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Speyer: Technik Museum Speyer Ticket with an IMAX Dome Film

Speyer: Technik Museum Speyer Ticket with an IMAX Dome Film

Enter a Submarine, visit the Space Shuttle Buran, and trace the history of technology with this ticket to the Technik Museum in Speyer. Experience a 22.000 Watt, 6-channel sound system, and a dome-projection area of 1000 square meters with the included IMAX Dome theater ticket.  Explore technology from the underwater world to space. Find out what the inside of a submarine looks like and what a sea cruiser needs to operate. Learn about how big a Jumbo Jet really is. Hear what the world's largest organ sounds. Uncover how a Chinese steam locomotive ended up in Speyer and discover the story of the Space Shuttle Buran. Alongside Europe's largest aerospace and naval exhibition, see a variety of aircrafts, classic vintage cars, racing and classic motorcycles, historic fire engines, and steam locomotives.  View exhibits with mechanical instruments, rare items and vingate fashions. Every year in May, the museum comes to life with a Brazzeltag event where you can see vehicles with tremendous cylinder capacity, horsepower giants, and curiosities that can be experienced live. After visiting the museum, check out your choice of documentary film with the included IMAX Dome tickets. The gigantic screen, the unique sound-system, and the brilliant picture quality of IMAX guarantee a movie experience beyond description. 

Sea Life Speyer Ticket

Sea Life Speyer Ticket

Visit Sea Life Speyer and discover a fascinating underwater world. Get to know turtles, octopods, sharks, rays, jellyfish, and a variety of other kinds of fish on your journey from Lake Constance to the tropical ocean. Discover the local waters of the Loreley Rock, the North Sea, and the exotic Amazon and find yourself face to face with dazzling sea creatures in more than 40 lifelike aquariums. The impressive glass tunnel leads directly through the largest tank, where the green sea turtle 'Marty' and two majestic nurse sharks are waiting to be visited. Enjoy a wonderful all-round view of the magnificent coral reef, which is constantly growing and is inhabited by hundreds of fascinating tropical fish, such as the cute clown fish. You’ll also learn about the endangerment of species and the important protection of their habitats. In the outdoor area, you can admire the endangered European pond turtles – also called ‘Emys’ which are part of a ‘Breed, rescue, protect’ project. The emys are the only native turtle species in Germany and are raised by SEA LIFE aquarists until they can be reintroduced into the local waters. Further highlights are the daily feedings, which often can get wild. What is the ray's favourite food, and what do sharks prefer to eat? Find out!

Speyer: Cathedral tower climb and emperorʼs hall

Speyer: Cathedral tower climb and emperorʼs hall

Speyer Cathedral is one of the most important buildings of medieval Germany. Built throughout the 11th century it is the burial place of 11 german emperors, empresses and kings and the largest existing romanesque church worldwide. Starting at the entrance hall climb 90 steps to the Emperorʼs Hall and watch the giant frescoes of Johann Baptist Schraudolph painted in the 19th century inside the cathedral. From there another 200 steps take you to the observation platform which offers you amazing views on one of the oldest towns in Germany and the upper Rhine valley.

Speyer: Self-Guided Outdoor Escape Game

Speyer: Self-Guided Outdoor Escape Game

Experience a unique outdoor escape game right on your smartphone. Take on the role of a profiler who travels back in time to solve a tricky case. Complex challenges await you in this adventure that will lead you deeper and deeper into the swamp of organized crime. The puzzles are location independent, so you can look forward to tricky and exciting tasks. But after each level, you'll learn interesting facts about the environment around you. While solving the puzzles of this thrilling case, you'll wander past some of Speyer's most fascinating sights. Grab your smartphones and head to the starting point to get started. Whether you work together as a team or split into smaller groups and teams, you can expect an exciting walk with breathtaking sights and relaxing breaks. Solve tricky puzzles, combine clues, discover surprising facts about each location, and enjoy the freedom to walk at your own pace. This game is ideal for escape game enthusiasts and puzzle fans who are looking for a challenging challenge for their group and don't want to miss out on the city's interesting locations.

Speyer: Cathedral, Old Town and Jewish Heritage

Speyer: Cathedral, Old Town and Jewish Heritage

Welcome to Speyer, a beautiful city located in southwestern Germany, where history, culture, and tradition meet. With its stunning architecture, rich heritage, and modern attractions, Speyer is an ideal destination for a city tour. Our city tour takes you through the heart of Speyer, providing you with a glimpse of the city's vibrant culture, stunning architecture, and historical significance. During the tour, you will visit some of the most iconic landmarks and attractions that Speyer has to offer. One of the must-see places on the tour is the Speyer Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the largest Romanesque cathedrals in the world. Marvel at its stunning architecture, intricate design, and rich history (exterior visit only). The tour also takes you to the Old Gate, a historic landmark that dates back to the 13th century. The Old Gate is one of the few remaining city gates that once surrounded Speyer, and it provides an excellent example of the city's medieval architecture. Speyer is famous for its Jewish Heritage. It was one of the most important jewish communities in Europe in the 11th century. As you explore the city, your guide will also take you to some of the lesser-known hidden gems, such as the Holy Trinity Church and the Fishmarket. These hidden treasures are a testament to Speyer's unique blend of old and new. Overall, the city tour of Speyer provides an excellent opportunity to explore the city's rich history, culture, and traditions. With its stunning architecture, cultural landmarks, and modern attractions, Speyer is an ideal destination for a memorable city tour. So book your tour today and discover the beauty of Speyer!

