Berlin is a water city. All of Berlin's bodies of water add up to 6.6% of its total area. A paradise for waterfowl. Near-natural waters with wide reed belts, bays, islands, wetlands are rather rare in Berlin.
The first BODY WORLDS museum presents more than 200 unique plastinates
that show the function of individual organs as well as common diseases.
It gives insights into the highly complex and structures of the human
bod and shows what connects us, keeps us…
Mineral collection in the Museum of Natural History
The Museum of Natural History has the largest collection of minerals in Germany. In total it comprises 200,000 pieces and contains 65% of all known minerals. The mineralogical display collection shows 1077 species.
Who was the first spy? Did you know that drones were used in World War Two? Which secret service had the best codes? What is the difference between a honey-trap and the Romeo method? Who knows more about you – the Stasi, the NSA, Facebook or Miles and More?
#WildWalk is a pop-up exhibition walk. Vacant storefronts are temporarily brought to new life by a staging of the Museum of Natural History. Vacant commercial spaces are staged anew by #WildWalk and stand out as options for new projects.
How many people eat with knife and fork worldwide, how many use fingers and hands? When and where was the can invented – or margarine? How is the typical life of a pig in an industrialized farm vs. a pig in an organic farm? And in what month is actually the…
The first observatories of the heavens date back many thousands of years, at a time when one tried to find conncections between life on Earth and the movements of bodies in the heavens with the help of landmarks.
The Tyrannosaurus rex is the superstar among the dinosaurs. From 1902 to today about 50 specimens were discovered in North America, none of them completely. The Museum of Natural History now shows one of the best preserved skeletons in the world. Out of about…