The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association

Our blue planet
The living network
Discovering and explaining biodiversity - this is the main emphasis of Museum Koenig. The permanent exhibition offers the visitors a genuine nature experience based on naturalistic ecosystem displays.
Leibniz Institute for
Animal Biodiversity
Our research focusses on phylogenetics, speciation, molecular biology and biogeography of terrestrial vertebrates and insects.

News

Events

Contact

Address
Zoological Research Museum
Alexander Koenig
Adenauerallee 160
53113 Bonn, Germany

Phone and e-mail
Phone: +49 228 9122-0 (general)
Fax: +49 228 9122-212
e-mail: info [at] leibniz-zfmk.de

Staff
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Special exhibitions

Permanent Exhibition

Discovering and explaining biodiversity - this is the main emphasis of Museum Koenig. The permanent exhibition offers the visitors a genuine nature experience based on naturalistic ecosystem displays.

Visitor information

Opening hours
Tue to Sun: 10:00 to 18:00 (Wed unti 21:00h)
Mondays: only on public holidays

Closed
Mondays (except on public holidays)
Christmas eve, Christmas day und New year's eve

Entrance fee (1 day ticket)
6,00 € (regular)
3,00 € (discounted)

Research News

Projects

Comparative Insect Genomics
Funded by: EU
Centre for Biodiversity Monitoring

Staff

The Museum Koenig has 105.5 permanent positions (of these are 34 scientists) and 82 additional employees (of these are 15 scientists working on third-party funded projects, 52 are doctoral candidates, diploma and state examination candidates, 15 are volunteers).