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The Landesmuseum is one of the oldest museums in Germany. It houses the most important art collection of Rheinland-Pfalz, among which are extraordinary items from Roman Mainz dating from the 1st to 4th Century.
The Museum of Natural History (Naturhistorisches Museum) possesses rich collections of flora and fauna from pre-historic to modern times. Additional exhibition rooms are devoted to geology, paleontology and earth science. A broadly-based pedagogical program, specifically designed for youthful participants, is a major aspect of the Museum’s offerings.
The Museum of Ancient Sea Travel contains the remains of six Roman ship wrecks salvaged from the Rhine in the 1980’s. True-to-life replicas were re-constructed based on these originals. Visitors also have the opportunity to glimpse behind the scenes in the research laboratory and in the museum’s workshops.
The Roman-Germanic Museum (Roemisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum) Enjoys an outstanding reputation as a research institute and restorration
centers. Of particular importance is its reputation for its permanent collections of the Pre-historic, Roman and Early Medieval periods.
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