Naturkundemuseum Erfurt

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Naturkundemuseum Erfurt (entrance).

The Naturkundemuseum Erfurt is a natural history museum in Erfurt, Germany.

The museum has a permanent exhibition relating the natural history of the forests, fields, city and the geological history of Thuringia. There is also a special exhibitions programme. The museum has collections of botany, zoology, mineralogy — 6,500 specimens presented by Godehard Schwethelm (1899–1992) — and palaeontology. The statutory goals of the museum are the promotion of scientific research and education, the care of scientific collections and hosting scientific meetings.

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Coordinates: 50°58′37″N 11°01′34″E / 50.977°N 11.026°E / 50.977; 11.026