Rock Fossils
feat. The Rolling Stoneflies

16.12.2023-16.6.2024 at Museum am Löwentor

This is where science meets music! “Rock Fossils” is a voyage through evolution accompanied by hard riffs of rock and metal. The exhibition shows fossils bearing the names of stars of heavy music.

Clear the stage for fossils, art and heavy music! Let’s rock!

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The Museum of Natural History Stuttgart is one of the most popular museums in the country. With our attractive exhibitions at the Museum am Löwentor (Paleontology: Life of the Ages) and Rosenstein Castle (Biology) and numerous events, we guarantee entertaining hours and interesting insights into the development and diversity of life on an exhibition area of 6200 m².

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The research and work areas of the museum are themed "Evolution of Organisms and Habitats" and the collections of the State Museum of Natural History in Stuttgart comprise about 12 million scientific objects. A look into our research and collection areas is worthwhile.

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Tue-Fri: 9-17 h
Sat / Sun / holidays: 10-18 h

On public holidays the opening hours are the same as for the weekend (10-18 h), even if the holiday is on a Monday.

The museum is closed on the following public holidays: December 24th, 25th and 31st. On New Year (January 1st) our museum will be open from 13-18 h.


Museum am Löwentor
Rosenstein 1 (Kreuzung Ehmann-, Nordbahnhofstraße)
70191 Stuttgart
Tel.: (+49) 0711 / 8936-0

Schloss Rosenstein
Rosenstein 1
70191 Stuttgart
Tel.: (+49) 0711 / 8936-0

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The State Museum of Natural History in Stuttgart offers its visitors about 12 million objects in two exhibition buildings, making it one of Germany's largest natural history museums.

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