Would you like to come visit us with a group of several families?
Look, taste, and participate – that’s how the family tours of the archeoParc can be briefly described. Touching is allowed here, and surprises are guaranteed.
The proposed programs are intended in their content and methods for groups that span generations:
Families with small children:
Ötzi discoverers among you
Families with children of middle school and high school age:
Stone Age amulet
As an alternative, we will be pleased to put together an offer according to your desires and time schedule. Please just contact us.
(f1) Participation Activity
Where did Ötzi live? Together, we will build a mini-Stone Age house and comfortably settle down in it. But how did Ötzi sleep? And what did he eat? For a little bit of energy as a between-meal snack, we open up nuts with rocks, and at the end, we will celebrate the successful construction of the house with applause and a certificate of participation for the little Stone Age architects.
(f2) Activity Tour with Practical Workshop
If you assume that the age difference between you and your parents was one step, there would be 176 steps between you and Ötzi. How far do you go when you take 176 steps?
A participation tour carries us away into the Stone Age: What do dried sloe berries taste like? What can be made from the seed of these fruits? Is it possible to make fire with rocks? How do you drill holes with flint? And how do you chop fresh wood with copper axes? Is it possible to sew leather? What does bread baked over an open fire taste like when covered with a hazelnut spread that you ground yourself? Does an Ötzi bow aim well? We enter the results of our experiments in a Stone Age passport, and by the end, we will become genuine Ötzi experts. The bracelets that are made during the course of the tour can be taken home as a souvenir of the excursion into the Stone Age.
(f3) Tour with Practical Workshop
During our visit to the exhibition, we make a detour to the archery range and also stop off at the Stone Age huts, where we drill and polish stone the way Ötzi did. Will we make a pendant out of it? An amulet? Who can drill the hole the fastest? At the end, we weave strips of linden into a band that can hold our piece of jewelry on our bodies.
In collaboration with the Museumscafé:
(f4) Costume Tour
A theatrical journey through the archeoParc and the time of Ötzi: Suma, the Stone Age woman, will welcome you to her village and excitedly explain the history of a man who had recently been here traveling through. Is she telling about Ötzi? The simplicity of the representational medium and the vital body language of Irene Egger, archeoParc museum educator, will convince all visitors, large and small. Afterwards, there will be an opportunity for an aperitif and a discussion with the actress.
Target Group: families with children age 7 and above
Duration: 50 minutes
Cost: 250 euros total cost
! This tour may only be booked for after sunset and cannot be booked in parallel.
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(f5) Spending the Night in Stone Age Houses
You bring a sleeping pad, something to grill, and stories to tell over the campfire. After a brief tour through the building and the grounds, we will arrange a place to sleep and build a nice campfire. That’s where we’ll grill our dinner and listen to our stories, to the crackling of the fire, and to the sounds in the woods and meadow… The next morning, the early risers who are hungry for the hunt will head to the archery range. To conclude, a simple breakfast will await us in the Museumscafé, followed by a practical workshop.
Target Group: families with children age 5 and above
Duration: one night (start: approx. 6:00 P.M., end: approx. 10:00 A.M.)
Cost: 550 euros total cost (includes materials)
! This event may only be booked in the months of June, July, and August. Your group for this will ideally be composed of three to five families (max. 16 participants).
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