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Kromer Slate Quarry, Ohmden

Schieferbruch Kromer (Reiner Enkelmann)The Ralf Kromer Slate Quarry is located in Holzmaden near Ohmden. Fossil hunters are also well catered for here and have good chances of finding various ammonites, belemnites and fossilized wood (jet) and also parts or fragments of ichthyosaurs and fish. Fossil hunting is only possible amongst the excavated material.

Admission adults € 2.50, children € 1.50. Hammers and chisels: Tool hire of hammers and chisels € 1.50

Opening hours
The slate quarry is open from the beginning of March to the middle of November, Monday to Friday all day from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(Possible on request on winter days from Monday to Saturday)