Getting Here and Parking

Parking Options

Getting Here by Car with a Satellite Navigation System

In order to minimise the stress of finding a place to park, especially on weekends and public holidays, we recommend you enter the following information into your satellite navigation system:

City/Town: Mettmann – POI Category: Parking – Neanderthal P&R Car Park

Upon arrival you will find yourself on the hillside directly above the museum. You will require ca. 10 minutes for the walk to the museum.

There is also a small car park opposite the museum on Talstrasse, approximately 5 minutes away by foot. Further parking in the surrounding area can be found at Altenheim Neandertal, Talstrasse 189 (20 minutes by foot) or on the company grounds of Erwepa, Mettmanner Strasse 51, Erkrath (15 minutes by foot).

Disabled parking spaces can be found ca. 100 m from the museum.

Getting Here on Public Transport

Regio Bahn (Route S 28)
Alight at the 'Neanderthal' stop, 5 minutes from the museum by foot.

Visitors who arrive by bus or train receive a discount of € 1.00 on their admission price.

S-Bahn (Route S 8)
Alight at the 'Hochdahl' stop, 15 minutes from the museum by foot.

Bus (Route 741)
Alight at the 'Neandertaler' stop, directly in front of the museum.

Bus (Route 743)
Alight at the 'Neandertaler' stop, directly in front of the museum.

E-Bike Charging Station

In the museum parking lot there are 2 signposted vehicle electric pillars, operated with green electricity.

There are also charging stations for e-bikes. The charging stations consist of three SCHUKO sockets with child protection and are water-protected. The station is located in front of the museum and is available Tuesday to Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm.

Bus Parking

There are four parking spaces for buses available, free of charge, ca. 200 m from the museum.