Museum of Natural History Berlin

Trip location
Museum für Naturkunde Berlin
Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung 
Invalidenstraße 43, 10115 Berlin

Date
Fri. 3. July 2020

Host
PD Dr. Carsten Lüter
E-Mail: carsten.lueter@mfn.berlin
Tel: +49 30 889140 - 8529
Fax: +49 30 889140 - 8565

Contact for Registration
Dr. Georg Heiss
Email: georg.heiss@fu-berlin.de

Target group
open

Number of participants
10 - 50

Full description
The Museum für Naturkunde Berlin is a globally connected interdisciplinary research institute within the Leibniz Association that holds more than 30 million collection items, which are used to explore the evolution of planet Earth and of life in general. Exhibitions at the Museum für Naturkunde are showcases of ongoing research activities, as demonstrated by rare original collection item such as Archaeopteryx lithographica, the primaeval bird, and Giraffatitan brancai. Other exhibits such as the biodiversity wall, the walk-in wet collection also give impressive insights into the research carried out at the Museum. The Museum also offers a wide range of outreach activities to inspire the public and to engage with nature such as the Science Slam, the Microscopy Centre and Naturblick – an app that helps explore Berlin’s wildlife. More information on the Museum here: https://www.museumfuernaturkunde.berlin/en

Fees
No fees. Travel to Berlin must be organized independently by the participants.

Requirements
Photographs are not allowed in the wet collection.
Group size >25 people requires separation into two groups