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Address: Oberstadtstr. 11, 72401 Haigerloch, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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History off the beaten track in a cave

We visited friends who live outside Stuttgart. One Sunday we took a road trip and stopped at the Atomkeller. I never would have made it here without someone driving me. Haigeloch... read more

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Gypsygurl1271
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Eugene, Oregon

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Eugene, Oregon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited friends who live outside Stuttgart. One Sunday we took a road trip and stopped at the Atomkeller. I never would have made it here without someone driving me. Haigeloch is a small unassuming village. The museum nestles in a cave. I was entranced by the video and audio information given over headphones inside the small room of the... More 

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

small but simple and clear explanation about the beginning of the atomic era starting with the american and german race about nuclear bombs do not forget to visit the other two art musea (included in your ticket price) like the karl hurm retrospective.

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Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

Honestly, I found this museum to be a waste of time - I'm glad I only drove 4km off my route to see it. The whole museum is tiny, with very little to see except the original hole where they were trying to build an atomic pile. Unless one is very interested in the development of atomic power or the... More 

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Ossipee, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 8 May 2015

My German brought me here, he loves to share interesting things when I visit. We had no clue what the glass case with the objects in it was. It was only by chance and curiosity that we figured out what it was and how to make it work. A bit of instruction would have been great. My friend was able... More 

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Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2014

This is the place that could have changed history - come and see where the Nazis hoped to develop the atomic bomb - but luckily failed. Small place - could do with more of the exhibits and films being presented in English and French as well as German.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Reviewed 29 May 2013

The Atomkeller is where experiments in nuclear fission were done by the Germans towards the end of WWII. They were all the way down here because it was considered relatively safe. This area had been spared heavy bombing, and it was felt that the Soviets wouldn't come this far. As luck would have it, there was an old beer cellar... More 

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