Our opening hours today: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Weekends and public holidays: Open 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

When you arrive at the parking lot, just go down the stairs.

Tickets are available at the entrance.

  • 1. Quarry

    Experience the unique opportunity to recover your own Holzmaden fossils from the 180 million year old Posidonia slate of the Lower Jurassic using a hammer and chisel. Discover your own treasures and become the Indiana Jones of your own adventures!

  • 3. The Treasury

    The exhibition is currently under construction and will open in the next few months. She will present a number of world sensations. Be curious about this unique exhibition experience!

  • 2. Museum shop

    Minerals, fossils, petrified wood, meteorites and even dinosaur fossils from all over the world await you in the museum shop. Immerse yourself in the fascinating variety of geological wonders. Discover your own treasures for your collection!

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  • 4. Opening times

    • Closed on Mondays
    • Tuesday: 09:00 - 18:00
    • Wednesday: 09:00 - 18:00
    • Thursday: 09:00 - 17:00
    • Friday: 09:00 - 18:00
    • Saturday: 09:00 - 18:00
    • Sunday: 09:00 - 18:00
  • 5. Directions

    • Driving on the A8, exit Aichelberg - Bad Boll - Weilheim
    • Only 45 minutes from Stuttgart and 2 hours from Munich.
    • Free parking available, also for buses
    • We are opposite the Hauff Museum. Just go down the stairs and the adventure begins!
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Quarry: prices - daily tickets

  • Tickets are available at the entrance
  • Our adventures have already produced some rare specimens. Activate adventurer mode and go on your own treasure hunt in our quarry!

  • Day tickets:
  • Children, 0 - 3 years: Free
  • Children, 4 to 14 years: € 6.00
  • Adults, +14 years: € 9.00

  • Group day tickets:
  • From 10 children, 4 to 14 years: € 5.50
  • From 10 adults, +14 years: € 8.50

  • All fossils found are included in the price!

  • Tables, benches
    and parasols available for warm summer days
  • Hammers and chisels are available for rental on site
  • Enjoy local refreshments and snacks

Our museum shop, the treasure chamber

  • Free entry to the museum shop with a view of the quarry
  • Discover fossils, minerals, meteorites, petrified wood and treasures from around the world
  • Collectibles, gift ideas and decorative objects available
  • Relaxation area overlooking the quarry
  • Gigantic fossils
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The Gallery: The Treasury... Coming soon!

  • Soon discover worldwide sensations like never before in our gallery
  • Soon experience interactive demonstrations and a variety of unique activities


Urweltsteinbruch, Aichelberger Str. 75
73271 Holzmaden, Deutschland

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

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