Neanderthal Museum

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  • Address: Talstraße 300, 40822 Mettmann, Germany, Dusseldorf
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +49-210497970
  • Ticket Price: 10 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Specialty Museums, Natural History Museums

As the name suggests, the Neanderthal Museum features exhibits on the evolution of man. Built in 1996, the architect of museum was chosen through a competition where several countries presented their plans. The location of the museum is where the first fossil ever of the Neanderthal man was found; in a way, the museum is a monument to commemorate the first fossilized evidence of the Neanderthal.

The museum focuses on the Neanderthal man and how he moved to the cities from the savannas. With life size replicas, re-created cave drawings and other fossilized exhibits from the excavated sites. Spanning four floors, the museum does well to delve into the history and evolution of man starting from the skeleton of a Neanderthal moving on to the social norms and customs of the society in those times.

How to Reach Neanderthal Museum

  • You can either take the S28 (train) or S8 (train).
  • If you’re driving down, either take the A3 Motorway from Dusseldorf to Wuppertal or the A46 Haan-West exit.

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  • Neanderthal Museum Address: Talstraße 300, 40822 Mettmann, Germany, Dusseldorf
  • Neanderthal Museum Contact Number: +49-210497970
  • Neanderthal Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Neanderthal Museum Price: 10 EUR
  • Best time to visit Neanderthal Museum(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Neanderthal Museum: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 78.65% of people who visit Dusseldorf include Neanderthal Museum in their plan

  • 48.41% of people start their Neanderthal Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Neanderthal Museum

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Neanderthal Museum

People normally club together Museum Folkwang and Goethe-Museum while planning their visit to Neanderthal Museum.

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