Welcome to the Neander Valley

We look forward to seeing you.

Our Youngest

Kina has only recently joined us.

Opening Hours

Museum

Tuesday to Sunday
10 am–6 pm

Mondays
The museum is closed.

Discovery Site

November to February
10 am–4 pm

March to October
10 am–5 pm

Opening Hours on Public Holidays

On the following days the museum is open from 10 am to 6 pm:

Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, 1st May, Ascension Day, Whit Sunday and Whit Monday, Feast of Corpus Christi, German Unity Day (October 3rd), All Saint's Day, and Boxing Day (December 26th). 

The museum is closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve.
On New Year's Day the museum is open from 1 pm to 6 pm.

Admission Prices

Permanent Exhibition inc. Audioguide

9.00 Adults

  • Children (6 to 16 years) € 5.00
  • Mini-Ticket (4 to 5 years) € 4.00
  • Families (min. 1 child 4 to 16 years) –20%
  • Students (with valid ID) € 6.00
  • Visitors with disabilities (with valid ID) € 6.00
  • Adult groups (Booking required) € 8.00
  • School groups, Children's groups (Booking required) € 4.00
  • Preschool groups (Booking required) € 3.50
Purchase a permanent exhibition ticket online

Combi (Permanent & Special Exhibitions) inc. Audioguide

11.00 Adults

  • Children (6 to 16 years) € 6.50
  • Mini-Ticket (4 to 5 years) € 5.00
  • Families (min. 1 child 4 to 16 years) –20%
  • Students (with valid ID) € 8.00
  • Visitors with disabilities (with valid ID) € 8.00
  • Adult groups (Booking required) € 10.00
  • School groups, Children's groups (Booking required) € 5.00
  • Preschool groups (Booking required) € 4.00
Purchase a Combi-Ticket online

Special Exhibition

7.00 Adults

  • Children (6 to 16 years) € 3.50
  • Mini-Ticket (4 to 5 years) € 3.00
  • Families (min. 1 child 4 to 16 years) –20%
  • Students (with valid ID) € 4.00
  • Visitors with disabilities (with valid ID) € 4.00
  • Adult groups (Booking required) € 6.00
  • School groups, Children's groups (Booking required) € 3.00
  • Preschool groups (Booking required) € 2.50
Purchase a special exhibition ticket online

Family Discount –20%

For families with at least one adult and a minimum of 1 child between 4 and 16 years.

DoggyDay

On the first Friday of every month, from 2 pm, dogs may be taken into the museum for € 2.00 each in addition to the admission price of the owner.

Online Tickets

  • No waiting time at the ticket counter – priority admission on weekends, during North Rhine-Westphalia school holidays, and on public holidays
  • The Perfect Gift: a ticket or a Yearly Pass to the Neanderthal Museum
  • Tickets can be easily and conveniently printed at home

All tickets are valid for one year from the date of purchase. A ticket will issued at the ticket counter upon presentation of a Yearly Pass.

All tickets can be purchased online at www.westticket.de – Prices do not include booking fees.

Yearly Pass - Adults

Combi-Ticket for the Permanent Exhibition and Special Exhibitions · € 25.00

Yearly Pass - Families

Combi-Ticket for the Permanent Exhibition and Special Exhibitions · € 45.00

Neanderthal Society

Combi-Ticket · € 0.00 for members of the Neanderthal Society

Deutsche Bahn Combi-Ticket

The museum, in partnership with Deutsche Bahn, offers a combined train and museum ticket for individuals and groups of up to 5 people. Available at all Deutsche Bahn ticket machines in North Rhine-Westphalia!

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