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Science Center
Pre- and Early History
56743 - Mendig
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+49 2652 9399222
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Geo coordinates
50.375823, 7.282754
The world of volcanoes in an exciting science visitor center

To be involved with a volcanic eruption is a risk. In the "Lava Dome" in Mendig you can witness such an event and many other geological natural wonders and explore, without putting yourself in danger. The interactive exhibition will answer all questions on the subject of volcanoes - understandable in a playful way, impressive and for the layman. To make the phenomena of volcanism to understand and experience to come in "Lava Dome" all possible technical refinements are used.
The "Lava Dome" leads his guests through three exhibition areas. "In the Land of Volcanoes" prepares visitors with a spectacular show. It tells the story of two large volcanic eruptions, the enormous impact on the landscape of the Eifel had. The 3-D presentation gives visitors the "Lava Dome" the feeling in these outbreaks to be there. Afterwards, the visitors opened the workshop a great volcanic field of information on which they deepen their knowledge, depending on your interests. Not only adults, even children can let their innate curiosity. For younger guests also waiting for a playing field on which they can listen to tales of volcanoes and other history of earth. Then you go into "The Time of the Volcanoes". Here speaking stones tell of four large volcanic eruptions. A special experience is the space around the cinema. This holds a fictional news broadcast for re-eruption of the Laacher See volcano visitors on their toes.
Another to do in the immediate vicinity should not be missed under any circumstances, the unique Lavakeller Mendig of over 3 km², they extend approximately 30 meters below the city and practiced over the centuries have witnessed the hard work of Mendiger layer.

Visitor information

Business hours

Tuesday to Sunday 10.00 to 17.00 o´clock (admission until 16:45 o´clock) . During the summer holidays in Rhineland-Palatinate and North Rhine Westphalia also open on Monday. From the end of the Christmas holidays in North Rhine-Westphalia and RLP until the 31st January closed

Standard guidance in the Lavakeller:
Tuesday to Friday at 13:30 o´clock on Saturdays and Sundays, public holidays and daily during holidays RLP + NRW at 12.00 +13:30 and 15.00 o´clock. (Only when reaching the minimum number of 15 pers.)

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Brauerstraße 1
56743 Mendig

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