This is where you will find what is going on at the archeoParc and when. Please note that some activities take place daily others only on single days. We reserve the right to make changes in the program without notice. For example, the archery range and the canoes stop will be closed in the event of inclement weather.

You want to participate on the daily acivities in group? Read here how to manage it: Useful information for groups.

Daily

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Making fire like Ötzi in the Villandershouse
A museum educator shows how Ötzi made fire with the assistance of pyrite, flint, and tinder fungus.

no reservation required | included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 20 min

Daily | 11:30-16:30    Sprache_mehr_48x31pixel_72dpi04 plus_17x13pixel_72dpiErwachseneKind_20x13pixel_72dpiMitmachen_17x13pixel_72dpi
Baking bread over the camp fire
Ötzi and his contemporaries ate small flatbreads. They were baked in a small domed oven made of clay.  A copy of such an over has been built at the archeoParc. We wind the dough around a stick and then bake the bread over the hot coals.

no reservation required | begins several times a day | included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 20 min

Daily | 11:30-16:30 Sprache_mehr_48x31pixel_72dpi04 plus_17x13pixel_72dpiErwachseneKind_20x13pixel_72dpiMitmachen_17x13pixel_72dpi
Grinding Flour on the Copper Age Stone Mill
We humans have been cultivating grain in Europe for six thousand years. Ötzi himself ate barley at one of his last meals. We grind wheat kernels into flour on a Copper Age stone mill.

no reservation required | begins several times a day | included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 10 min

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Bow and Arrow on the Archery Range
On the archery range we try to shoot with a wooden longbow similar to the one found with Ötzi. After a short introduction by our museum educators we draw the bow and aim on the targets and animals in 3D.

no reservation required | begins several times a day | included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 30 min

Daily | starts at 11:30, last start 15:30           Information_13x13pixel_72dpiSprache_mehr_48x31pixel_72dpi  04 plus_17x13pixel_72dpi ErwachseneKind_20x13pixel_72dpiMitmachen_17x13pixel_72dpi
Paddling a Dug out at the Canoe Stop
A dug out is a wooden canoe made from a singel tree trunk. People used dugouts already 9.000 years ago. Accompanied by a member of the museumstaff you can try to paddle on the watercourse through the open-air area.
no reservation required | begins several times a day | included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 10 min

 

    Sat 20 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Whistle making workshop

    When it was that humans began making noises with their bodies, we do not know. Musical instruments such as whistles, flutes, rattles, and drums go back approximately forty thousand years. Under the instruction of our museum educators, you can use flint and sandstone to make a whistle out of a hazelnut shell, as was done back as early as the Stone Age.

    no registration required | begins several times a day | included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 40-60 min

    Sun 21 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Whistle making workshop

    When it was that humans began making noises with their bodies, we do not know. Musical instruments such as whistles, flutes, rattles, and drums go back approximately forty thousand years. Under the instruction of our museum educators, you can use flint and sandstone to make a whistle out of a hazelnut shell, as was done back as early as the Stone Age.

    no registration required | begins several times a day | included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 40-60 min

    Sun 21 October | 15:00
    • Guided tour or lecture
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Additional information in the event description

    Guided tour “Neolithic huts”

    Thematic tour in the Museum’s outdoor area with Ernst Gamper, museum educator.

    No registration required | Costs: +2€ | Course 1 | Meeting point: main entrance | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Mon 22 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Deer antler working workshop (Pendant)

    During the Stone Age, antlers were a favorite material for creating jewelry and tools. For instance, Ötzi carried the tips of deer antlers with him. We invite you to get familiar with this material that is rather seldom used today and to make a pendant the Stone Age way with rocks, water, and quartz sand.

    no registration required | starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start: 15:30 | included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 60 min

    Tue 23 October | 06:45
    • Trekking tour
    • Adults
    • Reservations required
    • Multilingual

    Ötzi Glacier Tour

    The extremely varied one day round tour crosses the main chain oft the Alps. The undisputed highlight of this glacier tour is the discovery site of Ötzi the Iceman (3,210m).
    Further information

    Tue 23 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Deer antler working workshop (Pendant)

    During the Stone Age, antlers were a favorite material for creating jewelry and tools. For instance, Ötzi carried the tips of deer antlers with him. We invite you to get familiar with this material that is rather seldom used today and to make a pendant the Stone Age way with rocks, water, and quartz sand.

    no registration required | starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start: 15:30 | included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 60 min

    Tue 23 October | 14:00
    • Demonstration
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual

    Demonstration on prehistoric fishing net making

    Fish was an important food source for humans in the Stone Age. At the very beginning, they fished with their bare hands and primitive spears, but soon they learned how to construct and use fish traps and nets, saving precious time and energy. Ernst Gamper, museum educator and fisherman, will show you how was made a Neolithic fishing net.

