Without information about types of stone we wouldn´t know anything about the development of the earth or of the life on it.
250 million years of the history of the earth are presented in the museum.
Follow layer after layer in the structure of our stratified Franconian
landscape. Pick up the stones in your hand and discover the appearance
of our landscape from a new angle.
Danger from space:
you can touch the biggest iron meteorite found in Germany.
a segment of a tree trunk from the Mesozoic era
Face to face with a plateosaurus:
the skeleton of this wingless dragon, a "Franconian lindworm" is eight metres long!
Museum of Natural
Tel.: 0911/22 79 70