugh in the form of one
primeval holiday souvenirs.
Please note that the fossil quarry will be closed in bad weather
can - if in doubt, ask us before your visit.
Kelheim: Archaeological Museum of the City of Kelheim
The Archaeological Museum in the late Gothic Herzogkasten builds a bridge in the
Kelheim's great Celtic past and its important Celtic city “Oppidum
The exhibition also covers the archeology of Kelheim from the time of the Neanderthals
to the early Middle Ages and an exhibition on the city's history. Through the
Excavations in the area of ​​the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal can be a complete one
Settlement continuity from the Neanderthals of the Altmühltal to the city elevation
The museum, which was awarded the special prize of the Council of Europe, is located in the inner courtyard
13 meters of the original remains of the Celtic wall and a reconstruction of its original
Height. Changing special exhibitions complete the offer.
Manching: The Celtic Roman Museum
Over 2000 years ago, Manching was one of the most important Celtic cities
Europe. The Celtic Roman Museum Manching presents finds from over 100 years
archaeological excavations of the Celtic city on the Danube and leaves the former
Experience people's everyday lives up close.
Discover impressive finds such as one of the greatest gold treasures of this time or
marvel at the unique gold tree. See one of the oldest local people
Writing monuments of Central Europe: the "Boios Shard".
Tools, some of which are still in use today, are evidence of a high level of quality
specialized craft and developed agriculture. Precious items from the
The Mediterranean region documents the far-reaching trade contacts of the Manchingers
In the early Roman times, a military camp was built in the Oberstimm district of Manchingen. From
Numerous reports of the life of the cavalry soldiers on the border of the Roman Empire
Objects. The heart of this department are two unique, almost completely preserved
Military ships from the time of Emperor Trajan (98-117).
Munich: Museum of Man and Nature
The subject areas of the museum man and nature are: the history of the earth and
of life, the diversity of organisms, humans as part and creator of nature
A lively and entertaining transfer of knowledge according to contemporary standards is offered
museum educational aspects. This is achieved through many impressive ones
Natural objects, replicas, models and audiovisual programs.
Munich: The Bavarian State Collection for Paleontology and Geology
The Bavarian State Collection for Paleontology and Geology is an institution of
State Natural Science Collections of Bavaria. She researches development
and diversity of animate and inanimate nature in the course of earth's history, collects and
preserves specimens and keeps them ready for research and educational purposes. The
Scientists of the collection are active worldwide, the regional focus is
The museum is the publicly accessible part of the Bavarian State Collection for
Paleontology and geology. It is dedicated to the evolutionary history of the earth and the
Life and shows fossils of animals and plants from all epochs of the earth's history.
"Geological processes and cycles", "Bavaria's rocky history", "Understanding stones",
"Changing Earth's Crust", "Natural Building Blocks", "Raw Materials - Earth's Wealth"
Munich: Museum Empire of Crystals
The Kingdom of Crystals Museum is the publicly accessible part of the Mineralogical
State Collection Munich and is located in a university building in the middle of the
Art area. The permanent exhibition is divided into two areas: the foyer and one
separate showroom. The visitor enters a colorful world of precious stones and
fluorescent minerals: Precious precious metals and valuable meteorites, including
Particularly rare stone meteorites from Mars and the Moon are equally fascinating
large and small visitors. Opportunity to touch cosmic matter with your hands too
A 289 kilogram heavy iron meteorite from Namibia offers "capture". In dialogue too
These works of art of nature are works by artists who are in changing
Exhibitions are shown. During the winter months, the museum presents
Special exhibitions on particularly interesting topics; be in the foyer
mineralogical, material-technical and crystallographic topics taken up.
Munich: Zoological State Collection Munich
The research carried out at the ZSM is mainly in the areas of taxonomy,
phylogenetic systematics, morphology, biodiversity and evolutionary biology.
In the Zoological State Collection in Munich around 25 million zoological
Inventory units archived (an inventory unit can also contain many individuals, e.g.
for alcohol collections). It is one of the largest natural history
Research collections of the world. The objects are documentary material that
in the more than 200-year history of the house of scientists and specialist amateurs
Nördlingen: Rieskrater Museum Nördlingen
About 14.5 million years ago an asteroid about 1 km in diameter collided with
The result of this cosmic encounter is the Nördlinger Ries, sunk as
striking terrain in the Swabian-Franconian Alb. The approximately 25 km large, almost
circular impact crater is one of the best preserved craters of this size.
The ejecta cover of the Ries crater with the two most important rock formations such as
the suevite and the colorful breccia are excellently open-minded and have already served them
as a training area for their lunar missions. Follow in the footsteps of the
Nuremberg: Germanic National Museum
Prehistory and early history: 200,000 BC Chr. - 800 AD
Long before there were written sources, people learned to control fire
as well as the use of tools. They lived on the hunt and the fruits that gave them
nature offered. With that began the cultural evolution.
Aspects of the presentation: The presentation shows the development of tools,
Jewelery, vessels and weapons from Europe from the Stone Age to the Carolingian
Rich. The exhibition begins with an approx. 120,000 year old hand ax, one from
Flint-made universal tool. The most important objects include the
Gold cone from Ezelsdorf-Buch - the headgear of a Bronze Age
Sun priest -, the precious, around 2,500 year old eagle brooch and a rich one
decorated Roman parade helmet.
Regensburg: Natural History Museum of Eastern Bavaria
The natural area of ​​Eastern Bavaria in the past and present, its geological history
Development up to the current situation is the basic theme of the permanent exhibition.
