Bad Marienberg

Event

Guided tour of the Basalt Park

An interesting insight into basalt mining in earlier times and exclusive guided tour of the basalt park.

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Brief description

An interesting insight into basalt mining in earlier times and exclusive guided tour of the basalt park.

Description

An interesting insight into basalt mining in earlier times.The basalt park is a recultivated quarry with an idyllic basalt lake. A circular trail with information boards provides information about the history of basalt mining in Bad Marienberg. The open-air museum provides interesting insights into the volcanic activity of the region some 25 million years ago. Here you can still clearly see the different types and crystallisation forms of the basalt can still be clearly seen.

Meeting point:
Information building in the Basalt Park
 
Cost of the guided tour:
4,00 € per person, free for guest card holders and children.

Admission to the basalt park is free of charge.

Information: Tourist Information, tel. 02661-7031 or by email to
touristinfo@badmarienberg.de

Contact and directions

Bismarckstraße 66
56470 Bad Marienberg