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Group guided tours

The Various Guided Tours

Public guided tours of the permanent exhibition are available with durations of 60 or 90 minutes. Alternatively a tour with a visitors’ guide of the special exhibition can be booked. Furthermore there are special guided tours for families, pensioners and mentally handicapped persons. The entrance fee is included in the price for the guided tour. Guided tours can only be carried out by museum personnel. The guided tours offer an overview to the history of the Varus Battle and of the archaeological research in Kalkriese. Guided tours to the new permanent exhibition (90 min., 60 min.) take place in the Museum, on the tower and in the Park. Guided tours can only be carried out by museum personnel.

Bookings: +49 [0] 5468 9204-200
Please send us your reservations any time under fuehrungen@kalkriese-varusschlacht.de. 

Kalkriese … the complete tour

This guided tour provides an overview of the Varus Battle and the archaeological research in Kalkriese. It includes a historical introduction, a visit to the exhibition as well as an explanation of the landscape and the concept of the park from the top of the tower.
Duration 90 minutes
Fees include admission to the permanent exhibition:
115.00 € per group (up to 10 persons)
11.50 € per person (more than 10 persons)

Kalkriese Comfort   

This guided tour is especially designed for senior guests. It includes an introduction (30 minutes – seated), combined with a 30-minute tour through the exhibition.
Duration 60 minutes
Fees include admission to the permanent exhibition:
115.00 € per group (up to 10 persons)
11.50 € per person (more than 10 persons)

Guided tour for families

This guided tour is suitable for all ages, e.g. families or clubs. The topics are presented in an appealing and interesting way for both children and adults.
Duration 90 minutes
Fees include admission to the permanent exhibition:   
115.00 € per group (up to 10 persons)
11.50 € per person (more than 10 persons)
Children up to 6 years of age: Free of charge   

Mystery night - guided tour in the park by torchlight  

This guided tour takes place at dusk. In the light of flambeaus the history of the Varus Battle and the landscape at the Kalkriese Hill create an extraordinary atmosphere.
Duration 60 minutes
Fees:
105.00 € per group (up to 10 persons)
10.50 € per person (more than 10 persons)

Cycling on Roman tracks  

This guided tour is recommended for groups of cyclists who want to discover the characteristics of the landscape. After the professional guided tour through the museum, the cycling tour will lead to the areas which played an important role in the discovery of the location of the Varus Battle in Kalkriese.
Total duration approx. 3 hours. This includes a 1 hour visit to the museum (approx. 1 ½  bike tour)
Length of the cycling tour 10 km (6.2 miles)
Level of difficulty: easy / medium (partly on unsurfaced ways)
Fees include admission to the permanent exhibition:
15,00 € per person (Guided tours – minimum of 15 persons)
(Bicycle rental on site)

Guided tour in a coach  

A visit to the museum and a professional guided tour in a coach are included in this programme. It is addressed to those groups of visitors who would like to discover the area by coach. We will provide information about the research in Kalkriese, show you the characteristic landscape of the region and various archaeological places of discovery. You will have the option to interrupt the coach tour for two short walks.
Total duration approx. 3 hours. This includes a 1 hour visit to the museum, 30 minutes free time and approx. 1 hour 15 minutes bus tour (without a break)
Fees include admission to the permanent exhibition:
15,00 € per person (Guided tours – minimum of 15 persons)