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

Tagesticket:

  Erwachsene Ermäßigt Gruppe
(ab 12 Personen)
Gruppe
ermäßigt¹
(ab 12 Personen)
Minigruppe
(Familie)
Entdeckerwelten
Ausstellung / Studio
11 Euro 5 Euro 10 Euro 4 Euro 26 Euro
Entdeckerwelten
Sonderausstellung
7 Euro 4 Euro 6 Euro 3 Euro 17 Euro
Erlebniswelten
Science Dome1
6 Euro 4 Euro 5 Euro 3 Euro 15 Euro
experimenta-
Gesamtticket2
19 Euro 10 Euro 17 Euro 8 Euro 47 Euro

Special rates:

Landesfamilienpassinhaber (auf Nachweis)
freitags ab 14 Uhr Happy Hour (50% auf alle Tagestickets)
Best Ager (auf Nachweis Senioren/-innen-Pass)
freitags ab 14 Uhr Happy Hour (50% auf alle Tagestickets)

admission

Annual pass:

  Preis
Jahreskarte
Erwachsene
49 Euro
Jahreskarte
Ermässigt
25 Euro
Jahreskarte
Minigruppe
123 Euro
Schuljahres-
mitgliedschaft3
2 Euro

An annual pass includes all special exhibits as well as five visits to the Science Dome. It does not include Science Dome shows that fall into the category of Science Dome Specials or lab courses!

Due to the limited amount of space available in the Science Dome, visits cannot be guaranteed without prior reservation.

Labore

  Preis Gesamtpreis
inkl. e1:
Art der Anmeldung
Kindergarten / Vorschule
(ab 4 Jahre)
3 Euro 5 Euro Gruppenanmeldung
Primarstufe 4 Euro 8 Euro Gruppenanmeldung
Sekundarstufe 1 5 Euro 9 Euro Gruppenanmeldung
Sekundarstufe 2 8 Euro 12 Euro Gruppenanmeldung

CATEGORIES

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.

Ermäßigt

Kinder und Jugendliche von 3 bis 18 Jahren; auf Nachweis: Auszubildende, freiwilliges soziales Jahr, Wehrdienst bzw. Bundesfreiwilligendienst, Studierende, Menschen mit Handicap ab 50%, Sozialhilfeempfänger

Frei

Kinder bis einschließlich 2 Jahre; auf Nachweis: Lehrer/-innen (Schulbescheinigung), Erzieher/-innen (Kita-Bescheinigung), Geburtstagskinder, Begleitpersonen für Menschen mit Handicap, Busfahrer von Reisegruppen 

Minigruppen (Familien)

bis 5 Personen, davon max. 2 Erwachsene (eigene Kinder sind bei Überschreitung der Maximalanzahl inkludiert, „nicht eigene“ Kinder zahlen ein zusätzliches Ticket)

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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