Diamond Cutter Museum

Address: Hauptstrasse 47, 66904 Brücken

An exciting presentation of the historical and economic development of the Palatinate diamond industry awaits you at the Diamond Cutter Museum in Brücken. On Sunday afternoons diamond cutters demonstrate each step in the diamond cutting process. At several fully functional work stations representing different historical and technical periods they illustrate the transformation of rough diamonds into brilliant gems. True to original replicas of the 40 largest and most important diamonds of the world are displayed. Another attraction is the world´s smallest cut and polished diamond recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.

Website:   www.diamantschleifermuseum.de

Phone: +49 (0)6386 993168 or +49 (0)6373 5040

Opening hours:
Tuesday 9.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
Thursday 2.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m
Sunday 2.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Admission:
Adults: € 2.50
Reduced Rate: € 1.25
Families (2 adults + own children): € 3.75
Groups (at least 10 adults): € 1.25 each

Guided tours on request (€15 each tour).


Bergmannsbauernmuseum – Miners and Farmers Museum

Address: Waldmohrer Strasse 32, 66916 Breitenbach

With the Miners and Farmers Museum the Christian scouts created space for the “old things”: See contemporary documents of the life and work of the locals. In former times it was common to work as a miner and farmer at the same time. Other exhibits are Roman finds, ashlar rocks, mining equipment, stones, fossils and silver coins from the 3rd century. Furthermore a kitchen from a country mansion, a living room and music room are displayed.

Phone: +49 (0)6386 999416

Opening hours:
Wednesday 7.00 p.m. – 10.00 p.m.
1st Sunday of the month 2.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m
Special openings on request. Phone: +49 (0)6386 1237 or +49 (0)6373 5040


Jewish Museum

Adress: Lindenstrasse 3, 66909 Steinbach am Glan

For centuries the community Steinbach am Glan was the center of Jewish life in the southern part of the Kusel district. At times more than 30 percent of the village´s population belonged to the Jewish faith. This historical background was the reason for establishing a Jewish Museum in Steinbach. In addition to a documentation of local Jewish history and social relationships, you will also find a collection of Jewish utility and ritual objects as well as symbols of Jewish faith.

Website:   www.j-museum.vg-glm.de

Phone: +49 (0)6383 92170

Opening hours:
March until November: 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month 3.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m
December until February: Special openings on request.