Neanderthal Museum

The Neanderthal Museum is a fascinating institution located near the site where the remains of the Neanderthal Man were discovered in the Neander Valley (Neandertal in German) near Mettmann, Germany. It is dedicated to exploring the history, culture, and evolution of humankind, with a particular focus on the Neanderthals, our ancient relatives.

The museum offers a comprehensive journey through time, starting with the origins of humankind and the prehistoric era, leading up to the present day. Visitors can explore interactive exhibits, archaeological finds, and reconstructions that shed light on the daily lives, social structures, and technological advancements of our ancestors.

One of the highlights of the Neanderthal Museum is its collection of Neanderthal fossils, tools, and artifacts, which provide valuable insights into the biology and behavior of these early humans. The museum also features outdoor trails and archaeological sites where visitors can learn about the geological history of the region and participate in hands-on activities.

Through its engaging exhibits and educational programs, the Neanderthal Museum offers a unique opportunity to delve into the mysteries of human evolution and gain a deeper understanding of our shared heritage with the Neanderthals. It serves as a reminder of the long and complex journey that has led to the development of modern humans and the rich tapestry of cultures that exist around the world today.

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  • Saturday10:00 - 18:00
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  • Wednesday10:00 - 18:00
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  • Friday10:00 - 18:00
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