Celtic Village at the Donnersberg – Open-air Museum

Address: Bruehlstrasse, 67808 Steinbach

It is an unusual museum – at the Celtic Village in Steinbach, visitors can explore traces of the people who used to live at the Donnersberg Mountain 2000 years ago. The traditional construction of the settlement gives the visitors an impression about the craftsmanship used by the Celts for building houses. Besides competent guided tours there are lots of join-in activities which are not only recommended for kids to proof their creativity and skills.

Website: www.keltendorf-steinbach.de

Phone:   +49 (0)6352 1712

Opening hours:
Closed throughout the winter months!
From 30 March 2019 until 31 October 2019:
Saturday 11.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Sunday and German Holidays 10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Special openings and workshops for groups of at least 15 people on request!

Extended opening hours troughout the Easter, summer and autumn school holidays in Rheinland-Pfalz:
Thursdays 3.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.

Adults: € 4.50
Children (4 – 12 years): € 2.50
Families (2 adults + own children): € 12.00
Groups (at least 15 adults): € 3.50 each

Museum of Time – Palatinate Tower Clock Museum

Address: Schlossstrasse 10, 67806 Rockenhausen

The Museum of Time – Palatinate Tower Clock Museum is located in a former farm of the 18th century. The focus of the exhibition is on sundials, hour glasses, water clocks and wall clocks. The two technical highlights of the collection are the astronomical clock in the clock tower (technically the most modern and most exact astronomical big clock in Europe) and a “world clock” that shows where currently the sun rises or sets around the globe.

Website:  www.museum-fuer-zeit.de

Phone:  +49 (0)6361 3430

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Sunday 2.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Admission: Free!
Donations are welcome!
Guided tours on request for € 2.50 per person

Museum im Stadtpalais

Address: Amtsstrasse 14, 67292 Kirchheimbolanden

The museum with an exhibition area of more than 1.800 sq m is among the biggest museums in the state of Rheinland-Pfalz. It is equipped with impressive historico-cultural collections. The permanent public collections give an insight into the history of the city and the region. The topics of the exhibitions range from the Donnersberg Mountain to the early history of the city, the Middle Ages and the ages the princes ruled the city. Other themes are the castle garden, home décor, economic life and toys through to the revolution of 1848/49. The historical music room (with an audio station), further media and storytelling stations as well as research stations for children are counted among the special attractions.

Website:  www.museum-kirchheimbolanden.de

Phone:  +49 (0)6352 401850

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Sunday 2.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Admission: Free!

Museum Winnweiler – Jewish Museum of the North Palatinate

Address: Schlossstrasse 37, 67722 Winnweiler

The museum shows the turbulent and moving Jewish history of the North Palatinate. The exhibition focuses on historical development of Judaism in the North Palatinate from the Roman period until the Second World War. Furthermore the focus is on aspects of Jewish faith and Jewish life.

Website: www.jüdisches-museum-winnweiler.de

Phone: +49 (0)6302 1256

Opening hours:
Closed throughout the winter months January/ February/ March!
2nd and 4th Sunday of every month 2.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Admission: € 2

Bergbauerlebniswelt Imsbach – Visitor Mines and Mining Museum

Address: Ortsstrasse 2/ Langental, 67817 Imsbach

At the Palatinate Mining Museum as well as at the two visitor mines called “Weiße Grube” and “Grube Maria” in the former mining town Imsbach you can admire the variety of the mineral resources extracted in the past two millenniums. Three circular hiking trails provide an insight into the montane history. The trails can be discovered on one´s own or by a guided tour year-round.

Website: www.bew-imsbach.de

Phone: +49 (0)6302 60261 or +49 (0)6302 6020

Opening hours:
Closed throughout the winter months!
From 1 April 2019 until 27 October 2019:
Sunday and German Holidays 11.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Extended opening hours troughout the summer school holidays in Rheinland-Pfalz:
Tuesday 1.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Special openings and guided tours for groups of at least 15 people on request!

Small Adventure Ticket (“Kleine Erlebniskarte”)
Entry Plaltinate Mining Museum (“Pfälzisches Bergbaumuseum”)
Entry and guided tour of “Grube Maria”
Adults: € 4.00
Children (6 to 14 years), students with ID: € 2.00
Groups (at least 15 adults) € 3.50 EUR per person
Families (2 adults + own children) € 11.00

Please note: Due to maintenance in progress the “Weiße Grube” will remain closed for safety reasons until June 2019!