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We had a great time!

This was a really fun thing to do with the kids. We didn't plan our time wisely and the kids were... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2016
lofty5
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A dream come true for young paleontologists!

What an unusual attraction - this is a pile of rocks. The owner gives you a hammer, safety goggles... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2014
zenobianblue
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Turku, Finland
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Aug 20, 2016
“We had a great time!”
Jul 12, 2015
“If you like fossils, this place is awesome!”
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Hohenmirsberg, Pottenstein, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This was a really fun thing to do with the kids. We didn't plan our time wisely and the kids were starving shortly after we got there, so we didn't stay long. But next time we'll plan better so we can find more fossils. Thanks...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2015

Pro tips - this place has no signs or markings. Go thru Hohenmirsberg, heading north, and it's about 500m out of town. There is a large tower, maybe 30m high. Drive to the base of the tower and park. You'll see the tent where the...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

I went here with my husband and children aged 8, 6 and 4. We thought it was great! We took another reviewers directions and found it easily, note Pottenstein is about 10 mins drive away. We all found plenty of fossils and one particularly good...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2014

What an unusual attraction - this is a pile of rocks. The owner gives you a hammer, safety goggles, and a bucket and lets you "knock" for fossils to your heart's content. I was worried this would be like those "pan for gold" attractions and...More

3  Thank zenobianblue
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