Messel Pit Fossil Site

Currently Closed
  • Address: Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Observatory, Educational Site, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Unesco Site

Messel Pit Fossil Site - Review

If fossils and history interest you, the Messel Pit Fossil Site is a recommended visit for you. The site is less of an attraction and more of and educative spot. But of course you get to unleash a lot of biological stuff while learning about evolution of mammals and taking a look at their preserved fossils. Messel Pit is the world's richest and most productive fossil site when it comes to understanding the living environment of the Eocene Age. This site is Germany's first UNESCO World Natural Heritage.

Messel Pit Fossil Site Information

  • A guided tour is recommended.

Messel Pit Fossil Site Ticket Prices

  • Tour prices: €14 (for 1 hour)

How To reach Messel Pit Fossil Site by Public Transport


  • Hessischer Autobus-Verkehr Hermann Mendel bus stop
  • TUH Staatliche Technische Uberwachung Hessen bus stop

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TripHobo Highlights for Messel Pit Fossil Site

  • Messel Pit Fossil Site Address: Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
  • Messel Pit Fossil Site Timing: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Messel Pit Fossil Site Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Messel Pit Fossil Site(preferred time): 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Messel Pit Fossil Site: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Messel Pit Fossil Site

  • 95% of people who visit Darmstadt include Messel Pit Fossil Site in their plan

  • 35.8% of people start their Messel Pit Fossil Site visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Messel Pit Fossil Site

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

92.36% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Messel Pit Fossil Site

People normally club together Zoo Vivarium and Park Rosenhoehe while planning their visit to Messel Pit Fossil Site.

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