Fossils in the Altmühltal Nature Park
The Altmühltal Nature Park is a perfect place for searching for fossils. Some of its stone quarries are accessible to the public. You will also get to know the fascinating dinosaur world in the interesting museums of the region. Here you will “make acquaintance” of the famous Archaeopteryx fossil, the link in the evolutionary chain that connects reptiles to birds!
Dinosaurs in the Wood
At the “Dinosaurier Museum Altmühltal” you will come face-to-face with life-sized reconstructions of the primeval giants.
Treasure hunting in stone quarries
Ammonites and other fossils hidden among limestone slabs are waiting only to be uncovered!
“Stars” among the region’s fossils
The “primeval bird” Archaeopteryx, small predatory dinosaurs and other extraordinary finds from the Altmühltal Nature Park.
Fossils at the Museum
The museums of the region are like an open window on the Jurassic world.