Messel Pit Fossil Site, Darmstadt

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Address: Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany

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Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

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About Messel Pit Fossil Site, Darmstadt

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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