The present Museum of the town of Alzey was built as a hospital building in the 16th century. Recognizable for the time is the staircase tower construction on the side and the window decoration. After the destruction in the Palatinate War of Succession in 1689 the hospital was rebuilt in Barock style with a large, spacious mansaard roof in 1747/48 (date given on north portal) 30th May, 1748.
Departments: Town history, Folklore, Early History, Geology, Palaeontology. The Roman history is completed by the Jupiter pillars and the altar in the Stone Hall.
Tuesday - Sunday
10:00 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:30
Mondays - closed
Original discoveries of approximately 10 million year old remains and
castings from the Ur-Rhine at Eppelsheim as well as copies of rare
fossils are on display in the Dinotherium Museum in the Townhall in
Eppelsheim. Centre piece of the museum is the scull casting of a
(Deinotherium giganteum) first discovered and secured in Eppelsheim in 1835.
The first Wednesday in every month 18:00 - 20:00
The third Sunday in every month 10:00 - 12:00 or by arrangement.
In this museum you can learn some valuable and astonishing information about the history of the post in Rhinehessen.
After the privatisation of the German Post about 200-300 exhibits were saved and are now part of the exhibition.
A living-experience exhibition showing the building up of the wine culture landscape around Flonheim.
Make your way on your voyage of discovery in the former sub-tropical
sea, hear the interesting stories about the Flonheimer sandstone and
learn many details about the old culture and landscape.
1st May - 1st November
Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays: 14:00 - 17:00
Special guided tours by appointment