The easiest way to get to the Senckenberg Museum is by public transport. If considering coming by car, be aware of the lack of parking spots close and near to the Senckenberg Museum. Please note, that it takes easily 20 minutes and more to find a legal parking spot.
Getting to the Senckenberg Museum by public transport
Fly to Frankfurt international Airport (Germany) and use the “S-Bahn” transit line S8/S9 to Frankfurt. Stop at “Frankfurt Mainstation”. Consider about 30 minutes to get to the Museum. Check Frankfurt-airport
The low-budget airline ryanair offers flight to Frankfurt Hahn Airport (Germany), it takes at least 2 hours to get by bus via “Frankfurt Mainstation” to the Museum. Check Hahn-airport
- by train
From "Frankfurt Mainstation" use Underground Line U4 and
stop at "Bockenheimer Warte" station
Train travel information: Deutsche Bahn
Underground lines U4/U6 and U7 takes you to "Bockenheimer Warte" station. From here it is a 3 minutes walk to the museum. Use U4 from the “Frankfurt Mainstation” and U6/U7 from the city centre of Frankfurt.
Look here (1) for an underground plan and here (2) for further information on the underground
(1) Frankfurt underground plan
Travelling by car
- arriving from the south and the east:
Drive across the motorway-junction "Frankfurter Kreuz" till the "Westkreuz Frankfurt", then take the motorway A 648 (towards "Stadtmitte" - B8/44) till Frankfurt Fair (Messe), in the roundabout turn left (towards "Ginnheim / Eschersheim" - B8/40).
You will find the museum after 500 metres on the left side.
- arriving from the north:
Drive across the motorway-junction "Nordwestkreuz Frankfurt" on motorway A 66 (direction "F-Miquelalle / Stadtmitte"), turn right before the end of the motorway (towards "Hauptbahnhof / Messe" - B8/40), and follow the course of the street "Zeppelinallee".
You will find the museum after 2 kilometres on the right side.
Please consider, there is no parking site available on the museum ground!
However, you may access to convenient public parking facilities nearby:
- Parking site "Bockenheimer Warte" (called: "Parken an der Warte"); open Monday to Friday 7.00 to 22.00, Saturday and Sunday 7.00 to 20.00
- Parking garage "Adalbertstrasse"; open Monday to Saturday 7.00 to 23.00; closed on Sunday and public holidays
You could find parking lots for disabled persons on the left side of the museum. Gateway Senckenberg-Bistro. Accessible during opening hours.
Address: Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum
Senckenberganlage 25, 60325 Frankfurt am Main