We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fossilien- und Heimatmuseum Messel

Albert-Schweitzer-Str. 4a, 64409 Messel, Hesse, Germany
+49 6159 5119
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Good explanation of Earth's history

This place is well curated and offers really great exhibits of extremely beautiful fossiles. Very... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
gelatogirl72
,
Germany
A nice interpretation centre, but not a museum

I personally enjoyed this small interpretation centre. In fact it was a highlight of my trip to... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
mpendrill
,
Ottawa, Canada
Read all 9 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible22%
28 May 2017
“Good explanation of Earth's history”
7 Aug 2016
“A nice interpretation centre, but not a museum”
LOCATION
Albert-Schweitzer-Str. 4a, 64409 Messel, Hesse, Germany
CONTACT
Website
+49 6159 5119

Similar Things to Do in Messel

Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
75
Reviews (9)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This place is well curated and offers really great exhibits of extremely beautiful fossiles. Very recommendable, too is the walk around the Grube itself. Ideal for a sunny day...

Thank gelatogirl72
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I personally enjoyed this small interpretation centre. In fact it was a highlight of my trip to Germany. However, many of my peers felt disappointed over how small the centre was and what they had on display in terms of vertebrate fossils given that this...More

Thank mpendrill
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Burgerstube Messel
6 reviews
.32 km away
Schnecken-Schroder
16 reviews
3.01 km away
Restaurant Zagreb
20 reviews
5.80 km away
Laumann
18 reviews
.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Grube Messel
9 reviews
2.44 km away
Waldspirale
103 reviews
8.02 km away
Messel Pit Fossil Site
70 reviews
.90 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Fossilien- und Heimatmuseum Messel staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit