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LVR Archaeological Park Xanten

The Archeological Park Xanten is one of the highlights of your short trip to the Ruhr: The Open Air Museum show the life of the ancient Romans by the Rhine.

Have you always wanted to wander through a Roman settlement with the whole family, without having to leave the Ruhr Area? The LVR Archeological Park in Xanten makes it possible. In the extensive green landscape of the park, the remains of the Colonia Ulpia Traiana invite you to a relaxing outing in the ancient world.

Imposing reconstructions of buildings such as the amphitheatre and the harbour temple give an impression of everyday life in the Roman provinces. In the world of Roman games, visitors large and small can dive into the playhouse and the wooden adventure playground. And afterwards, you can satisfy your hunger in the Roman restaurant, where dishes are prepared according to ancient recipes.

Further information

LVR-Archäologischer Park Xanten

Am Rheintor (former "Wardter Straße")
46509 Xanten

Visitor service Xanten
Tel.: +49 (0)2801 988 9213
Fax: +49 (0)2801 988 9215
E-Mail: xanten(at)kulturinfo-rheinland.de

Opening hours:
March - October: daily 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
November: daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
December - February: daily 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed on December 24, 25 and 31; opened on New Year's Day

Entrance fees:
Adults 9 €
Children up to the age of 18 have free entrance
Disabled people 6 €
Students and trainees 6 €