Tag Archives: Museum für Naturkunde

{Germany} Tristan Otto

December 17, 2015

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If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that my favourite museum in Berlin is the Natural History Museum (Museum für Naturkunde). Because, dinosaurs. That’s the way I roll. So you can well imagine the amount of hyperventilating that incurred when this invitation fluttered in to my inbox! Yes, that’s right, the Museum für Naturkunde was getting a new T.rex skeleton. And not just any T.rex skeleton, a REAL one. Not just a cast, like in many other museums – there are […]

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{Germany} Pandas in Berlin

January 21, 2015

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Last week, I took #MuseumBaby to meet a friend of mine and her little boy at Berlin’s Natural History Museum. I hadn’t really paid much attention to the date, so was delighted to discover that their new special exhibition all about Pandas had just opened! Pandas are very popular, be it as star attractions in zoos, in advertising, or as cute motifs on children’s clothing. But other than that there are sadly very few of these beautiful animals left in the world, and that they […]

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{Germany} Things In Jars

February 27, 2014

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As you’ll know by now, if you saw the video interview with me about my favourite museums in Berlin, I’m a big fan of the Museum für Naturkunde (Engl: Natural History Museum). Not only do they have an entire hall full of dinosaurs and uber-sized models of giant insects, they also let the visiting public take a peek inside their wet collections. Comprising around one million zoological objects in 276,000 vials, preserved in 81,880 litres of ethanol, the collections are of immense scientific and cultural […]

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