Group trips


1. Animal Park Esch-Galgenberg – petting zoo

Discover the animal park of Esch-sur-Alzette located only a few footsteps from the youth hostel! The entrance to the park is free and you get to see a wide range of domestic animals from up close and even pet them.

Duration: 2 hours
Period of reservation: year-round, preferably Mondays / Wednesdays / Fridays between 2 pm and 4 pm
Age: 4 – 10 years
Price: free
Participants: max. 12 children per group
Provider: Commune d’Esch-sur-Alzette / ‘Escher Déierepark
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

2. Animal Park Esch-Galgenberg – educational farm

Discover the animal park of Esch-sur-Alzette located only a few footsteps from the youth hostel! The goal of the farm is to present ancient domestic animal breeds. Meet the horse race Konik and Huzule as well as the Poitou donkeys.

Duration: 2 hours
Period of reservation: year-round, preferably Mondays / Wednesdays / Fridays between 2 pm and 4 pm
Age: 4 – 8 years (pony theme); 6 – 10 years (donkey theme)
Price: free
Participants: max. 12 children per group
Provider: Commune d’Esch-sur-Alzette / ‘Escher Déierepark
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

3. Draw like the cavemen - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

Just like the cavemen did thousands of years ago, we will create our own paint with stones and soil. For the preparation of the paint, we use the techniques of our ancestors.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 4 and above (cycle 1.1. – 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

4. Time travelling with stones - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

Why is the south of Luxembourg – the Red Rock Region – named after stones? We’ll discover the fascinating and diverse domain of geology. The children will playfully learn how to draw connections between the phenomena of natural science.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 6 and above (cycle 2.1. – 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

5. The mines and their pit workers in the ‘Ellergronn’

How was iron ore extracted back in the days? Which tools and machines were used to work in the tunnels and galleries? In collaboration with the ‘Entente Mine Cockerill’ we’ll learn all about the history and the tough working conditions of the miners.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 8 and above (cycle 3.1. – 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

6. NEW: Fire - a natural element that fascinates - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

We will learn how to light and extinguish a fire. Of course we will cook something in the fire and also draw attention to the dangers of it. The aim is for the children to learn how to handle fire properly.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 8 and above (cycle 3.1. – 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

7. Discover the forest - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

We can't see the trees for the forest! The forest and its trees are often perceived only as a green backdrop. What is growing on that tree trunk? Who is making that sound? In our journey through the forest, we discover its diversity together.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 4 and above (cycle 1.0. – 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

8. NEW: Playfully discover the forest in Ellergronn - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

The children will be able to give in to their urge to move and discover and get to know the forest as a beneficial habitat. The aim is for the children to experience nature with joy and to get a desire for more.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 4 and above (cycle 1.1. – 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

9. Moss, fern, dinosaurs and blossoms - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

The moss, the first plant to conquer the world, doesn’t have an efficient root system like other plants do. In the Cretaceous period, when the dinosaurs still populated the earth, flowering plants evolved and so did the insects, pollinating them. We are in awe of the vast inventiveness of nature.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 6 and above (cycle 2.1. – 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

10. How to design a herbarium - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

How do we best gather and pick plants? How do we properly dry, preserve and categorise plants? We’ll learn how to create an interesting and informative work of reference. Using our very first home-made herbarium, we’ll learn how to recognise trees based on their leaves. Please bring a bag or a basket in order to collect leaves in the wood.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Period of reservation: May - October
Age: 6 and above (cycle 2.1. – 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

11. NEW: Immerse yourself in the forest with all your senses - Nature conservation Centre Ellergronn

Slow down, perceive yourself and the forest in an unusual way, and awaken a love for all living things in an encounter with nature. The aim is for the children to develop a sense of themselves and nature in a well-intentioned environment.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 8 and above (cycle 3.1. – 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

12. NEW: Playfully understanding connections in nature - Nature conservation Centre Ellergronn

The children will be able to give in to their urge to move and discover and learn about connections in nature through play. The aim is for the children to experience nature with joy and to develop a desire for more.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 8 and above (cycle 3.1. – 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

13. NEW: In search of animal tracks - Who does this track belong to? - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

Paw prints, nibbled nuts, a hole in the ground... Who could that have been? Together we go on a walk in the forest in search of tracks and discoveries.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 4 and above (cycle 1.1. – 2.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

14. NEW: The squirrel - an industrious tree dweller - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

What do squirrels eat? Where do they live? Do they hibernate or do they rest? Through a walk in the forest we discover together the way of life of the small rodents.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 4 and above (cycle 1.1. – 2.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

15. The frog and its friends - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

We often do not realise that various small animals live in the ponds. They are easy to catch even without having professional knowledge. During the activity, we are going to observe them and become more acquainted with them.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Period of reservation: May – July
Age: 4 and above (cycle 1.1. - 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

16. Insect safari - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

What’s that thing crawling, jumping and flying down there? Equipped with a magnifying glass, we’ll explore the world of bugs and butterflies while learning plenty of interesting facts about the hidden inhabitants of the roadside.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Period of reservation: April - October
Age: 4 and above (cycle 1.1. - 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

17. Why do the snails produce slime? - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

Snails are not among our favorite animals. They are neither cute nor fluffy, but produce lots of slime. Although they are so slow and seem to be defenseless, snails are a model of success. We follow the tracks of the snails in a playful way to get to know more about them.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Period of reservation: April - September
Age: 4 and above (cycle 1.1. - 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

18. Visiting the bees - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

The first thing you notice when you approach a beehive is the constant buzz and activity surrounding the structure. During our activity, we’ll observe the bees and learn things about them that we would have never expected!

