Address and contact

Museum für Naturkunde
Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Science
Invalidenstrasse 43
10115 Berlin

Phone +49 (0)30 2093-8591
Fax +49 (0)30 2093-8561
E-mail info(at)

Team of museum education staff
Phone +49 (0)30 2093-8550

Opening hours

from 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays
from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Last admission 30 minutes before the museum is closed.
Opening time cash office: Tuesday-Friday at 5 p.m., Weekend at 5.30 p.m.

Closed Monday

Additional opening days

The museum is open on mondays during the Berlin school holidays (except summer holidays) from 9.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on.

  • Easter holiday: 30th of March

3rd, 5th and 6th of April 2015 (Easter): 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Site plan

Please find the site plan (pdf) of the Museum für Naturkunde here.

How to find us

Site map Museum für Naturkunde
Site map Museum für Naturkunde

U-Bahn: Linie U6 Naturkundemuseum
(ehemals Zinnowitzer Straße)
S-Bahn: Hauptbahnhof, Nordbahnhof
Tram: Linien M6, M8, 12
Bus: Linien 120, 123, 147, 240, 245, 247

Photo permit

Photography for private use is allowed in the exhibitions.
You may use flashlight, but no tripods.

Prior to every form of publishment, also on the Internet, you are obliged to obtain permission from the Museum.

Admission charges

Adults: 6 euros
Children and students: 3,50 euros
Pre-school children
: free entry

Familiy card: 11 euros
Small family card: 6,50 euros

Groups from 10 people and more:

  • Children and students: 1.50 euros/person
  • Adults: 3.50 euros/person 

Paying with cash card possible.

Annual tickets

  • Adults: 20,- euros
  • Children and students: 12,- euros
  • Familiy card: 40,- euros
  • Small family card: 24,- euros

Reduced rate

  • children
  • students
  • trainees
  • unemployed
  • pensioner
  • disabled (50 %)

Family cards

  • Family card (two adults and up to three children under 14 years)
  • Small family card (one adult and up to two children under 14 years)


  • Adults: 3.50 euros/person
  • Children and students: 1.50 euros/person
    • up to two teachers or educators, who attend a group of children, get free entry

Free entry

  • Pre-school children
  • members of the ICOM
  • Mitglieder der Fördervereine des Museum members of the Association of the "Friends and Sponsors of the Museum of Natural History Berlin"
  • members of the WFTGA
  • students of the Berlin universities participating to Museum’s seminars
  • holders of press cards
  • persons accompanying disabled persons
  • staff of museums in Berlin (museum card required)


Cooperation with the Museum of Technology in Berlin

On presentation of a ticket from the Museum of Technology, we will grant free entrance for an accompanying person, i.e. one visitor buys a full-price ticket, the second will be free of charge. The offer is not valid for our group or family rates, as they are already reduced, and cannot be combined with further discounts. This offer is extended until December 31, 2015.

To the Museum of Technology

More ticket-cooperations:

  • Berlin Welcome Card
  • Museumspass Berlin (3-Day-Ticket)
  • Scheckheft
  • Familienpass
  • Super-Ferien-Pass
  • Geo Card
Last update: 23.03.2015