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Saalburg Roman Castle and Archeology Park

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Reconstructed Roman fort and archaeological museum
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Saalburg Weg 1 | Archaologischer Park, 61350 Bad Homburg, Hesse, Germany
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+49 6175 93740
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great museum, greatly improved and expanded in the twenty years since I was last there. It gives a good history of the extent of the Roman Empire on this northernmost line. The Romans were held at bey by the ferocious Germanic tribes of...More

Thank peggykass2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I attended a concert performed by the Hessen Youth Orchestra, organised by the Rotary Club. A superb setting for a wonderful concert.

Thank Drehort
Reviewed 1 week ago

A 19th century reconstruction of PARTS of a Roman fort - the actual reconstructed interiors are limited to a part of the HQ with the shrine for the standards. Some of the buildings are more recent or used as toilets / cafe. There is a...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed seeing some of the roman historic things, and some of the excibitions were wuite good, but the place lacks energy and enthusiasm. We strolled around the area and that was nice. With very little imagination, this could be excellent, but it really...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

If you like Roman history, it is the perfect place. The rebuilding is very well done.Also perfect with children.

Thank beaux_retour
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Saalburg is a perfect rebuild of a roman castle.While you are walking through the place, you will learn a lot about the living of the romans.The little restaurant offers some meals prepared in an ancient, roman style.

Thank barbara s
Reviewed June 6, 2018

If you are interested in history and especially Roman history than this is one of the most interesting places to visit in Hesse. The big openair museum offers for any age a great experience back in time. The buildings that were rebuilt together with the...More

Thank Willem-Jan v
Reviewed May 25, 2018

We were able to travel by bus from Bad Homburg as we were car-less on this trip. Worth a visit to see a reconstruction of a Roman fort rather than a few stones in the ground. Conversely, in the German manner, it was perhaps soemtimes...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Have to say anytime anyone visited us in Frankfurt am Main, this was one of the many directions I sent people. Great location, interesting exhibits.

Thank David F
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

We went with a couple of friends with a small kid. The place is pretty nice, lots of things to see. My friends told me they periodically hold events of archery and others. The restaurant inside is pretty interesting. I recommend.

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