Museum Kasteel Wijchen

COLD! About life in the ice age

18 May 2023 until 7 January 2024


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Life and survival, experience it in the exhibition Cold! in Museum Castle Wijchen.

The area around Wijchen looked very different during the ice age than it does now. It was bare and cold. It could get as low as -50 °C. Huge animals such as the woolly rhinoceros and the mammoth lived there, but also smaller animals such as the hyena and the vole.

To hunt

Imagine living among all these animals. Could you hunt a mammoth 10 feet high? What do you do if you suddenly come face to face with a hyena? How do you find food and make fire in the freezing cold?

To survive

Discover in the exhibition Cold! what the animals looked like in the ice age. How people and animals could survive in harsh conditions. And why the mammoth is extinct and humans are not.

DIY elements

Children discover with some games how food was collected in the ice age. Finding nuts is not as easy as it seems…

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Museum Kasteel Wijchen

Kasteellaan 9
6602 DA Wijchen
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088 - 43 27 200

Open today from 10:00 until 17:00

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Fri - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
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