The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

Valuable resources

Subterranean treasures


02.04.2014 to 02.11.2014
2nd floor
Type of exhibition: 
Special exhibition

The exhibition "WERTVOLLE ERDE - Der Schatz im Untergrund" ("Valuable resources - subterranean treasures") is dedicated to the geological resources and their formation, as well as  the exploration, exploitation and usage of our earth's reserves.

Interactive exhibits, animations and hands-on museum displays explain current scientific findings in  easy-to-get ways.

The exhibition was developed in the context of the research and development programme "GEOTECHNOLOGIEN" and funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research.

Let's explore the underground and discover it's treasures!

Contact person

Abteilungsleiter Ausstellungen
+49 228 9122-226
+49 228 9122-212
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Press relations

Sabine Heine

Tel.: +49 (0)228 9122 215
Fax: +49 (0)228 9122 213
E-Mail: s.heine [at]