Duration: 2,5 hours
Period of reservation: 15th May - 15th July
Age: 6 and above (cycle 2.1. - 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

19. Bats – mysterious hunters of the night - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

Not that long ago, only little was known about a bat’s way of life. They travel during the night and see in the dark, but where do they live? And why are they so important to our environment? In this activity, we’ll learn all there is about the mysterious lives of bats.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 8 and above (cycle 3.1. - 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

20. NEW: Nature Rally - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

This rally focuses on the experience in nature. But sportiness, creativity and skill can also help in finding the treasure and finally winning.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 6 and above (cycle 2.2. - 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

21. NEW: Forest olympics - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

You think the forest is boring? Our forest olympics will convince you otherwise! Fun and games are the order of the day here. Every participant receives a certificate after successfully taking part in the olympics.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 4 and above (cycle 1.1. - 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

22. NEW: Challenge in Ellergronn 1.0 - Nature conservation centre Ellergronn

Together, we master tasks that we can only do as a group. This welds us together and at the same time we get to know ourselves better. The aim is for the class to grow into a team in a protected setting.

Duration: 2,5 hours
Age: 10 and above (cycle 4.1. - 4.2.)
Price: free
Participants: min. 8 children, max. 20 persons
Access: about 25 minutes on foot or a quick ride on bus line 12 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Esch-Place Pierre Ponath’ (15 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: Nature conservation centre Ellergronn
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Please wear sturdy shoes and clothes suitable for the weather. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

23. Museum of Resistance

Located in the centre of Esch-sur-Alzette, the Museum of Resistance deals with Nazi occupation and Luxembourg’s role in the Second World War as well as the reaction of the local population until the country’s liberation. Furthermore, the museum explains the system of concentration camps while documenting the sad fate of Luxembourg’s Jewish population. The museum also offers temporary exhibitions as well as guided visits and thematic tours of the city.

Duration: 1,5 - 2 hours
Age: 10 years and above
Price per group: 55 € per guided tour
Entrance fee per person: free
Participants: max. 25 persons
Provider: ‘Musée de la résistance’
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

24. Torch hike

Discover the ‘Ellergronn’ nature reserve during a nocturnal torch hike and learn all there is to know about the mysterious natural landscape. Furthermore, a guide will explain the purpose and functionality of the old underground mining galleries.

Duration: 2 hours
Age: 10 years and above
Price per group: 200 €
Participants: max. 25 persons
Provider: ‘Office Régional du Tourisme Sud a.s.b.l. – Visit Minett’
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

25. Urban gardening in Esch/Alzette

The ‘Geméisguart’ in Esch/Alzette is is located 5 minutes away from the youth hostel. In addition to a visit of the urban garden, you have the opportunity to transform a pallete into a planter and create a seed bank.

Duration: 3 hours
Period of reservation: April - November
Age: 12 years and above
Price per group: 90 €
Participants: max. 10 persons
Provider: ‘Centre d'Initiative et de Gestion local a.s.b.l’
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

26. The garden kitchen in Esch’s urban garden

During this activity, located only a few steps from the youth hostel, participants prepare and enjoy a common meal (starter, main course and dessert) with seasonal vegetables. The kitchen workshop will be preceded by the harvest of the ingredients and a visit of the urban garden.

Duration: 3 hours
Period of reservation: June - October
Age: 5 years and above
Price per group: 120 €
Participants: max. 15 persons
Provider: ‘Centre d'Initiative et de Gestion local a.s.b.l’
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

27. Biodiversity in the urban garden of Esch-sur-Alzette

During this activity, only a few steps from the youth hostel, participants discover the biodiversity of the vegetable garden during an insect safari and the construction of an insect hotel.

Duration: 2 hours
Period of reservation: April - November
Age: 6 years and above
Price: 90 € per group plus 5 € per person for the construction of the insect hotel
Participants: max. 15 persons
Provider: ‘Centre d'Initiative et de Gestion local a.s.b.l’
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

28. Rural art at the urban garden of Esch-sur-Alzette

With the help of natural materials that we will find in the urban garden, we will create different works of art and let the imagination run free in the middle of nature.

Duration: 2 hours
Period of reservation: May - September
Age: 5 years and above
Price per group: 90 €
Participants: max. 15 persons
Provider: ‘Centre d'Initiative et de Gestion local a.s.b.l’
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

29. Indoor climbing

The indoor climbing hall ‘RedRock Climbing Center’ in Soleuvre is the ideal location to try out this fun kind of sport. The largest climbing centre of the region boasts a main hall with a 1000 m2 climbing surface and routes with a length up to 20 m. Furthermore, the climbing centre is made up of a separate formation room (7 m high) and a lower boulder area (4 m high). Before the visitors start to climb the wall, a coach will show them the safety techniques. And up you go!

