Tuesday–Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (also on Mondays if it is a public holiday)
Because of the "Lila-Logistik-Charity-Bike-Cup" on 3rd October 2017 the museum and the Lauresham Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology are closed. Furthermore neither guided tours through the monastery grounds and the Lauresham Laboratory for Experimental Archaeology nor museum-educational programs can take place on this day.
Notes for visitors of the experimental archaeological open-air laboratory Freilichtlabor Lauresham
- Closed during winter, except for special events.
- Open during the season 2017 (26. March–29. October) for guided groups (min. 20 persons) after advance booking. Individual group tours are bookable via Tel. +49 (0)6251-51446 or e-mail buchung@DontReadMekloster-lorsch.de. Tours can be conducted in various languages.
- Individual visitors can join open guided tours without prior booking:
- Tuesday–Friday bi-hourly at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
- Saturday–Sunday hourly between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.
- For dog owners: With respect to the farm animals in Lauresham, dogs are not allowed in the open-air laboratory.
Nibelungenstraße 35 | 64653 Lorsch (pedestrian zone)
Im Klosterfeld 12-16 | 64653 Lorsch (pedestrian zone)
Custom group tours of the King's hall and the Museum centre, Freilichtlabor Lauresham and the Exhibition Depot Zehntscheune can be booked via Tel. 06251-51446 or info@DontReadMekloster-lorsch.de.
You can reach us via the motorways A 5 and A 67, and the federal highways B 3 (Bergstraße), B 47 (Nibelungenstraße) and B 460 (Siegfriedstraße).
Address for a GPS navigation system: Nibelungenstraße 13, Lorsch
Please note: The destination lies in a traffic-calmed zone.
Arriving at the train station, you will find signs directing you to the museum center (Museumszentrum) and the (abbey area) Klostergelände. Expect a walk of ca. 10 minutes.
At the crossing of Nibelungenstraße/Klosterstraße there are several parking spots for cars. Further spots are available at the Karolingerplatz, directly in front of the abbey wall (Klostermauer).
There are parking spots for travel coaches along the Odenwaldallee, cars are also allowed to park in the designated areas.