• Natural History Museum
    with Vivarium

    A museum full of life



    The history
    of the museum

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  • Exhibition

    Rich in facets -
    the world
    of insects

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  • Research

    Biodiversity -
    of Life

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  • Education

    Our current
    for schools

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  • Collections

    The historical

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  • Research


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We are open again!

We are happy to welcome you back! All exhibitions except the geo sciences are open again, including the temporary exhibitions "Planet 3.0" and "Glanzlicher 2020".
Please observe our safety and hygiene regulations.


Lade Daten...

Live web cam in our coral reef aquarium

Watch Kalli and Karla at play

Live-streaming impressions from our 240,000 litre giant aquarium with the biggest living coral reef in Germany – and the visitors‘ favourites, the black tip reef sharks Kalli and Karla.

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Semantic enrichment and mobilization of data in distributed repositories for taxonomy and ecology

Solving a Gordian knot in the taxonomy of neotropical...

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Pilzberatung 2020 im Naturkundemuseum

Auch dieses Jahr bietet das Naturkundemuseum Karlsruhe in...

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Current small temporary exhibition:

Glanzlichter 2020
Nature Photography

9.7. - 6.9.2020