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State Museum of Prehistory


The State Museum of Saxony-Anhalt in Halle is known throughout the world as the home of the Nebra Sky Disc, but even without this spectacular find the museum would be outstanding. It is a part of the archaeological conservation service in Saxony-Anhalt and hosts one of the oldest, most extensive and most important archaeological collections in Germany.

An Archaeological Treasure Chamber

Get to know the State Museum for Prehistory in Halle, one of the most respected archaeological institutions in Central Europe and one of Germany’s oldest, largest and most important archaeological collections, in all its facets and have a look behind its scenes. To start the film, please click on the picture.
(Length: ca. 13 min.)


Nebra Ark Visitors' Centre

' Himmelswege' the tourist route in Saxony Anhalt


State Museum of Prehistory
Richard-Wagner-Strasse 9
06114 Halle (Saale)
Phone +49 (0) 345 5247-363
Fax +49 (0) 345 5247-351

Getting here - Arrival information

Opening hours

Tue - Fri: 9 am - 5 pm
Sat, Sun, Holidays: 10 am - 6 pm
Monday: by prior arrangement
Closed December 24 and 31

Entrance charges

Adults: 5 €
Reduced: 3 €
Children (6-14 years): 2.50 €
Groups (10 people or more): 3 € / person
School classes: 1 € / person
Families: 10 €
Annual tickets: 20 €; 40 € (families)
Audio guides: 2 € (available in English and French)

Cashless payment by Girocard is accepted (minimum: 5 €).

Visitor service/Guide tours/Reservations

Guided tours:
up to 15 people 45 €,
from 16 people upwards additionally 3 € / person
School classes: 1.50 € / person

+49 (0) 345 5247-361 or -465

Photography in the exhibition

In the permanent exhibition (with the exception of the Sky Disc room), photography and filming without flash and stand is permitted for non-commercial, private purposes. In the special exhibitions, photography and filming is not permitted. Any exceptions will be communicated accordingly.

Museum access for handicapped visitors

All areas of the museum are fully accessible for handicapped visitors. Our museum is entirely barrier-free. The side entrance of the museum in the Richard-Wagner-Strasse 9 is accessible for visitors with limited mobility. Two handicapped parking spaces are available behind the museum in the Mozartstraße, on both sides of the gate.

Information on special museum education programmes can be found here.

House rules

The house rules serve to make your visit to the museum as pleasant as possible. The rules of the house are binding for all visitors. By entering the museum building, you acknowledge our regulations and all other arrangements made to maintain operational safety.