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Urwelt Museum Hauff

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Great. Well i‘m interested in general in earth history and this is a very good place for young and... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Lisbon, Portugal
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For me it is a MUST! to visit this museum with my guests. It is phantastic!

If you are on the way between Stuttgart and München you have to leave the motoway for two hours and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Kirchheim unter Teck, Germany
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26 Sep 2018
19 Aug 2017
“For me it is a MUST! to visit this museum with my guests. It is phantastic!”
Bitte beachten Sie die Verwechslungsgefahr mit dem Urweltsteinbruch/Urweltmuseum Fischer, das sich gegenüber von uns befindet. Es gibt zwei Parkplätze und der Eingang zu unserem Museum ist auf der gegenüberliegenden Straßenseite!
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Aichelberger Str. 90, 73271 Holzmaden, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7023 2873
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Great. Well i‘m interested in general in earth history and this is a very good place for young and old to learn, understand and enjoy this well organized Museum. Not big big, but when you are nearby you should pass there and enjoy the past...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank m8eleven
Reviewed 20 August 2017

If you are on the way between Stuttgart and München you have to leave the motoway for two hours and visit this great museum. All my friends from any places of europe had seen the exebitions. It is nice for old and young as well.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank hans-hilmar
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I have been to many Natural Museums (USA side) but this one has one of the best specimens I have seen and I must say some rather large ones at that. Very friendly staff, small café, small gift shop inside and a small dinosaur park...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank WanderingParrot
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Incredible place with excellent displays which really illustrate how fossils are formed and some really interesting fossils (and life-size dinos!). Great for kids and adults. It's worth getting the English audio guide for €2 as the printed text descriptions are in German, and the guide...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank WendyAussie
Reviewed 13 March 2016

well worth a visit to see all the fossils recovered from the local slate mines. Spent a couple of ver interesting hours there before leaving for the mines which were shut!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank 768tourist
Reviewed 17 January 2015

The museum focuses narrowly on fossilized sea life and knocks it out of the park. It contains dozens of rather large skeletons and fossils of all sorts of ancient sea creatures from ichthyosaurus to seaweed. Some of the large fossils even have embryos inside. The...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank DanSSwing
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Our German relatives found out I was a geologist and took us to this small museum. It was such a gem. The layout is very well done. The exquisite wall of huge crinoid fossils was absolutely jaw droppingly amazing!

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank greenstone
Reviewed 2 August 2014

This small museum is one of the hidden gems of the region. It is a must see with anyone with any interest in fossils and geology. The quality of the displayed fossils (thanks to the extremely delicate and skilled preparation by generations of the Hauff...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank andrasz
Reviewed 23 April 2014

The museum has a lot of fossiles that were only found here in Holzmaden, such as the biggest piece of Sealillies (in German "Seelilien"), 8 meters x 16 meters and others. You can also look for fossiles just across the street (5 euros to enter...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Finotzi
Reviewed 14 July 2013

This small privately owned museum just off the A8 between Stuttgart and Munich shows the finest fossils from the Holzmaden Quarry. This location has given us some of the best ever specimen of marine fish and reptiles from the Jurassic. Museums all over the world...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Ecaillette
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