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Museum of Prehistory Blaubeuren - urmu

in 89143 Blaubeuren, Swabian Mountains
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Central Museum of Ice Age in the heart of the world Heritage Caves and Ice Age Art of the Swabian Jura

At the heart of the town of Blaubeuren, in the old Holy-Spirit-Hospital, the Museum of Prehistory Blaubeuren (URMU) is situated.
Here, in the archeological Museum of the Paleolithic in Baden-Württemberg, history comes alive.
The most important archeological sites of the Paleolithic worldwide are only a short distance away from Blaubeuren. The UNESCO Worldheritage Caves and Ice Age Art of the Swabian Jura are the cradle of art and music.
Approximately 40 000 years ago, Ice Age families settled in this region. It is here where the first figurative artworks and the earliest musical instruments known to humankind were produced. They are testimony of the new self-awareness of Modern Man. The Original of the famous “Venus from Hohle Felsrdquo;, the earliest representation of a human are on display in the Museum as well as three of the oldest flutes worldwide and more unique Ice Age art.
Visitors gain insight into the way of living of Ice Age hunters. The Ice Age Art is thematically introduced in Treasure Chambers, which open an entirely new approach to this mystic Ice Age Art. The visitors can listen to sound examples of the Flutes.The Stone Age is experienceable with all senses at the “urmurdquo;.
Groups are offered a varied program to experience Ice Age.
The annual special exhibit illuminates an important topic from the field of Ice Age.

Further information

Museum/ exhibition

Groups of 12 to 75 Persons

Languages spoken: German, English, French

  • Suitable for coach groups
  • Handicapped accessible rooms
  • Suitable for pensioners
  • Possible exit / door in direct proximity

Group rates and conditions


Group rate: 3,00 to 3,00 € per person

Details concerning the service provider

Museum of Prehistory Blaubeuren - urmu

Kirchplatz 10
89143 Blaubeuren, Germany
07344 9669 90

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