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Playground

In 2020 newly built children's playground on the theme of the Stone Age

The name of the playground says it all: the topic "Stone Age and Neanderthals" can be discovered in many corners in a playful way. Archaeological finds, such as lances and javelins, were taken up and interpreted in the design of the play area: a small watercourse with a mud area, a climbing opportunity made of “driftwood” and a stone slide were created for younger children. A "Stoßlanceturm", which is the highlight of the Stone Age playground with a height of up to eight meters, can be seen from afar.
In the center of the oversized lances, nets stretch across four levels. The ascent is a challenge for younger children, but courage is rewarded with a descent down a tube slide. In addition, a "throwing javelin forest" as a hanging construction, a climbing rock and a double swing and exchange swing in a primeval look complete the range of games.

All of this is due to the newly created and renatured confluence of the Düssel and Mettmanner Bach within throwing distance of the Ice Age game reserve and Neanderthal Museum.

Good to know

Opening hours

open all year round

General Information

  • Parking lots available

  • Bus stop available

fitness

  • for families

foreign languages

German

Other equipment/furnishings

  • Children's playground (outdoor)

Payment options

Eintritt frei

Hygiene and infection control measures

The current hygiene and infection protection measures of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia apply.

Arrival & Parking

Arrival Date
From the south on the A3 northbound, exit at the Hilden junction. Follow the signs to Hochdahl/Erkrath/Mettmann.

Coming from the north on the A3 heading south, take the Mettmann exit. Follow the B7 "Südring" and exit at Talstraße "Neandertal". Follow Talstraße to the right.

Parking
Public parking spaces are located opposite the museum.

author

Office for Culture and Tourism

Düsseldorfer Strasse 26
40822 Mettmann

0049 2104 99-0

Organization

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stone age playground

Neanderthal 1
40699 Erkrath - (across from the Neanderthal Museum)

https://www.neanderthal.de/de/steinzeitspielplatz.html

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