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Bison Experience Exhibition

Museum · Bad Berleburg · 412 m · open today
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You will learn interesting facts about the bison - also known as the "King of the Forests" - in the bison experience exhibition.
How fast can a bison run? Is it true that bulls can weigh up to a ton? Do these animals actually doze most of the day?

Interactively and above all with a high fun factor, the exhibition conveys interesting knowledge about these huge animals : Taking part, touching and gaining knowledge. Follow the "Path of the Bisons" from the first cave drawings in the Stone Age to the reintroduction of the animals in Bad Berleburg. Everything worth knowing about the development and habitat of the bison is explained in a vivid way.

A film room, which offers space for school classes and larger groups, shows the bison in its natural environment and provides exciting facts. 


The bison experience exhibition is part of the "on the Trace of Nature" exhibition of the Nature Park Information Centre.


Opening hours

open today
Please observe the distance and hygiene measures when entering the building.

Thank you very much.

We are looking forward to your visit.


free of charge
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Gesine Gerhard 
Update: April 08, 2022

Public transport

You can reach Bad Berleburg by train - from the main station you will find the market square with the tourist information and the exhibition in about 700 m.

Getting there

From Raumland via the B480 to Bad Berleburg. Turn right at the 2nd set of traffic lights. Take the 3rd exit at the roundabout and turn left after the pedestrian lights. Here you will find the market place with the nature park information centre.

From Winterberg via the B480 to Bad Berleburg. Take the 1st exit at the roundabout and follow the road. After the Sparkasse building, turn left to the market square.



You can find free parking spaces around the market square.


51.047836, 8.391623
51°02'52.2"N 8°23'29.8"E
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Bison Experience Exhibition

Marktplatz 1a
57319 Bad Berleburg
Phone 02751/9205535

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