Opening hours, admission & directions

    INFORMATION
    FOR VISITORS

Opening hours

RESEARCH AND EXPERIENCE WORLDS
(e1)

Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Weekends and public holidays: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Discovery Worlds
(e2 / only registered groups)

Monday to Friday (school days): 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
School holidays, weekends, public holidays: varying according to offers

Forum

The forum is maintained during the following times:

Monday to Friday: 1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Weekends and public holidays: 2:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Maker Space

Tuesday to Saturday: 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
(also during holidays and public holidays)

Please note deviating opening hours at our special events.

Closing days new building (e1) and existing building (e2):
December 24th / December 25th / December 31st and January 1st.
On the first three school days after the summer holidays in Baden-Württemberg is also closed.

The house rules of the experimenta can be found here: Hausordnung.pdf

admission

Day ticket:

  Adult discounted Group
(12 or more)
Group
discounted¹
(12 or more)
Small group
(Families)
Discovery World
Exhibition / Studio
11 Euro 5 Euro 10 Euro 4 Euro 26 Euro
Discovery Worlds
Special Exhibition
7 Euro 4 Euro 6 Euro 3 Euro 17 Euro
Experience Worlds
Science Dome1
6 Euro 4 Euro 5 Euro 3 Euro 15 Euro
experimenta-
Combo-Ticket2
19 Euro 10 Euro 17 Euro 8 Euro 47 Euro

Special rates:

State family pass holders & Best Agers (with valid identification)
Fridays after 2:00 p.m. Happy Hour (50% on all day tickets)

Annual pass:

  Price
Adult 49 Euro
Discounted 25 Euro
Small group (family) 123 Euro
Annual pass
for schools3
2 Euro

Notice

  • An annual pass includes five visits to the Science Dome. Exceptions to this are Science Dome shows in the category Science Dome Specials.
  • Due to the limited amount of space available in the Science Dome, visits cannot be guaranteed without prior reservation.
  • Vouchers for visiting experimenta can be ordered by phone at +49 (0) 7131 88795-0

Laboratory

  Price Total Price
incl. e1:
Registration type
Kindergarten / Pre School
(from 4 years)
3 Euro 5 Euro group registration
Primary 4 Euro 8 Euro group registration
Secondary 1 5 Euro 9 Euro group registration
Secondary 1 8 Euro 12 Euro group registration

CATEGORIES

Discounted admission
children and teens from 3 to 18 years of age; with valid identification: Apprentices, young adults participating in National Voluntary Work Programs, military personnel, young adults participating in Federal Volunteer Service programs, university students, individuals with a disability of 50% or more, social welfare recipients
Free admission
children up to 2 years of age; with valid identification: teachers (proof from school), kindergarten teachers (proof from kindergarten), birthday children, people accompanying disabled individuals, bus drivers of tour groups
Small groups (Family)
up to 5 people, max. 2 adults (own children are included if the maximum number is exceeded; an additional ticket must be purchased for other children)

1 Special rates apply for Science Dome Specials
2 includes exhibit / studio, special exhibit, science stage, observatory
3 valid exclusively for schools and kindergartens, per child or pupil (laboratory visit not included)

All prices include VAT. The experimenta gGmbH General Terms and Conditions that apply to visits at the experimenta science center can be found here.

Gastronomy

In the restaurant in the experimenta all visitors are welcome! Here you will find a wide selection of freshly prepared dishes (salad, pasta, pinsa or burgers etc.)

Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Weekends and public holidays: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Hot food from 11:30 a.m.

Contact person for event requests, group inquiries or reservations:
Schwarz Restaurantbetriebe GmbH & Co. KG:
+49 (0)7132-30771230 or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Getting here

Parking structure address:
Bahnhofstraße 6, 74072 Heilbronn 
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By car:
If you arrive by car, you can park in the "City Parkhaus experimenta". For visitors of the experimenta the discounted daily tariff costs 5 Euro. The parking ticket must be validated at the ticket office of the experimenta and is valid until 30 minutes after leaving the experimenta.

The parking garage is not operated by the experimenta but by Schwarz Campus Service. For questions and suggestions, please contact us by phone +49 (0) 7132 30787-350 or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Further parking garages and public parking lots around the experimenta can be found on the website of the city of Heilbronn.  

From the A6:
Take exit 37 Heilbronn/Neckarsulm and drive towards Heilbronn-Zentrum (city center).

From the A81:
Take exit 11 Heilbronn/Untergruppenback and follow the L1111 to Heilbronn.

By public transport:
If arriving by train, disembark at the main train station (Hauptbahnhof) in Heilbronn. Get off at "Kurt-Schumacher-Platz" if taking the tram.

It is about a 7-minute walk from Hauptbahnhof Heilbronn to the experimenta.

Directions to the administration building

Adress
Bildungscampus 3, Mannheimer Straße 12
74076 Heilbronn

Navigation system address:
Dammstraße 1, 74076 Heilbronn
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