The museum exhibition is brief and exemplary in the following four sections
Ground floor: Eastern Bavaria natural area
The natural area of ​​Eastern Bavaria and its geological development
Regional landscapes: From the oldest Bavarian Forest to the Franconian Jura, the
Floodstone land and old volcanoes of the Upper Palatinate to the Tertiary hill country and
Gäuboden. Landforming by water and wind. Ground; Micro-habitat and
Types. Minerals from historical mining in Eastern Bavaria. Properties and system of
Minerals. Lignite mining in the Upper Palatinate.
Ground floor: Past habitats in Eastern Bavaria
From water to land - the development of life in ancient times
Life in the Jurassic and Cretaceous Sea. Conquering the sky. Life in the Tertiary: Brackish
and fresh water; Deciduous forests with primeval elephants; Amber - fossil resin with perfect
Microfauna. Ice Age: glaciated Bavarian Forest with large animals from the cold steppe. Emergence
of people and their tool culture, their appearance in Eastern Bavaria.
Habitat today in Eastern Bavaria
Striking habitats in Eastern Bavaria: forest forms and rock as networked biotopes,
Functions of the forest, dead wood, times of day and seasons. Habitat water with
Wet meadows and alluvial forest, the rain from the source to the mouth. habitat
Dry grass in the Jura. Diversity and life of insects; Microscope table; Bees and
Beekeeping. Natural dioramas, animal sounds, educational play equipment, children's books and
selected live animals provide an entertaining tour. A media room is in place
available for family and group events and schools, as well as a small one
Pond at the museum and a geo-educational trail in the adjacent Herzogpark.
Reproduced natural history cabinet with historical devices
The original historical exhibition room reminds with furniture and scientific
Devices from the 18th and 19th centuries in earlier natural history cabinets, the forerunners of the
Natural history museums. Numerous murals show historical reproductions
Landscape views from the area around Regensburg.
The cabinet of the Protestant superintendent Jacob Christian Schäffer was far away
famous, it was also visited by Goethe on his trip to Italy in 1786. Exhibits
illustrate Schäffer's extensive scientific work (in addition to his
numerous inventions, technical devices and paper production
Regensburg: Historical Museum
The historical museum in the former Minorite monastery explains the art and
Cultural history from the Stone Age to the 19th century.
The collections encompass topics of prehistory and early history, Roman times,
Stone sculpture of the Middle Ages, life and trade in medieval Regensburg,
Sacred art of the 15th / 16th centuries Century to home decor and handicrafts of the 16th to 19th centuries.
Solnhofen: Mayor Müller Museum
Solnhofen enjoys a worldwide reputation as a supplier of the only suitable stones for stone printing
(Lithograph) and as a place of discovery of the primeval bird (Archeopteryx).
The state-of-the-art, recognized as a regional focus museum,
designed museum in the town hall (entrance see picture on the left) shows a rich selection
fossilized animals and plants from the Jurassic period.
In illuminated showcases, visitors will only find originals from the group of
Saurians or reptiles (Homoesaurus, Plesiosaurus and Pterosaurs), a variety of
Crabs, cephalopods (squids, ammonites and belemnites) and echinoderms.
The world of fish is particularly well represented. Ball-toothed fish are shown,
Sea cats, sharks, beak fish and bonefish. Are a particular rarity
Marine and land plants (seaweed, ancient cypress). Also jellyfish and medusa, yes yourself
their grinding marks are visible and testify that the fine lime silt
have preserved the most delicate organisms.
Thalmässing: Archaeological Museum
Set off on an exciting journey into the regional past: The
Thalmässinger Raum is an ancient settlement landscape in which the
first people settled under the protection of the Jura. The Thalmässing discovery -
consisting of the Archaeological Museum on the Thalmässing market square, the
Lively historical village in Landersdorf and the archaeological hiking trail - makes
the life and work of our ancestors come alive.
Impressive finds from the region await the visitor in the museum
Settlement history. The subsequent archaeological hiking trail leads along the
Traces of the prehistoric settlement to the living historical village Landersdorf,
which is open all year round.
In the entrance room on the ground floor of the museum, you will be attuned to
what you can expect in the permanent exhibition: With an interactive 3D landscape relief
get the first information about hill settlements, central places, rural areas
Settlements and raw materials once used. With a simple tap you “travel” through
the time epochs, starting with the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic (1.5 million years to 5500 BC)
up to the early Middle Ages (3rd century to 8th century AD). Go deeper into the past
you can immerse yourself with the "timeline". The key objects there, which you can send via
Explore sliding monitor, give an interesting overview and a feel for that
Living and working in bygone eras. A comfortable stair lift takes care of that
greatest possible accessibility.
Viechtach: Crystal Museum
Be enchanted by over 1000 crystals and minerals. In the crystal museum
Viechtach you can marvel at precious stones of all kinds - from seven grams
Gold octahedron up to a huge heavy crystal!
With the crystal museum, the Klingel family created a precious gem in the
Museum landscape of the Bavarian Forest. Not just opals, rubies and diamonds
have their place here. The healing stones are also an important part of the museum
St. Hildegard von Bingen, who talked about the healing power of stones,
Taught scents, colors and herbs.
A highlight for every lover of precious gemstones is the grotto with mysterious
Weissenburg: Roman Museum and Bavarian Limes Info Center
Redesign / reconstruction of the Roman Museum
After more than 30 years, it is time to give the Roman Museum a new face
and to adapt the presentation of the Roman treasure to current museum standards.
Extensive renovation work is also required as part of the redesign, so
the museum is currently closed.
The Bavarian Limes-
Information center affected, which is located on the ground floor of the RömerMuseum.
In 2016 the RömerMuseum will shine in new splendor and due to the installation
an elevator can also be made barrier-free.
During the closure of the Roman Museum with the Bavarian Limes
The Roman thermal baths and the Imperial City Museum have an information center
continue to be open as usual and look forward to your visit. The fort area is