Teambuilding Rally in Heidelberg, Mannheim, Speyer

Teambuilding Rally in Heidelberg, Mannheim, Speyer

Our action-packed “City Rally” combines the ingredients of a photo-rally and elements of classic teambuilding to an exciting event. At historic and touristic relevant places, the teams have to solve different team challenges as for example photo tasks as well as creative tasks, which can only be solved with team spirit and by using their brains. And of course, the participants also get to know the city and its historic sights in an amusing way. After the participants are divided into teams, the tasks and the „package” will be handed out. The teams now begin their hunt through the city of your choice. They have to find by means of photos, enigmas, and questions their way through the city´s history. We will lead you to romantic and beautiful places, searching for the sights and the ultimate challenge. The players use the navigation apps of their smartphones supporting them to navigate and to solve the tasks. The rally is constructed in a way that the teams first of all have to develop within their team the most effective strategy to earn the most possible points in a given time. So there is not a given sequence for solving the tasks. Our team challenges and city rallies are “real rallies” with team and creative tasks. Your game leader is “live” on site and “doesn’t” order you around online via WhatsApp! You have to move for real. Smartphones are only needed to assist with navigation and to solve photo or video challenges. We are happy to incorporate culinary challenges, codebreaker tasks, historical figures, beer or wine tasks, etc. You freely determine the duration, the start and end points and are not tied to programmed fixed points. You use your own smartphones and the usual software, so no downloads or uploads are necessary. In short: data, movement patterns, images and videos remain on your devices and are only controlled by the game master. Our challenges and city rallies are: Individually We will discuss with you the starting and finishing points as well as the duration of the challenge and find the optimal solution for your day and your budget! Have you prepared something yourself? We integrate your challenges into the process. Our game leader is on site, instructs you in the challenge, gives you tips and help before you start, checks everything at the end and presents you with your score. Interactive Dull running and checking off was a thing of the past! There is no predetermined route! You develop the optimal solution strategy for you during the game and find your own way. You determine the pace, type and quantity of the challenges. Data secure You use your own smartphones to support and navigate the solution. So photos, routes, movement patterns, etc. remain on your devices/accounts. Live and in color You don't play around on a tablet or phone, but solve real tasks, use a road book and everything happens in real life, live and in color. The city is the playing field!

Speyer: Group Tour with the Night Watchman

Speyer: Group Tour with the Night Watchman

The night watchman of Speyerer Stadtwache takes you to places and events that you would never have heard of otherwise. Shameful murderers, dissolute monks, and terrible hustlers once unleashed their mischief in this medieval city, and many a picturesque alley has kept a terrible secret for centuries. During your ramble through Speyer, you will have to strengthen your nerves for this nocturnal experience. Nevertheless, you should not be fooled by the guard, and always keep in mind that the night watchman has a loose shame and one or two of the stories are definitely lies. Enjoy a night out in the medieval old town. Visit the Cathedrals park, see the remains of the medieval city wall and monasteries, and the Jewish synagogue. Pass by the famous historic city gate, Altpörtel, and the historic quarter of Speyer. Learn about history, legends and myths Speyer was founded by the Romans and is one of Germany's oldest cities. The first known names were Noviomagus and Civitas Nemetum. Around the year 500 the name Spira first appeared in written documents. Speyer is dominated by the Speyer Cathedral, a number of churches and the Altpörtel, old gate. In the cathedral, beneath the high altar, are the tombs of eight Holy Roman emperors and German kings. The imperial Cathedral of Speyer, is one of the largest and most significant Romanesque edifices in Germany.

Speyer Private Guided Walking Tour

Speyer Private Guided Walking Tour

On the left bank of the Rhine lies the former imperial city of Speyer, a picturesque place that lures many tourists – especially history buffs. Founded by the Romans, it is one of Germany’s oldest cities. From afar it is already recognizable by the impressive silhouette of its four-towered two-domed Romanesque cathedral, the Speyerer Dom, the burial site of Salian, Staufer and Habsburg kings and emperors. It is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Not to miss as well is the Jewish Courtyard, at the centre of the Jewish quarter, one of the oldest Jewish baths of this type in Germany, and is richly decorated with Romanesque ornamentation. During the Middle Ages, Speyer was home to one of the greatest Jewish communities in Northern Europe. Located in a wine-growing region, Speyer also is the birthplace of Pinot Gris (Grauburgunder in German). Speyer is always worth a visit, so, don’t miss the chance to discover all its highlights in a walking tour where you will learn more about this charming city.

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Overall rating

4.4
(33 reviews)

We really enjoyed it. There were interesting vehicles on display. The most exciting were of course the airplanes. I would have liked to see more of the former GDR's product range. The film in IMAX was also very exciting. The restaurant also served very good food.

Perhaps it would be better if Sinsheim had a purely ground-based equipment museum, and Speyer had an aviation and astronautics museum.

Would have preferred more descriptions in English, particularly for the IMAX- headphones or subtitles

Great museum! with a lot of exhibits. Plan a little more time. Clear recommendation.

Good combination.. and entertainment for the grandchildren