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The Lava-Dome

While staying in the area we took a trip to the town of Mendig. There we visited the Lava-Dome. It... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Ron B
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I was alone to visit the lava dome and I made the underground program in the lava basement which... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Zoltán B
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

While staying in the area we took a trip to the town of Mendig. There we visited the Lava-Dome. It is something you need to see. We went some 30 to 35 meter underground to see what was left to a volcano eruption. The temperature...More

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Our experience was a very mixed bag. We started with the Lavakeller, which seemed to be a nice trip underground. However, the tour was only in German, and although I speak some German (and my native language Dutch is pretty close to German) the tourguide...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and unique! Great! Even for young kids. The entire area is full of ancient geology.

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

I was alone to visit the lava dome and I made the underground program in the lava basement which was very nice and interesting. The guide was very friendly and the group also. The single thing what I did not enjoy it was that in...More

Thank Zoltán B
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A really informative museum which kept the attention of all our party, from 7 to 70 years old ! We also had the mine visit - we knew that the visit was only in German, but it would be much appreciated if you could provide...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent visit. Do take something warm for the trip to the basalt caves but don't worry if you forget as along with a hard hat you are given a waterproof jacket. Sensible shoes are best. The tour is in German but if you have been...More

Thank Beate D
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We are a normal family of 4 persons and were going to explore the "Eifel" Area with all the Vulcans and Geysers in a small area. This Museum were very informative and were made with nice 3D storytelling about the history of the Vulcans and...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 28 August 2013

Lava Dome museum was great for the kids (light show recreating a volcanic eruption, pretend news bulletin, rocks to touch with info about 4 eruptions and lots of scientific hands-on models) and informative for the adults. Then we took the guided tour into the old...More

Thank RiddiSue
Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

I enjoyed this museum. The museum itself has some really well done exhibits about the local volcano and what would happen when it explodes. You don't need a lot of time to go through- maybe 30 minutes max. The cave is what's really cool!! The...More

Thank Justis11
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Relative expensive and quite long if you want to do (or see) everything. In my opinion a bit too much of the good thing.

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