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 a historic American mastodon purchased by the Darmstadt naturalist Johann Jakob Kaup

It also features an important arts collection, including Pieter Brueghel the Elder's The Magpie on the Gallows.

After major renovations it has reopened on September 13th 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