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Arche Nebra

An der Steinkloebe 16, 06642 Nebra, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
+49 34461 25520
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Amazing story from ancient past

Very interesting story on the sky-disc, an ancient find from the past (>4000 years ago) that neatly... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Breda, The Netherlands
Great storytelling!

Super cool museum / planetarium that tells the story of the Sky Disc of Nebra - how it was located... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
wanderlust s
San Francisco, California
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The Sky disc discovered in 1999 near Nebra is the world's oldest concrete depiction of the cosmos. 3600 years ago, this bronze disc made it possible to determine calendar dates and link the solar and lunar calendars to each other. You can learn about the Sky Disc's astronomy in the planetarium of the Nebra Ark at the foot of Mittelberg hill. The visitor's centre reveals further dimensions of this famous discovery in a multimedia presentation of the Sky Disc's history. The original discovery spot is also revealed and explained to visitors.
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An der Steinkloebe 16, 06642 Nebra, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
+49 34461 25520
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Very interesting story on the sky-disc, an ancient find from the past (>4000 years ago) that neatly describes the lunar and sun calander. Museum is modern, well facilitated and also very suitable for childeren with animations and things to do.

Thank 88henk
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Super cool museum / planetarium that tells the story of the Sky Disc of Nebra - how it was located, what it could possibly mean, how people navigated the stars History: Dating back to the Bronze Age, the Sky Disc is reported to be around...More

Thank wanderlust s
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Okay, it's near the place the disc was found, and a bus ride (or long hike) away. The original lies in Halle, and the visitors are presented with replicas and some history in a relatively modern format. As a museum it's certainly a bit of...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 23 May 2016

the best experience is when the sun is shining there is an interesting show (20min) about the astronomy of the bronze age, the exhibition itself is quite small though (< 10 EUR) and then you can walk to the place where the famous sky disk...More

Thank Heide S
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Far away from anything interesting, but worthy the visit. For the fans of history a must. Very intersting architecture, great nature around, especially in summer and very innovative. Simply beautiful.

Thank suezimbm
Reviewed 9 January 2015

We loved our Arche Nebra visit. However the cafeteria was closed completely - due a change in leasehold.. That was a huge let down for us as we were hungry and had to find a place somewhere around....and this place is in the middle of...More

Thank Carol W
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