    No registration required | Included in the admission fee | Course 3 | Canoe stop | Duration: approx. 45 min

    Wed 24 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Deer antler working workshop (Pendant)

    During the Stone Age, antlers were a favorite material for creating jewelry and tools. For instance, Ötzi carried the tips of deer antlers with him. We invite you to get familiar with this material that is rather seldom used today and to make a pendant the Stone Age way with rocks, water, and quartz sand.

    no registration required | starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start: 15:30 | included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 60 min

    Thu 25 October | 11:00

    Workshop for children “Building a hut”

    Children ages four to seven will become Stone Age building engineers along with their parents. Simone Bacher, museum educator, will demonstrate step by step how a Stone Age miniature house can be built out of trunks.

    No registration required | Included in the admission fee | Course 2 | Houses Alleshausen-Grundwiesen | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Thu 25 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Working with embers workshop

    Woodworking with the assistance of embers is an ancient technique. Even today, some indigenous peoples make use of the heat from embers, for example, to hollow out a tree trunk into a canoe. Discover yourself how wood, embers, a chert scraper, your breath, and your own hands can create a bowl that Ötzi could have used.

    No registration required | Starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start one hour before the evening closing of the open-air area | Included in the admission fee | Course 2 | Workshop area | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Fri 26 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Working with embers workshop

    Woodworking with the assistance of embers is an ancient technique. Even today, some indigenous peoples make use of the heat from embers, for example, to hollow out a tree trunk into a canoe. Discover yourself how wood, embers, a chert scraper, your breath, and your own hands can create a bowl that Ötzi could have used.

    No registration required | Starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start one hour before the evening closing of the open-air area | Included in the admission fee | Course 2 | Workshop area | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Sat 27 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Working with embers workshop

    Woodworking with the assistance of embers is an ancient technique. Even today, some indigenous peoples make use of the heat from embers, for example, to hollow out a tree trunk into a canoe. Discover yourself how wood, embers, a chert scraper, your breath, and your own hands can create a bowl that Ötzi could have used.

    No registration required | Starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start one hour before the evening closing of the open-air area | Included in the admission fee | Course 2 | Workshop area | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Sun 28 October | 08:00
    • Guided tour or lecture
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Additional information in the event description

    Guided tour “Ötzi, a Chieftain?!”

    Thematic tour in the permanent exhibition “Primitive? Skilled!” concerning the question of what social status Ötzi had in his society. With Eric Wellenzohn, museum educator.

    No registration required | Costs: +2€ | Course 1 | Meeting point: main entrance | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Sun 28 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Working with embers workshop

    Woodworking with the assistance of embers is an ancient technique. Even today, some indigenous peoples make use of the heat from embers, for example, to hollow out a tree trunk into a canoe. Discover yourself how wood, embers, a chert scraper, your breath, and your own hands can create a bowl that Ötzi could have used.

    No registration required | Starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start one hour before the evening closing of the open-air area | Included in the admission fee | Course 2 | Workshop area | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Mon 29 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Fiber weaving workshop

    Ötzi’s mat and the scabbard for his knife were made with the help of a technique that we call Zwirnbinden [fiber weaving]. Do your own wickerwork with rushes and fibers in what may well be the oldest technique for textile weaving.

    no registration required | starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start: 15:30| included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 40 min

    Tue 30 October | 06:45
    • Trekking tour
    • Adults
    • Reservations required
    • Multilingual

    Ötzi Glacier Tour

    The extremely varied one day round tour crosses the main chain oft the Alps. The undisputed highlight of this accompanied glacier hiking  tour is the discovery site of Ötzi the Iceman (3,210m).
    Further information

    Join the tour!
    http://www.archeoparc.it/en/oetzi-glacier-tour/
    http://www.archeoparc.it/en/oetzi-glacier-tour/#booking

    Tue 30 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Fiber weaving workshop

    Ötzi’s mat and the scabbard for his knife were made with the help of a technique that we call Zwirnbinden [fiber weaving]. Do your own wickerwork with rushes and fibers in what may well be the oldest technique for textile weaving.

    no registration required | starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start: 15:30| included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 40 min

    Wed 31 October | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Fiber weaving workshop

    Ötzi’s mat and the scabbard for his knife were made with the help of a technique that we call Zwirnbinden [fiber weaving]. Do your own wickerwork with rushes and fibers in what may well be the oldest technique for textile weaving.

    no registration required | starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start: 15:30| included in the admission fee | duration: approx. 40 min

    Thu 1 November | 11:00
    • Hands-on activity
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Recommended age

    Workshop for children “Building a hut”

    Children ages four to seven will become Stone Age building engineers along with their parents. Simone Bacher, museum educator, will demonstrate step by step how a Stone Age miniature house can be built out of trunks.

