The Neanderthal Discovery Site

Feldhofer Cave, where the remains of the original Neanderthal were discovered in 1856, was destroyed as a result of quarry work. After new excavations in 1997 and 2000, a park was created on the site of the world-famous discovery.

Rent a set of headphones in the museum and listen to enthralling stories about the history of the valley. The audioguide is included in the admission price for the museum.

The discovery site is approximately 400 metres from the museum.

Discovery Site Opening Hours:
March to October 10 am to 5 pm
November to February 10 am to 4 pm

Guided Tours of the Discovery Site

Book an exclusive guided tour of the Neanderthal discovery site.