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Speyer: Technik Museum Speyer Ticket with an IMAX Dome Film

1. Speyer: Technik Museum Speyer Ticket with an IMAX Dome Film

Enter a Submarine, visit the Space Shuttle Buran, and trace the history of technology with this ticket to the Technik Museum in Speyer. Experience a 22.000 Watt, 6-channel sound system, and a dome-projection area of 1000 square meters with the included IMAX Dome theater ticket.  Explore technology from the underwater world to space. Find out what the inside of a submarine looks like and what a sea cruiser needs to operate. Learn about how big a Jumbo Jet really is. Hear what the world's largest organ sounds. Uncover how a Chinese steam locomotive ended up in Speyer and discover the story of the Space Shuttle Buran. Alongside Europe's largest aerospace and naval exhibition, see a variety of aircrafts, classic vintage cars, racing and classic motorcycles, historic fire engines, and steam locomotives.  View exhibits with mechanical instruments, rare items and vingate fashions. Every year in May, the museum comes to life with a Brazzeltag event where you can see vehicles with tremendous cylinder capacity, horsepower giants, and curiosities that can be experienced live. After visiting the museum, check out your choice of documentary film with the included IMAX Dome tickets. The gigantic screen, the unique sound-system, and the brilliant picture quality of IMAX guarantee a movie experience beyond description. 

Sea Life Speyer Ticket

2. Sea Life Speyer Ticket

Visit Sea Life Speyer and discover a fascinating underwater world. Get to know turtles, octopods, sharks, rays, jellyfish, and a variety of other kinds of fish on your journey from Lake Constance to the tropical ocean. Discover the local waters of the Loreley Rock, the North Sea, and the exotic Amazon and find yourself face to face with dazzling sea creatures in more than 40 lifelike aquariums. The impressive glass tunnel leads directly through the largest tank, where the green sea turtle 'Marty' and two majestic nurse sharks are waiting to be visited. Enjoy a wonderful all-round view of the magnificent coral reef, which is constantly growing and is inhabited by hundreds of fascinating tropical fish, such as the cute clown fish. You’ll also learn about the endangerment of species and the important protection of their habitats. In the outdoor area, you can admire the endangered European pond turtles – also called ‘Emys’ which are part of a ‘Breed, rescue, protect’ project. The emys are the only native turtle species in Germany and are raised by SEA LIFE aquarists until they can be reintroduced into the local waters. Further highlights are the daily feedings, which often can get wild. What is the ray's favourite food, and what do sharks prefer to eat? Find out!

Speyer: Group Tour with the Night Watchman

3. Speyer: Group Tour with the Night Watchman

The night watchman of Speyerer Stadtwache takes you to places and events that you would never have heard of otherwise. Shameful murderers, dissolute monks, and terrible hustlers once unleashed their mischief in this medieval city, and many a picturesque alley has kept a terrible secret for centuries. During your ramble through Speyer, you will have to strengthen your nerves for this nocturnal experience. Nevertheless, you should not be fooled by the guard, and always keep in mind that the night watchman has a loose shame and one or two of the stories are definitely lies. Enjoy a night out in the medieval old town. Visit the Cathedrals park, see the remains of the medieval city wall and monasteries, and the Jewish synagogue. Pass by the famous historic city gate, Altpörtel, and the historic quarter of Speyer. Learn about history, legends and myths Speyer was founded by the Romans and is one of Germany's oldest cities. The first known names were Noviomagus and Civitas Nemetum. Around the year 500 the name Spira first appeared in written documents. Speyer is dominated by the Speyer Cathedral, a number of churches and the Altpörtel, old gate. In the cathedral, beneath the high altar, are the tombs of eight Holy Roman emperors and German kings. The imperial Cathedral of Speyer, is one of the largest and most significant Romanesque edifices in Germany.

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