Find amazing fossils in our stone quarry at the worldfamous Lagerstätte Holzmaden.

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We reopen on Thursday, May 21st! A reservation is not necessary as there are no entrance restrictions.

PLEASE NOTE - These Corona prevention actions are mandatory during your visit:
1) Wearing a face mask when at least 6 years old - if you don't have one, masks can be purchased for 1€ per piece directly at our quarry.
2) Collecting your name, address, phone number and time of visit when entering the quarry .
3) Your visit will be limited 3 hours .
4) Wearing gloves during your visit is NOT mandatory, but highly recommended.
Our further actions don't require any preparation by your side. Our staff at the quarry will inform you about further rules like e.g. keeping distance to other visitors when you enter our quarry. We are looking forward to your visit!

Opening hours 2020

Closed until May 20th

May 21st to Oktober 31st:
Monday to Friday:
9 am to 5 pm
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays:
10 am to 5 pm 

November 1st to November 8th:
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 
10 am to 5 pm 

Outside of our opening hours, we may open for groups of more than 15 people on request. 

Entrance fee:

Adults  3,00€
Kids  2,00€

Tool renting

Hammer and chisel  1,50€
Hammer or chisel  1,00€

Map to our quarry to print out:


Schieferbruch Kromer
Owner: Ralf Kromer
73275 Ohmden