Duration: 3 hours
Age: 9 years and above
Price per group: 189 €
Participants: max. 15 persons
Provider: ‘RedRock Climbing Center Klotertuerm S.A.’
Access: rride on the train from/to ‘Esch/Alzette-Gare’/’Belvaux-Soleuvre-Gare’ (11 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

30. NEW: Diving - first breaths under water

Discover the underwater world from the fish's point of view - an experience you will never forget. With our introductory diving course, the SSI Discover Scuba Diving course, you get a detailed and simple introduction to scuba diving. We will show you the scuba equipment you will be using in the pool during the course and explain to you how easy it is to use it under water. In a short briefing we will go through the basic safety guidelines for scuba diving. Step by step we will explain the most important skills you need for diving. Now it's time to get wet. Dive in our own swimming pool at 28 degrees water temperature. You will assemble your diving equipment with your instructor, do a little safety check and get into the water in the shallow part of the pool. Put on your mask, and experience your first breaths under water. Feeling good? Great! Now let's just swim around underwater for a bit. Experience weightlessness, lightness and explore the underwater world.

Duration: 1 – 1,5 hours
Age: 10 years and above
Price per group: 280 € up to 8 persons, 35 € per additional personAccess: ride on the bus 313 to/from ‘Esch/Alzette-Gare’/’Ehlange/Am Brill’ (26 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Provider: ‘DiveWinns’
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

31. NEW: ‘Kamellebuttek Urban Art’

Immerse yourself in an art gallery and get to know various urban artists. Here you can not only admire art, but also create it yourself. You will draw your own work of art in one of the gallery's artists' studios.

Duration: 2 hours
Age: 4 years and above
Price per group: 8 € per person
Provider: ‘Kamellebuttek’ Esch/Alzette’
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

32. Riding the mining railroad in Rumelange

A twenty minute ride on the mining railroad will get the participants into the mining galleries, which will subsequently be visited on foot. The different techniques of extracting the iron ore as well as the required machinery and harsh working conditions of the miners will be explained. The tour itself is recommended for all age groups and takes approximately 1½ hours, after which the participants take the mining railroad back into daylight. The guided tour is wheelchair accessible.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: 120 € up to 15 persons and 4,50 € (until 15 years) as well as 8 € (16 years and above) for every additional participant
Participants: max. 31 persons
Provider: ‘Musée National des Mines de Fer Rumelange’
Access: ride on bus line 5 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Rumelange-Laangegronn’ (9 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Other Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

33. Interactive tour through the National Mining Museum in Rumelange

The interactive tour allows children to step into the role of a miner. On foot, the participants will head down to their temporary workplace, rapidly noticing just how dark it can get underground. The children will learn about the dangers and challenges of working in poor lighting, equipped with nothing but an acetylene lamp. The children will be actively involved in the mining process as they assist the guide in drilling, breaking iron ore blocks, securing the roof, pushing the mining trolley and even witness a controlled explosion. As the children resurface into daylight after their shift ends, a present awaits them to reward them for their day‘s work.

Duration: 2 hours
Age: 6 – 14 years
Price per group: 130 €
Participants: max. 18 children and 2 group leaders per group
Provider: ‘Musée National des Mines de Fer Rumelange’
Access: ride on bus line 5 from/to ‘Esch-Gare’/’Rumelange-Laangegronn’ (9 minutes).Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

34. Luxembourg Science Center – Discovery centre and experimental stations

The Luxembourg Science Center located in Differdange welcomes its visitors to a great discovery centre of various sciences. About 70 experimental stations explain the world of the sciences to the visitor. Spectacular performances and shows invite you to participate. In addition, spectacular shows and workshops continuously invite visitors to join in. Lift a car with one hand, play table football against a robot, melt steel in seconds or take part in a scientific cooking workshop... Amazement and excitement are guaranteed! Discover the 70+ experiment stations in the exploration room!

Science shows: 6 years and above (please let us know the show you chose when booking the activity):

 

  • Cooking workshop
  • Fluids
  • Materials
  • Mathematics
  • Mobility
  • Mechanics
  • Electricity
  • Optics
  • Chemistry
  • Electromagnetism

 

Duration: 2 – 4 hours
Age: 6 years and above
Entrance fee per school class: free of charge for Luxembourg school classes (cycle 2 and above)
Entrance fee for all other groups; 15 persons and more: 6 € per person (exploration room + 1 show included); cooking workshop & additional shows: 3 €
Participants: between 20 and 40 people, depending on the show
Provider: Luxembourg Science Center
Access: Car park in the vicinity. Ride on the train from/to ‘Esch/Alzette-Gare’/’Differdange-Gare’ (11 minutes). Public transport: www.mobiliteit.lu
Other: Please note that the offer is only available in combination with meals and / or overnight stay in a hostel. Otherwise, we will charge an additional administration fee of 10% per activity. The group has to be accompanied by at least one adult person.

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