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Nuclear Power

A small museum in a cave cut into a large rock on the top of which is a castle [now a hotel]. In... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
gerard g
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Worth a look if your in the area

I recently visited this venue on my way through Germany to the Berchtesgarden, it was pouring with... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
robbly
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London
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Oberstadtstr. 11, 72401 Haigerloch, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

First, this is a very small place. Actually, you pretty much see it all in the photos in the description. And you have to be able to read German. But otherwise, it is fascinating to learn about Germanys attempts to create an atomic bomb during...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

A small museum in a cave cut into a large rock on the top of which is a castle [now a hotel]. In 1944 a nuclear research facility was moved here from Berlin to escape the bombing. Scientists built a small prototype reactor, effectively the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

I recently visited this venue on my way through Germany to the Berchtesgarden, it was pouring with rain but easy enough to find with sat nav, there is a car park almost opposite so no problem there, Haigerloch is a very small village and it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

We visited friends who live outside Stuttgart. One Sunday we took a road trip and stopped at the Atomkeller. I never would have made it here without someone driving me. Haigeloch is a small unassuming village. The museum nestles in a cave. I was entranced...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

small but simple and clear explanation about the beginning of the atomic era starting with the american and german race about nuclear bombs do not forget to visit the other two art musea (included in your ticket price) like the karl hurm retrospective.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Dominique C
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Honestly, I found this museum to be a waste of time - I'm glad I only drove 4km off my route to see it. The whole museum is tiny, with very little to see except the original hole where they were trying to build an...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 8 May 2015

My German brought me here, he loves to share interesting things when I visit. We had no clue what the glass case with the objects in it was. It was only by chance and curiosity that we figured out what it was and how to...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 15 September 2014

This is the place that could have changed history - come and see where the Nazis hoped to develop the atomic bomb - but luckily failed. Small place - could do with more of the exhibits and films being presented in English and French as...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank YorkshireGypsygirl
Reviewed 29 May 2013

The Atomkeller is where experiments in nuclear fission were done by the Germans towards the end of WWII. They were all the way down here because it was considered relatively safe. This area had been spared heavy bombing, and it was felt that the Soviets...More

Date of experience: June 2012
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