🦖 Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of crystals, fossils and minerals !🌟 The quarry, store and gallery are open during normal opening hours.

🦕 Regular opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Holidays: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. | Monday: closed 💫

The parking lot stairs lead you to the primeval quarry.


  • 1. Quarry

    Immerse yourself in the world of Jurassic fossils. Equipped with a hammer and chisel, search for and find your own 180 million year old fossils. Our informative course and outdoor workshop allow you to become the Indiana Jones of your own adventures!
  • 2. Gallery & Shop

    The free admission gallery and shop invite you to explore the fascinating world of works of art created by nature. A fascinating variety of geological wonders from all over the world awaits you. In addition to gifts, collectors' items and decorative items, you will also find jewelry, games, books and much more!
  • 3. Museum exhibition

    Our exhibition is currently under construction and will open in the next few weeks. It will present a variety of impressive world sensations. Look forward to this unique exhibition experience!
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  • Opening hours

    • Tuesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Public holidays: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • Monday: closed (open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. during public holidays)
  • Directions

    • Only 45 minutes from Stuttgart and 2 hours from Munich.
    • By car: Via the A8, Aichelberg exit
    • By public transport: You can reach us with the S-Bahn S1 from Stuttgart HBF to Kirchheim/Teck. From Kirchheim train station, take the bus to the Seestraße Holzmaden stop
    • Free parking spaces available, including for buses
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Familie erlebt ein aufregendes Abenteuer im Urweltsteinbruch Holzmaden und entdeckt faszinierende Fossilien und Mineralien. Steinbruch. Wo findet man Fossilien? Im Urweltsteinbruch Holzmaden.

The quarry

🎟️ Day tickets for the course and quarry are available at the entrance and online

  • Child (between 4 and 16 years): € 6.00
  • Adult (from +16 years): € 9,00
  • Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children): € 28.00
  • Child group rate (from 10 people): € 5,50
  • Adult group rate (10 people or more): € 8.50

⚒️ Hammers and chisels are available for rental on site.

🏆 All fossils found are included in the price.

☀️ Tables, benches and parasols available for warm summer days.

🧃 Refreshments and snacks available.

Purchase authentic fossils, meteorites, and minerals of the highest quality that are millions of years old!

Enrich your collection with extraordinary finds, such as a meteorite from space, a fossil millions of years old, or a mineral from the depths of our planet. Explore the beauty and mystery of natural history !

Besucher stöbern im Shop des Urweltsteinbruch Holzmaden nach einzigartigen Fossilien und Mineralien als Erinnerung an ihren Besuch

The museum shop

💰 Free entry to the museum shop.

🌍 Fossils, minerals, meteorites, petrified wood and treasures from all over the world.

🛍️ Collectibles, gift ideas, games and decorative objects.

👀 Relaxation area with a view of the quarry.

Give the gift of an adventure full of natural history!

With our gift vouchers you can purchase admission tickets to the quarry (and soon the exhibition) or buy minerals , fossils and much more in our museum shop - also possible online.
A gift for all ages to share the fascination .

Besucher bewundern die beeindruckende Ausstellung von Fossilien in der Galerie des Urweltsteinbruch Holzmaden

The Gallery of Natural Beauties

💸 Free admission to the gallery.

🎨 Fascinating works of art and design objects created by nature

🕰️ Fossils, minerals, meteorites and fossils from all over the world that are up to 250 million years old.

🤩Pure enthusiasm for art lovers and those interested in science

Besucher bestaunen die vielfältige Ausstellung von Mineralien im Museum des Urweltsteinbruch Holzmaden. Fossilien und Mineralien.

The museum exhibition: masterpieces from the collection

💎 Fascinating sensations from around the world like you've never seen before.

🕵🏼 Unique experience through interactive demonstrations and a variety of unique activities.


Urweltsteinbruch, Aichelberger Str. 75
73271 Holzmaden, Germany

Tel: +49 (0)70 23 29 91
Email: info@urweltsteinbruch.de

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