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Opening hours

Monday - Thuesday

13:00 - 16:00 o'clock





Thursday - Saturday

13:00 - 16:00 o'clock 



13:00 - 16:00 o'clock 


Multimedia show
11:00 - 11:20 o'clock 
14:00 - 14:20 o'clock 

30.03.2020 to 31.10.2020

Our Museum is now again open as usual, but due to Corona restrictions we can´t allow entry for large groups. Please we masks when you visit us and keep distance for at least 1.5m to other visitors.  We also ask you to leave your contact information on a list. These lists are kept for security reason for 4 weeks and will be destroyed after that time.

The Natural History Museum is opened from the 30.03.2020 to 31.10.2020 for the whole week between 13 - 16 o'clock, except for Wednesday.

Because of the still high interest of visitors for our Museum, we decided to open the Museum during the first week of January and on weekends between January and March. We are glad to welcome you in the Museum soon.

Since the 01.12.2019 we have for one year a special exhibition of glazed sandstone that have become partially molten by the heat of the volcanoes. The exponates are exquisit, beautiful and rare. 

We have on Sundays and holidays prolonged opening hours from 11:00 – 16:00 o'clock and the multimedia show "The development of the Eifel - a geological journey through time" (in German only) can be seen on these days from 11:00 – 11:20 and 14:00 – 14:20 o'clock.

Also on Wednesdays it is possible to book guided tours for groups and programs for children. Give us a call or write an email before  (0049) 6591-9849890  and infonkm-gerolsteinde

By the way, it is possible to take photos in the Museum! It is also possible to take dogs in the Museum, when the behave well. On request, they can get everytime a bowl of water. 

Entrance fees


  • Children and Schoolboys/Girls: 1 €
  • Discounted (retirees, students, handicapped persons): 2 €
  • Adults: 3 €
  • Family 1 (1 adult + children): 4 €
  • Family 2 (2 adults + children): 6 €
  • Groups: 2 € pro Person
  • School groups: 1 € per person (2 chaperone free)

Guided tours

Expert guided tours through the Museum can be booked for 30 € plus the entrance fee.  They are possible everytime, including times when the Museum is normally closed, but they need to be booked beforehand. The multimedia show (narration in German only) can be ordered for additional 20 €, as an introduction for a guided group tours. 

Reservations are possible by telephone or per E-mail an infonkm-gerolsteinde. The duration of a normal tour is 1 hour. Further, it is possible to book guided tours to special regional topics (e.g., fossils, volcanism, archaeology) and special programs and workshops for children (see Museums education).


Naturkundemuseum Gerolstein
Hauptstraße 72
D 54568 Gerolstein  

Telephone: 06591-9849890
Email: infonkm-gerolsteinde

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