    No registration required | Included in the admission fee | Course 2 | Houses Alleshausen-Grundwiesen | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Thu 1 November | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Sea shell jewelry making workshop

    Sea shells, snail shells, fruit pit pearls, teeth, wood. All sorts of different things were used during the time of Ötzi for jewelry. You can polish sea shells and drill through wooden discs to make pendants and pearls. On top of that, you will learn how Ötzi made cords out of plant fibers with the weaving technique. Then all you have to do is string it together and your “Stone Age chain” is done.

    No registration required | Starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start one hour before the evening closing of the open-air area | Included in the admission fee | Course 2 | Workshop area | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Fri 2 November | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Soapstone working workshop (pearls)

    Ötzi carried with him a disc of limestone with a hole in it. From other archeological sites we know little figures and stone pearls. Our museum educators will show you how to turn blanks into little pearls with the help of flint drills and sandstone.

    No registration required | Starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start one hour before the evening closing of the open-air area | Included in the admission fee | Course 2 | Workshop area | Duration: approx. 45 min

    Fri 2 November | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Sea shell jewelry making workshop

    Sea shells, snail shells, fruit pit pearls, teeth, wood. All sorts of different things were used during the time of Ötzi for jewelry. You can polish sea shells and drill through wooden discs to make pendants and pearls. On top of that, you will learn how Ötzi made cords out of plant fibers with the weaving technique. Then all you have to do is string it together and your “Stone Age chain” is done.

    No registration required | Starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start one hour before the evening closing of the open-air area | Included in the admission fee | Course 2 | Workshop area | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Sat 3 November | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Sea shell jewelry making workshop

    Sea shells, snail shells, fruit pit pearls, teeth, wood. All sorts of different things were used during the time of Ötzi for jewelry. You can polish sea shells and drill through wooden discs to make pendants and pearls. On top of that, you will learn how Ötzi made cords out of plant fibers with the weaving technique. Then all you have to do is string it together and your “Stone Age chain” is done.

    No registration required | Starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start one hour before the evening closing of the open-air area | Included in the admission fee | Course 2 | Workshop area | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Sun 4 November | 11:00
    • Guided tour or lecture
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual

    Guided tour “Linden weaving and cow sinews”

    Thematic tour in the permanent exhibition on animal and plant fiber materials and their use by Ötzi. With Eric Wellenzohn, museum educator.

    No registration required | Costs: +2€ | Course 1 | Meeting point: main entrance | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Sun 4 November | 11:30
    • Hands-on activity
    • Adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Multilingual
    • Recommended age

    Sea shell jewelry making workshop

    Sea shells, snail shells, fruit pit pearls, teeth, wood. All sorts of different things were used during the time of Ötzi for jewelry. You can polish sea shells and drill through wooden discs to make pendants and pearls. On top of that, you will learn how Ötzi made cords out of plant fibers with the weaving technique. Then all you have to do is string it together and your “Stone Age chain” is done.

    No registration required | Starts every hour from 11:30 on, last start one hour before the evening closing of the open-air area | Included in the admission fee | Course 2 | Workshop area | Duration: approx. 60 min

    Sun 4 November | 15:00
    • Guided tour or lecture
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Additional information in the event description

    Guided tour “Tanned and woven”

    Thematic tour on the clothing of the Ice Man and his contemporaries in the permanent exhibition with Eric Wellenzohn, museum educator.

    no registration required | costs: +2€ | duration: approx. 60 min

    Tue 6 November | 07:00
    • Ski tour
    • Reservations required
    • Multilingual

    Ötzi Glacier Tour Sk

    Tue 13 November | 07:00
    • Ski tour
    • Reservations required
    • Multilingual

    Ötzi Glacier Tour Sk

    Tue 20 November | 07:00
    • Ski tour
    • Reservations required
    • Multilingual

    Ötzi Glacier Tour Sk

    Tue 27 November | 07:00
    • Ski tour
    • Reservations required
    • Multilingual

    Ötzi Glacier Tour Sk

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