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U.S. Military Appreciation Day

  • ID-Card holders receive a *10% discount on all tickets!

  • 1st Friday of the month:
    U.S. - Military Personnel Families (ID - Card holders) receive a *20% discount on the family - ticket

    *No discount-combination possible

Can I book tickets in advance?
Do you sell gift vouchers?

What methods of payment can I use on location?

Can I visit you with a group?
Do you offer guided tours?

Do you have an English version of all the information in the exhibition?

How much time do I need to visit the museum?

Can I walk through the exhibition several times?

How long can I stay at the museum?
Is the museum suited for children of all ages?

Can I access the exhibition with a wheelchair or a pram/stroller?

Is it allowed to film and take photos in the exhibition?

Can my children visit the museum on their own?

Can I bring my dog?

Is a visit influenced by the weather?


Do you have a cloakroom?

Can I bring my own food and drinks and have a picnic?

Can I celebrate my child’s birthday party at GONDWANA - Das Praehistorium?

At what age can my child play at “Gondi’s Dinowelt”?

Can I romp around together with my child at “Gondi’s Dinowelt”?

Can my children visit “Gondi’s Dinowelt” on their own?



Can I book tickets in advance?


You cannot reserve single- or family-tickets in advance. You can buy tickets at our local ticket counter only.

Do you sell gift vouchers?


Yes, you can either buy them at our online-shop or on location at our ticket counter.

What methods of payment can I use on location?

We accept cash, debit cards and credit cards such as VISA, MasterCard, V Pay and Maestro Card. Please note that we can only accept debit and credit cards if the purchase has a minimum value of 10.00 €!

Can I visit you with a group?

Groups are always welcome, but please remember to announce your visit in advance, and in case of school groups, to bring a document that certifies the enrolment.

Do you offer guided tours?


Yes, we offer either a complete guided tour through the whole exhibition for 70.00 € in addition to the entry fees, or a guided tour through one of the two parts of the exhibition (Praehistorium or Time Travel Area) for 40.00 € in addition to the entry fees. Please remember to book your guided tour at least 3 weeks in advance!

Do you have an English version of all the information in the exhibition?


You can get audio-guides at our ticket counter. You just have to leave an ID card or passport as a deposit. These audio-guides translate the movies and the information boards.

How much time do I need to visit the museum?


For one tour you should plan on needing about 3 hours of time to really see everything.

Can I walk through the exhibition several times?


Of course you can. Your ticket is automatically valid for the whole day. But remember, that the last possibility to enter the museum is at 4 p.m. (October-March) / 5 p.m. (April-September)!

How long can I stay at the museum?


The only limit is our closing time. The exhibition closes at 6 p.m. (October-March) / 7 p.m. (April-September). But remember that the last possibility to enter the museum is at 4 p.m. (October-March) / 5 p.m. (April-September) and the last possibility to watch the dinosaur-show is at 5.30 p.m. (October-March) / 6.30 p.m. (April-September).

Is the museum suited for children of all ages?


The recommended age for a visit to the museum is 6 years and above, however it is up to the discretion of the accompanying adult. Please remember all tickets purchased are non-refundable. So please be sure before purchasing your tickets.

Can I access the exhibition with a wheelchair or a pram/stroller?


Yes, the whole building is accessible by wheelchair, pram or stroller.

Is it allowed to film and take photos in the exhibition?


Yes, you are allowed to film and take photos for private purposes with a few restrictions: Please do not film the shows and movies, and please turn off the flash during the shows and while taking photos of the live animals! To film and take photos for commercial purposes, please contact our management for a permit.

Can my children visit the museum on their own?


Children under the age of 14 must always be accompanied by an adult while they visit the exhibition. Children aged 14 or up are allowed to explore on their own.

Can I bring my dog?


It is not allowed to bring pets.

Is a visit influenced by the weather?


You do not need to worry about the weather; all of our attractions are indoors.

Do you have a cloakroom?


We do not have a cloakroom, but we do have lockers. You can get keys to the lockers at our ticket counter against a deposit of 5.00 €.

Can I bring my own food and drinks and have a picnic?


In our exhibition, it is generally not allowed to have food or drinks. We do have a restaurant on location, so you can purchase food and drinks there and have them at our restaurant or our play-area; however, here, too it is not allowed to bring your own food and drinks, except for people with special dietary needs.

Can I celebrate my child’s birthday party at GONDWANA - Das Praehistorium?


Yes, you can book a birthday party for your child. You can visit the exhibition on your own or as part of a guided tour, then have lunch or cake (or both) at our restaurant and then move on to our indoor play-area “Gondi’s Dinowelt”. If you do not want to visit the exhibition, you can visit “Gondi’s Dinowelt” only and have a break to get something to eat at your special birthday table at our restaurant. Please remember to book at least 2 weeks in advance!
Please note: here, too it is not allowed to bring your own food, cake or drinks!

At what age can my child play at “Gondi’s Dinowelt”?


Our play-area is suited for children aged 0-12. There is a toddler-area for children up to 3 years of age and a big area for the older children.

Can I romp around together with my child at “Gondi’s Dinowelt”?


Usually, adults are not allowed to climb around with their children; however, there are a few exceptions: If your child is scared, too small or physically unable to climb around alone, you are allowed to accompany your child while climbing. Please note the weight limits: for climbing around and using the slides 90 kg max., for the trampoline 60 kg max.!

Can my children visit “Gondi’s Dinowelt” on their own?

Children under the age of 8 can only visit the play-area accompanied by an adult. Children aged 8-12 are allowed to stay in “Gondi’s Dinowelt” on their own, if their parents fill in a form provided by the employee working in the play-area; while their child is playing the parents have to stay on the premises!

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Contact

GONDWANA - Das Praehistorium

Bildstockstraße
66578 Schiffweiler (Saarland)

Phone: +49 (0) 6821 93163 -25

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