On Lake Constance there is the only Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology. Its sake scientific research is well known in bench markets providing an extraordinary state of technology.
80 different Max-Planck-Institutes are found all over Germany, each one focused on different research areas. The only Institute for Ornithology is located on Lake Constance, an ideal location for cutting-edge research and state-of-the-art technology.
Independent learning is offered in the “Hennhaus” interactive media room. Walk-in visitors can learn about the worldwide research projects of the Max-Planck-Institute for Ornithology through films and slideshows.
There’s more to discover outside too! Head out to the Bee Marie, a large bee pasture where nature lovers can investigate the exciting world of birds, insects and small animals.
Children and adolescents get to experience a different kind of holiday here too with special workshops. Curious kids get the chance to try their hand at research with Max-Planck-Institute scientists. There are also guided tours for children and adults, as well as many interesting lectures on bird research.
Office: Information about the opening hours can be found here.
Hennhouse: Information about the opening hours can be found here.
Free admission to the “Hennhouse” interactive media room and Bee Marie (bee pasture). Guided tours and lectures offered on donation basis.
Due to the current corona pandemic, we recommend that you enquire about current hygiene measures and dates here before your visit.
Guided tours and lectures