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Neanderthal Museum

Talstr. 300, 40822 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2104 97970
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Nice place to visit.Has a lot of information regarding human evolution and also the evolution of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_trinetra123
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Burdwan, India
Modern museum, prehistoric location

Neanderthal is not far from Dusseldorf, and can be reached by a suburban train. This is, of course... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perchrj
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Oslo, Norway
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This museum focuses on relics left by the ancient Neanderthals.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Talstr. 300, 40822 Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 2104 97970
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to visit.Has a lot of information regarding human evolution and also the evolution of cultures and rituals

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neanderthal is not far from Dusseldorf, and can be reached by a suburban train. This is, of course, the place where modern people found the first remains to be identified as belonging to those we call neanderthals. The idyllic valley is now home to a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here. Thanks to previous reviews on TripAdvisor with travel info on them we decided to head out if the city to the museum. Took the sbahn 28 from Dusseldorf central which cost 2.80E each way. After a 20 minute train ride...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Great place to learn many things about the evolution of humans. Recreation of various age humans is really amazing. Contains information on many scientific discoveries in human evolution. Also the recreation of the ice age animals is simply amazing.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

easy to get to with public transport. had interesting information in the museum. lovely forest area surrounding to walk in

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Neanderthals, the first discovery of early humans, remain the focus of numerous recent scientific discoveries. The Neanderthal Museum, located in the Neander Gorge where these first discoveries were made, has succeeded in remaining current (as of 2017) in its science as well as its interpretative...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

I was here with my family. The temporary part of the museum was ok but nothing special. The normal part was really good. They have english guild too. Lot of interestingly small play for the children and for the adults too. Next to the museum...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Arrived by train on a snowy Saturday morning. It says its a 300 metre walk from station seemed a lot longer in the very snowy conditions. We had a small discount as we had a Dusseldorf card & it is well worth a visit. Couldnt...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2017

I was impressed with this museum as I don't usually enjoy them! It provided a very good illustration of the evolution of mankind. It was well planned and a free audio guide was provided with a variety of artefacts, the Neanderthal man/bones being the highlight....More

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Reviewed November 29, 2017

This is a really informative museum which tells about the evolution of the human race. It caters for foreign visitors (information boards and the audio is also provided in English) and will keep you entertained for a couple of hours. Wider external sites within a...More

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Response from andreasp934 | Reviewed this property |
hallo es gibt einen bus von düsseldorf nach mettmann 23minuten haltestelle neandertal von dort aus noch 5minuten fußweg so würdest du etwa genauso lange im bus dorthin brauchen wie das museum zu besuchen.....(ich finde das... More
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