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Archaeologiepark Xanten

Wardter Strasse, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2801 9889251
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Awesome place!!

What a Find!!! Could have spent an entire day here, Very interesting & informative! Signs in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sally G
Scottsdale, Arizona
via mobile
Good experience

The weather was super-which helps- as there is a lot of walking. Very interesting history. Light... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“roman town” (6 reviews)
“large park” (4 reviews)
“roman empire” (5 reviews)
Wardter Strasse, 46509 Xanten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2801 9889251
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a Find!!! Could have spent an entire day here, Very interesting & informative! Signs in English & audio tour available but not necessary, great family place as well with lots of kid activities

Thank Sally G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather was super-which helps- as there is a lot of walking. Very interesting history. Light lunch not so great and taste of coffee at Museum/ windmill cafe not good. Museum itself was great. Ruin of Harbour temple attractive. Wear comfortable shoes for walking!

Thank margaret2710
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is fantastic with a very nice modern building and interesting artifacts including a boat and a large area of the bath ruins. The park itself is disappointing since the above ground items are all reconstructed but there are interesting items that have been...More

Thank poodle2000
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Xanten was the furthest most town on the Roman/Germanic borders of the Roman Empire. The town was aligned to a Roman fort guarding the frontier. The reconstruction is fascinating and well presented. It is well worth visiting.

Thank Morgan712
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Love this place , it has lot of culture near to Rine river.It has very nice open stadium. this place carries lot of history itself. love it.

Thank Pawan K
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Several entries available, is in fact a large park with very few things to see for adults. Quite some large walks to do between the different activities and buildings. Don't forget to have a piece of 1€ when visiting the museum as you need to...More

Thank Geert D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There is a lot to see, the park is large and there is information everywhere translated also in english. There is also a museum with great collection of artefacts and excavations.

Thank Yoana G
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The Romans were in the regions between 100 B.C. and the year 400. This fortress was lying at the Rhine river and was one of the largest fortresses. There must still be a thousand things under the grass. Several big objects have been rebuild using...More

Thank FrankXXX
Reviewed 7 December 2016

First one has to know that there are two entrences. One in the city and one at the old harbour. The parking space at the city side is filled quickly since from there its easy to take a stoll into the city also. The harbour...More

Thank Carin K
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I found this place by searching for nearby activities to Dusseldorf. Seeing the Roman ruins interested me. The museum was terrific. I have been to hundreds of museums (I've a masters in Art History) and this is a terrific museum. The curation is impeccable. You...More

Thank Frances W
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10 May 2016|
Response from Clive C | Reviewed this property |
Opening hours of the Park and LVR-RömerMuseum •March to October: daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. •November: daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m •December to February: daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed on 24, 25 and 31 December)