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Neanderthal Museum

Talstr. 300, 40822 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2104 97970
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Great musium to learn about human evolution

Great place to learn many things about the evolution of humans. Recreation of various age humans is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AzadAjay
neaderthal

easy to get to with public transport. had interesting information in the museum. lovely forest area... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
kleesimmonds
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This museum focuses on relics left by the ancient Neanderthals.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Talstr. 300, 40822 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to learn many things about the evolution of humans. Recreation of various age humans is really amazing. Contains information on many scientific discoveries in human evolution. Also the recreation of the ice age animals is simply amazing.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

easy to get to with public transport. had interesting information in the museum. lovely forest area surrounding to walk in

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Neanderthals, the first discovery of early humans, remain the focus of numerous recent scientific discoveries. The Neanderthal Museum, located in the Neander Gorge where these first discoveries were made, has succeeded in remaining current (as of 2017) in its science as well as its interpretative...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I was here with my family. The temporary part of the museum was ok but nothing special. The normal part was really good. They have english guild too. Lot of interestingly small play for the children and for the adults too. Next to the museum...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Arrived by train on a snowy Saturday morning. It says its a 300 metre walk from station seemed a lot longer in the very snowy conditions. We had a small discount as we had a Dusseldorf card & it is well worth a visit. Couldnt...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I was impressed with this museum as I don't usually enjoy them! It provided a very good illustration of the evolution of mankind. It was well planned and a free audio guide was provided with a variety of artefacts, the Neanderthal man/bones being the highlight....More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

This is a really informative museum which tells about the evolution of the human race. It caters for foreign visitors (information boards and the audio is also provided in English) and will keep you entertained for a couple of hours. Wider external sites within a...More

2  Thank FiShep
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Vivid wax dummies tell their stories if you plug your earphones. Narration available in German for children and adults, in English only for adults. Surprisingly funny dialogs, not usual National Geographic-type narrations. Very informative, spent almost 3 hours with the colleagues. Many topics covered: evolution,...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The Neanderthal museum is close to Düsseldorf and just half an hour from Cologne. It was built just 400 meters from the cave where about 160 years ago, the Neanderthal fossil was found. It is a beautiful modern museum and houses a delightful exhibition of...More

2  Thank salomon v
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Really nice museum describing the evolution of humankind in a very interesting way, focusing on Neanderthals. Especially nice for families with children due to several interactive stations to discover. Absolutely worth a visit and gives good basic knowledge on human evolution. Hint, the landscape around...More

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Response from andreasp934 | Reviewed this property |
hallo es gibt einen bus von düsseldorf nach mettmann 23minuten haltestelle neandertal von dort aus noch 5minuten fußweg so würdest du etwa genauso lange im bus dorthin brauchen wie das museum zu besuchen.....(ich finde das... More
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