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Tickets for MergelRijk

Explore a cave of magical treasures under the European City of Christmas

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  • Explore one of Limburg's hidden gems in an underground cave network beneath the hills of Valkenburg
  • Learn about mineral mining and fossil excavation, see a special dinosaur exhibition, join a treasure hunt, and more
  • See sand and marl sculptures and make your own marl sculpture with the help of experts – take it home too!


See one of the Netherlands' best-kept secrets with a visit to MergelRijk and explore a fascinating underground world. There's a stunning cave network hidden beneath the hills of Valkenburg that plays host to a unique exhibition.

See sand and marlstone sculptures, including a replica of Rembrandt's The Night Watch, and learn how to make your own hand-carved creation. Traverse through a thrilling dinosaur exhibit, learn about mineral mining, see intricate miniature sculptures and lots more.


What's included

Entrance to MergelRijk
Create your own marl sculpture and take it home with you
A treasure hunt booklet for children

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Opening hours

Friday 11:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Monday 11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 17:00
Thursday 11:00 - 17:00

How to get there

Daalhemerweg 31a, 6301 BJ, Valkenburg
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