Neanderthal Museum, Dusseldorf

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Step in the footprints of the first Neanderthal discovery at Neanderthal Museum. First, work your way through exhibits on the history of the Neanderthal, with information on relics of the Neanderthal skeleton. Next, learn about crucial stages of human history, covering the five subject categories of life and survival, tools and knowledge, myth and religion, environment and nourishment, and communication and society. Children can take part in several interactive exhibits, such as the Stone Age workshop. Outside, the site where the Neanderthal was discovered is now an archaeological garden with two botanical areas showing typical vegetation from the Ice Age. The Human Traces art trail is dedicated to the relationship between humans and nature. All signs and audio guides in the museum are available in German and English. A visit to Neanderthal Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Dusseldorf trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • And there was this place near the Düsseldorf did not only in history textbooks. It honestly. I recently built stations are in simplified, new build. So far, 15 minutes to the Museum picks just to hike down the road. Facility's common way to exhibit new, spiral-shaped. You can borrow the remarks paper in Japan to an easy if it tells you that being Japanese, pay the fee at the reception. The value of each and every exhibition do not know I'm sorry enough to have no sense of history. But it may find its value to history buffs. Many local families, visited the lot of children. Will return to yamasaka way rises just don't return train time advance ahead of the Act would be desirable.
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  • I was now spontaneous with my niece in the Neanderthal Museum. It's all very beautiful and furnished with much trouble. Also for children there are extra audio stations, which explains the terms of child. But the children must of course have the patience to the listening to bring :) Then we ran not a little by the Neanderthal clearway wildlife reserve. You re there wonderful stroll and children can fly there also a round and there are animals to see ;)
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  • Eternal time ago we used to in the old Museum. We were all the more surprising when we visited the new. Especially interesting for the children (schools).
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  • Great all-round experience. The walk from the station is so quiet and beautiful - visit between May and November for the best woodland vibes. The architecture of the museum itself is very innovative - the entire building takes you along a gentle upward slope, so there are no stairs throughout the entire permanent exhibition. The only stairs are at the very end, but there is a lift. Good for low-mobility visitors. The displays are meant to be interactive to greater or lesser degrees. Great place to bring children, but if you are looking to play with the displays yourself, I recommend visiting during the week between 16:00 and 18:00 if possible - then you don't have to compete with the children 😂😂😂 Informative and fully bilingual. Entry is a steal at 9 € for the permanent exhibition, 7€ for the special exhibition, 11€ for both and a long list of potential discounts. Restrooms and storage closets in the basement. Enjoy a hike in the surrounding areas or a meal at the nearby country restaurant - the local cuisine is hearty in winter and refreshing in summer!
  • The place is nice. The area around the museum is very good for a small hike. Summers are better to visit. Would be a good idea to carry your own food and water. Has some animals to keep the kids interested. Nice weekend getaway
  • Easy to get to with the S28 from Düsseldorf Hbf. Beautiful place not only the indoor museum but it gives the opportunity to outdoors activity, natural place surrounded by hills and lots of vegetation. Nice place to have a walk in nature.
  • Quite a thorough presentation on Neanderthals and other early species. Really enjoyed the theories put forward about why they died out.
  • Really amazing museum! Really engaging material throughout the whole experience. The interactive parts of the museum are the best. You will regret not getting the goody bag of wooden bits if you forget at the start. The only points were lost due to the staff being quite hostile on arrival but when you are dealing with tourists all day I guess you can get a bit cranky.

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