Current opening hours and useful information concerning our sights

Dear guests,

We would like to inform you about the Covid-related changed opening hours and special features of the sights in EdelSteinLand to be considered before visiting.

We try to be as up-to-date as possible, but can not guarantee 100% completeness. All information is based on our current knowledge and is constantly updated.

If you have any further questions, even about sights not listed here, please contact us or speak directly to the relevant sights and businesses. 

If you do not find an answer to your question here, please do not hesitate to contact us - by phone at 06781-64871 or by mail at

Please note:

- In Rhineland-Palatinate, the "2G+" system and new Covid traffic light - warning levels are currently in effect.

-In the indoor area of restaurants and tourist attractions, testing is always mandatory for all non-immunized persons, regardless of the respective warning level.

- In case of accommodation, a test is required upon arrival and thereafter every 72 hours during the stay.

   (Testing is not required for vaccinated/fully recovered individuals, children up to and including the age of 11, as well as schoolchildren. No testing required for accommodation in vacation apartments, private accommodation and on caravans/camping sites).

Current opening hours and special information of the sights in EdelSteinLand:

Guided tours in EdelSteinLand will take place again. Registration is required! This concerns among other things the Herrstein and Idar-Oberstein guided tours, the guided walk on the medieval path and also the city tour. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: Tel. 06785 79-1405 or

Herrenberg Visitor Mine: Registration required, by phone at 06544 - 9272 or 06544 - 286 or by e-mail at, guided tours take place at 11:30 am and 2 pm or by appointment. Masks compulsory on the entire premises. Food and beverages "to go" only, seating areas are closed.

German Gemstone Museum: Tuesday through Sunday and on holidays, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., masks required, no registration, maximum 80 persons, for inquiries call: 06781 900 980, for more information:

German Mineral Museum: open daily from 10am - 5pm, registration required, masks required, contact details. Further information:

Edelstein-Erlebniswelt: Weekdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed on Sundays. Wearing a medical face mask or FFP2 (or equivalent) mask is mandatory. No registration. Inquiries under: 06781-2050. 

Prospecting Gemstone Adventure World: weekdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. 

Gemstone Mines Steinkaulenberg: open daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. (last tour 4 p.m.). Registration in advance is required - by phone 06781/47400 or by mail Masks mandatory on the entire premises. Contact details, Further information:

Gemstone Camp Steinkaulenberg: The above measures also apply to the gemstone camp and prospecting field. Max. Group size here 15 persons.

Fossil Museum Bundenbach: Registration required: by phone at 06544 - 9272 or 06544 - 286 or by e-mail at, masks required throughout the site. No compulsory testing.

Goldbach's Wines and Stones: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2 - 6 pm, weekends and holidays 10 am - 6 pm and by appointment. Mask requirement & contact information collection. More information:

Historic Biehl Water Grinding Shop: tours by appointment only. Possible daily 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., closed from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Wednesday day off (except vacations and vacations), mask mandatory (OP or FFP2), contact record, registration requested in advance, call: 06786-1505,

Historic Weiherschleife: closed 2021. More information:

Weiherschleife prospecting site: closed 2021.

Jakob Bengel Industrial Monument: Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., last guided tour at 3:30 p.m. Minimum distance and medical mouth protection, FFP2 (or equivalent) required. Registration in advance is required - phone 06781/27030 or email Contact information will be recorded for possible follow-up. Tours take place in small groups. Further information:

Altburg Celtic settlement: guided tours take place every hour on the hour between 11:00 and 16:00. Registration required: by phone at 06544 - 9272 or 06544 - 286 or by email at, masks required throughout the site. 

Fischbach copper mine: Daily 10 am - 5 pm. Guided tours take place for the time being only at 10:15, 12:15, 14:15 and at 16:15. Registration is not required but recommended - call 06784/2304 or email No testing required. A medical mask requirement applies throughout the site - even during the tour!!! Contact details will be noted. The barrier-free Erbstollen remains closed until further notice. Further information:

Oberstein Castle: Tuesday - Sunday 11:00 to 17:00. Masks required, data collection, maximum of 30 people allowed in the castle at one time. Further information:

Juchem Quarry: Mineral hunting is not possible until further notice. Further information:

Sternenland: Open from Monday - Friday: 14.00 to 19.00, Saturday - Sunday, as well as vacations and vacations in RLP: 10.00 to 14.00 and 15.00 to 19.00, entrance fees due to the currently tightened hygiene measures: 8.00 € Age-independent, per time zone. Pre-registration required by phone: 06784-900555,,

WaterKnowledgeWork: Wednesday - Sunday 10:00 to 17:00. Appointment reservation in advance is not required. Contact registration via form or Luca app. More information:

Wildenburg Wildlife Refuge: Daily 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; no advance reservations required. Masks are required in the ticket office and kiosk area. The maximum number of visitors is limited. Commented feedings will not take place for the time being. Wolf tours and photo workshops will again take place; registration is required for these. Further information:

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