Opening hours, admission & directions

    INFORMATION
    FOR VISITORS

Opening hours

Currently the experimenta is open with a limited offer.

Please note that the information provided here is currently not fully valid. he currently valid information can be found on this page: www.experimenta.science/aktuell

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

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

Currently the experimenta is open with a limited offer.

Please note that the information provided here is currently not fully valid. he currently valid information can be found on this page: www.experimenta.science/aktuell

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:

Happy hour (2 hours before closing)
50% on day tickets for exhibition / studios from Monday to Friday (including public holidays and during school holidays in Baden-Württemberg) and on the experimenta season nights; Can not be combined with other discount offers

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 adolescents from 3 to 18 years; Upon proof: trainees, voluntary social year, military service or federal voluntary service, students, family passport holders, people with disabilities from 50%, 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 exhibition / studio, special exhibition, experimental theater, observatory and a science dome show (only bookable if shows / special exhibitions are shown.)
3 applies only to schools per 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.

Currently the experimenta is open with a limited offer.

Please note that the information provided here is currently not fully valid. he currently valid information can be found on this page: www.experimenta.science/aktuell

Gastronomy

In the restaurant in the experimenta all visitors are welcome! Here you will find a wide selection of freshly prepared dishes.

Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Weekends and public holidays: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Breakfast
Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Weekends and public holidays: 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Hot food from 11:30 a.m.


Contact person for the restaurant:
Schwarz Restaurantbetriebe GmbH & Co. KG:
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Group tours

A group visit to the experimenta is worthwhile! We offer some great services to round off your stay with us in our house:

  • Free bus parking next to the experimenta parking garage
  • Individual welcome and introduction to the experimenta
  • Free admission for bus drivers;
    free entry for guides for groups of 20 or more
  • Attractive group prices from 12 persons
  • In-house gastronomy
  • Exclusive group offers such as "a look behind the scenes".

Contact person for group tours:
Visitor service of the experimenta
E-Mail: 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 3 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.

By coach:
The bus parking spaces are located directly next to the experimenta parking garage. Parking tickets are only available for registered groups. They can be picked up by the bus driver at the experimenta cash desk upon arrival.

Directions to the administration building

Adress
Bildungscampus 3, Mannheimer Straße 12
74076 Heilbronn

Navigation system address:
Dammstraße 1, 74076 Heilbronn
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