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Welcome to the Mineralogical Museum of the Philipps-Universität Marburg!

Photo: Achim Weisbrod
The Mineralogical Museum at night.

Located in a granary building from the early 16th century, about 2500 outstanding specimens from all over the globe will introduce you to the fascinating world of minerals and rocks.

Opening hours & admission fees & guided tours

The museum is momentarily closed due to renovation work  

 

How to find us

You can find the Museum right next to the St. Elisabeth church in Marburg.

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Our address is:

Mineralogisches Museum der Philipps-Universität Marburg
Firmaneiplatz
D-35032 Marburg

 

Shop

In our Museum Shop, visitors can purchase small mineral specimens and literature on the exhibitions.

During the closure of the museum, a limited sale is possible by appointment (06421 28 22244 or michelre@staff.uni-marburg.de).

Exclusively available are the reports of Alfred Wegener and Franz Richarz on the meteorite of Treysa, which were published as a reprint for the 475th anniversary of the Philipps University in 2002. The publication (in German) with the title "Das detonierende Meteor vom 3. April 1916, 3 ½ Uhr nachmittags in Kurhessen. Auffindung, Beschreibung und vorläufige physikalische Untersuchung des Meteoriten von Treysa" can be purchased for 12 Euro.