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Archaeologiepark Xanten

Wardter Strasse, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2801 9889251
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Very large park - everything rebuild nothing original - need large fantasy

Several entries available, is in fact a large park with very few things to see for adults. Quite... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Geert D
Great experience

There is a lot to see, the park is large and there is information everywhere translated also in... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Yoana G
Varna, Bulgaria
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“roman town” (6 reviews)
“large park” (4 reviews)
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Wardter Strasse, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2801 9889251
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Several entries available, is in fact a large park with very few things to see for adults. Quite some large walks to do between the different activities and buildings. Don't forget to have a piece of 1€ when visiting the museum as you need to...More

Thank Geert D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There is a lot to see, the park is large and there is information everywhere translated also in english. There is also a museum with great collection of artefacts and excavations.

Thank Yoana G
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The Romans were in the regions between 100 B.C. and the year 400. This fortress was lying at the Rhine river and was one of the largest fortresses. There must still be a thousand things under the grass. Several big objects have been rebuild using...More

Thank FrankXXX
Reviewed 7 December 2016

First one has to know that there are two entrences. One in the city and one at the old harbour. The parking space at the city side is filled quickly since from there its easy to take a stoll into the city also. The harbour...More

Thank Carin K
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I found this place by searching for nearby activities to Dusseldorf. Seeing the Roman ruins interested me. The museum was terrific. I have been to hundreds of museums (I've a masters in Art History) and this is a terrific museum. The curation is impeccable. You...More

Thank Frances W
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The site is huge but well laid out. Where reconstructions have taken place, they are as the buildings would have been. Well worth a visit.

Thank Margaret F
Reviewed 6 September 2016

It was quite fresh weather when we decided to visit this Roman re-built village. There is an arena, some working tools and Roman machines such as cranes etc., some buildings and part of buildings, horse trolleys, houses, tempel, etc. Most of those copy buildings are...More

Thank JW_Dam
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Xanten is not only a very intersting mediëval town. It once was an important Roman border city on he River Rhine, Many soldiers were situated at Vetera castle. Next to It was, from the year 100 on, the roman city Colonia Ulpia Trajana. It was...More

Thank Caspar v
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Loads to see and do. Interesting museum with interactive features. Buildings re-created to give a feel of original buildings.

Thank David S
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

The archaeologiepark in Xanten was beautiful. It is perfect for a sunny day, lots of outdoor spaces and plenty to do to keep busy! The amphitheater is the first thing you are able to see as you walk in, you can walk all around (in...More

Thank Vicky T
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Is this open on a Monday and what are the opening times and cost?
10 May 2016|
Response from Clive C | Reviewed this property |
Opening hours of the Park and LVR-RömerMuseum •March to October: daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. •November: daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m •December to February: daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed on 24, 25 and 31 December)