Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
This huge multidisciplinary museum in Darmstadt was founded in 1820 from donations of the local princely state's ruling family. The museum is especially noted for its art collection, and features an important natural history collection.
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Mathildenhöhe (Darmstadt Artists' Colony)
0.98km from Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
The Darmstadt Artists’ Colony refers to both Jugendstil artists and the buildings in Mathildenhöhe in Darmstadt, where they lived and worked. The artists’ colony was established in 1899 by Ernest Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse. The artists were largely financed by patrons and worked together with other members of the group who had similar artistic tastes.
Messel Pit Fossil Site
8.39km from Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
The Messel Pit is a disused quarry near Messel's village about 35 km south-east of Frankfurt. Because of its abundance of fossils, it has significant geological and scientific importance. It is is declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site on Dec 9, 1995, making the area a tourist site and famous attraction. The Messel Pit provides the best preserved evidence of Geiseltalian flora and fauna so far discovered. Most other sites are lucky to contain partial skeletons, but Messel boasts extensive pres
Strandbad Langener Waldsee
16.2km from Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
The Langener Waldsee is the largest bathing lake in the Rhine-Main area. Surrounded by forests and providing opportunities for swimming, surfing, sailing, fishing and campings, it is visited by 20,000 people in peak summer days.
17.26km from Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
The Felsenmeer Lautertal is a massive field of boulders that covers an area of nearly 200 acres. Some of the boulders are as large as houses, and the entire field is surrounded by a dense forest. This fascinating geological formation was created over millions of years by weathering.
25.44km from Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
The Städel Museum in Frankfurt is an art museum with one of the most valuable collections in the country. It owns over 4,600 photographs, 100,000 drawings, 3000 paintings and 600 sculptures. In addition to a library of 115,000 books.
Museum for Communication Frankfurt
25.61km from Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
With a vast collection of communications equipments from the past, Museum for Communication Frankfurt showcases the histoy and spread of various methods of communication. The exhibition centers around different communication methods- mail, telegraph, telephone, radio, television and computer.
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Situated in west-central Germany, The state of Hesse is bordered by six German states. Most of the population of Hesse lives in the southern part, in the Rhine-Main Area. The countryside is hilly and has numerous mountain ranges. Hesse is the greenest state in Germany, as forest covers 42% of the state.