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Good explanation of Earth's history

This place is well curated and offers really great exhibits of extremely beautiful fossiles. Very... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
TheRealGelatoGirl
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Germany
A nice interpretation centre, but not a museum

I personally enjoyed this small interpretation centre. In fact it was a highlight of my trip to... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
mpendrill
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Ottawa, Canada
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“I love this place”
May 28, 2017
“Good explanation of Earth's history”
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Langgasse 2, 64409 Messel, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Just such a great place to visit the long history of our planet. So interesting to see the many climat changes we went through and the display that bring it all very much alive. Great for all ages and families. Come to Messel and visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Axel S
Klaus W, Geschäftsführer at Fossilien und Heimatmuseum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you very much. Tell us when we should improve in some areas. Yes, we are working on offering more english texts.

Reviewed 28 May 2017

This place is well curated and offers really great exhibits of extremely beautiful fossiles. Very recommendable, too is the walk around the Grube itself. Ideal for a sunny day...

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TheRealGelatoGirl
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I personally enjoyed this small interpretation centre. In fact it was a highlight of my trip to Germany. However, many of my peers felt disappointed over how small the centre was and what they had on display in terms of vertebrate fossils given that this...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank mpendrill
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