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Information and Services

Instructions for your visit

Hygiene instructions

  • Please come to the Senckenberg Natural History Museum only if you feel healthy.
  • Medical masks are recommended
  • Please follow the cough and sneeze etiquette, wash or disinfect your hands regularly.

If you have any questions that go beyond these, please do not hesitate to contact us. You can contact us by e-mail at:


Opening Hours

Monday       9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday       9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday  9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday    9 a.m.  – 5 p.m.
Friday        9 a.m.  – 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Shrove Tuesday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m closed.
Good Friday, 24th December, 31st December, 1st January closed.


Regular Tickets
Adults (from 18 years)12,00 €
Discounted Tickets
Children and teenagers (aged 6 - 17), conscripts, civilian servants, school aged and students with student ID6,00 €
Frankfurt-Card 50% Owner6,00 €
Frankfurt-Pass adults6,00 €
Frankfurt-Pass children3,00 €
Kulturpass adults1,00 €
Kulturpass children0,50 €
Group Tickets
Groups numbering 20 or more (price per person) from 18 years10,00 €
Kindergartens, School classes, Associations
One accompanying person free per booked tour
Each additional accompanying person per booked guided tour
3,00 €
Children, school aged, teenagers from 6 years4,50 €
Escorts of Kindergartens (every 2nd child)5,00 €
Member School0,00 €
Students (Guided Tour)3,00 €
Family Tickets
Family: 2 Adults and up to 3 children between 6 and 17 years30,00 €
Mini Family: 1 Adult and 2 children between 6 to 17 years old18,00 €
Family Card Hessen
2 adults and all children under the age of 1827,00 €
Good Evening-Ticket
On Wednesdays effective from 5pm, visitors from 18 years6,00 €
Annual season ticket (Naturpass)
Annual Season Ticket 6 - 14 years old and disabled from 50 GdB40,00 €
Annual Season Ticket from 15 years90,00 €
Free admission
Accompanied refugee groups
Children under the age of 6
Disabled children from 50%
Escorts of disabled (from 50% on), in case support is essential for the visit of the museum
Groups with SGN company member card
ICOM members with ICOM card
Members of the Circle of Friends (including family) with Circle of Friends member card
One accompanying person per guided tour (only kindergarten, school classes and associations)
Press members with press card
Senckenberg-School Runkel/Villmar
SGN members (including family) with SGN member card
Tourist guides with official guide card of the Frankfurt Tourist Office
Trainees of Frankfurt City Council with confirmation
Visitors from twin towns of Frankfurt city with identity card
Volunteers with confirmation

New: Aha?! Science Lab

Opening hours: Aha?! Science Lab

Monday: closed
Tuesday: 1pm – 5pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 6pm
Thursday: 1pm – 5pm
Friday: 10 am – 5pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5pm
Sunday: 10 am – 5pm

Public Holidays: 10 am – 5pm

Handicapped accessiblity

For wheelchair users: About 90 percent of the exhibition is accessible. Only a few exhibition areas are not accessible for wheelchairs: “Edmontosaurus and Pterosaurs”, “Fossils of Messel”, “Human evolution” and the gallery of the exhibition “Fossil marine reptiles and fish”.

For blind or partially sighted visitors: In two small exhibition areas there are exhibits that can be touched and which are equipped with Braille.  “Human evolution” provides 11 heads of our prehistoric ancestors and in “Human embryology” you can touch several stages of becoming a human being.

Please note:

No dogs allowed in the museum. Only guide dogs are tolerated. Wheelchair is available if needed. Please contact any of our staff.


Please consider, there is no parking site available on the museum ground!

However, you may access the convenient public parking facilities nearby:

Parking garage “Adalbertstrasse”; open Monday to Saturday 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; closed on Sunday and Public Holidays  Parking garage, “Congresscenter Messe Frankfurt” (Maritim Hotel); Theodor-Heuss- Allee 3-5, open 24h Parking garage “Messeturm”; Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 49; open 24h Parking garage “WestendGate”; Hamburger Allee 2; open 24h

Due to construction works, there are no marked disabled parking spots at the moment. Please contact us before visiting the museum. We will organize a parking lot for you. Accessible during opening hours only.

By Car

Arriving from the South and East:
Drive across the motorway-junction “Frankfurter Kreuz” till “Westkreuz Frankfurt”, then take the motorway A 648 (towards  “Stadtmitte” – B8/44) till Frankfurt Fair (Messe), in the roundabout turn left (towards “Ginnheim / Eschersheim” – B8/40). You will find the museum after 500 metres on the left. Arriving from the North and West:
Drive across the motorway-junction “Nordwestkreuz Frankfurt” on motorway A66 (direction “F-Miquelalle / Stadtmitte”), turn right before the end of the motorway (towards “Hauptbahnhof / Messe” – B8/40), and follow the course of the street “Zeppelinallee”. You will find the museum after 2 kilometres on the right.


Public Transport

Train:  From “Mainstation” with Underground Line U4 – stop at “Bockenheimer Warte” station; from “Westbahnhof” 10 minutes walk, travel information here

Suburban Train: Lines S3, S4, S5 and S6 – stop at “Westbahnhof” station 10 minutes walk

Underground: Lines U6 and U7 – stop at “Bockenheimer Warte” station 3 minutes walk, Line U4 – stop at “Bockenheimer Warte” station 2 minutes walk

Tramway: Line 16 – “Bockenheimer Warte” stop 5 minutes walk

Bus: Line 32 – “Senckenbergmuseum” stop