Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt

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The museum building

Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt is a multidisciplinary museum in Darmstadt, Germany.

The museum is especially noted for its natural history collections, for instance fossils from the nearby Messel pit and an historic American mastodon purchased by the Darmstadt naturalist Johann Jakob Kaup

It also features an important arts collection.

It is currently closed for renovation; reopening is scheduled for Spring 2014.

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Coordinates: 49°52′30″N 8°39′13″E / 49.8749°N 8.6535°E / 49.8749; 8.6535 Media related to Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt at Wikimedia Commons