Messel Pit Fossil Site

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

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 Travel Tips

  • A guided tour is recommended.

Entrance Ticket Details For Messel Pit Fossil Site

  • Tour prices: €14 (for 1 hour)

How to Reach Messel Pit Fossil Site


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

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  • Messel Pit Fossil Site Address: Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
  • Messel Pit Fossil Site Timing: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • 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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  • 95% of people who visit Darmstadt include Messel Pit Fossil Site in their plan

  • 42.39% of people start their Messel Pit Fossil Site visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

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

Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

90.25% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Messel Pit Fossil Site

People normally club together Kletterwald Darmstadt and Landesmuseum while planning their visit to Messel Pit Fossil Site.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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