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The Various Guided Tours

New permanent exhibition about the Varus Battle

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. 45 min.) take place in the Museum, on the tower and in the Park. Guided tours can only be carried out by museum personnel.

 

1. 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: 
105.00 € per group (up to 10 persons)
10.50 € per person (up to 35 persons)
9.50 € per person (more than 35 persons) 

 

2. Guided tour through the new exhibition  

 

Since 1989 archaeologists and scientists have been examining the antique battle area. For the first time the exhibition presents a comprehensive review of the scientific results and the most important finds of the excavations at Kalkriese.
Duration 45 minutes
Fees include admission to the permanent exhibition: 
90.00 € per group (up to 10 persons)
9.00 € per person (up to 35 persons)
8.00 € per person (more than 35 persons)


3. 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: 
95.00 € per group (up to 10 persons)
9.50 € per person (up to 35 persons)
8.50 € per person (more than 35 persons)  
  

4. 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:   
105.00 € per group (up to 10 persons)
10.50 € per adult, 7.00 € per child aged 7-16 (up to 35 persons)
Children up to 6 years of age: Free of charge   

 

5. 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:
95.00 € per group (up to 10 persons)
9.50 € per person (up to 35 persons)
8.50 € per person (more than 35 persons)  

 

6. 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 (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: 
10.50 € per person (up to 20 persons) (Guided tours - minimum of 10 persons) 

 

7. 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: 10.50 € per person

  


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