Still, one encounters Park Steiner celebrities, such as the composers Richard Strauss and the infamous robber Franz Hutch Saha, who was convicted here. The opportunity to learn about today’s life at the foot of the basalt cone is in the roof of the Museum. Small anecdotes, tips to The residents and the quality of life of the town park stone bring favourite places and portraits to the lively club life viewers. Every man for himself! In the Museum, a volcanic vent, which extends over all three floors of the newly renovated old country judge Castle forms the climax. Every hour you can experience with here live and up close the emergence of Park stone when a volcanic eruption thanks to state of the art laser, light and fog technology inside the volcanic vent. Early warning systems, dimmed light and volcanic rumblings alert visitors in time of the outbreak. The Museum is housed in the new cultural and community center of the market Park stone, which formerly served as land judge building and now lavishly renovated.
For groups or school classes, there are special offers on tours in the Museum and on the mountain and in the cellar. Children can build up when the volcano or playful approach the topic of geology at a geological journey. All tours are carried out by GEO Park Ranger of the GEOPARK in Bavaria and Bohemia, He has his Office in Parkstein. In addition to the exhibition, an information point where market Parkstein, Bavaria and Bohemia GEO PARK and the nature park Northern upper Palatine forest with its offerings present themselves awaits visitors in the cultural and community centre. A museum shop with Cafe invites you to browse and enjoy and also meetings will find excellent conditions in the cultural and Community Center with its range of rooms, technology, program, and hosting.
The volcano adventure park stone round a rise on the real”volcano with geo path and visit the rock cellar off. From a distance, high Park stone greets the basalt cone”in the country and from the Bay of Weiden basin significantly from the landscape stands out. Parking is available at the basalt wall, you can admire the unique basalt pillar structure of the stone of Park. Nowhere, the basalt formation in a so beauty and power is evident. 6 Times the basalt columns, 5, time or 7-square, caused by cooling and due to erosion and an earlier Quarry has been excavated. Today, a natural stage presents itself at the foot of the basalt cone against the magnificent backdrop of the basalt wall. In the summer, theater performances of the theatre of basalt, serenades and citizens parties held here. Taking the western entrance of the basalt wall to the Summit you pass the GEO path, which features rocks with interesting information about the geology of Bavaria, Germany. Top you are rewarded with a magnificent panoramic view of the rolling hills of the Upper Palatinate forest. Worth seeing are also the mountain church and the ruins of the once proud Castle. CBS will undoubtedly add to your understanding. The descent is worth a detour to the three rock cellars. Here, you can look at the Park Steiner volcano from the inside and discover interesting rock inclusions. Park Stein offers a program with its new attraction for the whole family. The Museum is fully handicapped-accessible and also the way the basalt wall or the rock Cellars is easily accessible. Active volcanoes in the Oberpfalz? In Parkstein, anything is possible. Birgit Palmer, market Park stone