On track to happiness!
Whether it's great love, a carefree life or true friendship...we encounter happiness in various ways, but still never quite by accident.
When do we feel happiness? What happens to our body? Why can't we keep it forever? Plastinator Dr. Gunther von Hagens and curator Dr. Angelina Whalley pursue these and other questions in the newly designed BODY WORLDS museum in Heidelberg.
The permanent exhibition is not only devoted to human anatomy, its organ functions and questions about health, but also the Anatomy of Happiness.
Around 200 unique exhibits and accompanying interactive stations, where YOU can get on track to your happiness, reveal the wonderful complexity of your inner body and will inspire your sensibility to your own body and happiness.
Only with valid verification: Students under 30, seniors 65+, apprentices 18+, disabled persons.
Children under 7 years, teachers and student teachers, companions of disabled persons (B), body donors of the Institute for Plastination.
Extended opening hours on Wednesdays till 9pm (last admission 8pm)
Opening hours during Christmas holiday
The museum is open daily, besides 24 December (last admission 5pm)
24.12. – Christmas Eve: Closed
25.12. – Christmas Day: 10-18 Uhr
26.12. – Boxing Day: 10-18 Uhr
27.12. – 9-18 Uhr
28.12. – 9-18 Uhr
29.12. – 10-18 Uhr
30.12. – 10-18 Uhr
31.12. – New Years Eve: 10-18 Uhr
1.1.19 – New Years Day: 10-18 Uhr
6.1.19 – Epiphany: 10-18 Uhr
Please reserve tickets for school groups by phone: +49 (0)69 407662 522.
Teachers and student teachers (with verification) get free admission.
2for1: Monday = Student Day
On Mondays, 2 students pay the price of 1 ticket (7 €/person): 14€
Please show your student IDs at the box office.
Listen & Learn! Design your exhibition visit according to your personal interest. The Audio Guide tour is available in English, French, Spanish, Italian and German.
The exhibition is accessible by wheelchair.
Last admission and possibility to buy tickets at the cashier: 5 pm
Address & Directions
Plan your visit
Baden-Württemberg | Germany
The “Altes Hallenbad” is within walking distance from the main station and the Bismarckplatz.
P 17 Public Library/ Stadtbücherei
Bus & Tram
Stop “Altes Hallenbad“
Bus 32, 35 | RNV 22
Stop “Stadtbücherei/ Public Library“
Bus 33, 34 | RNV 5, 21, 23, 26
The tour ends in the BODY WORLDS museum. Here you can explore the exhibition ”Anatomy of Happiness« with an audio guide on your own. Bookings via e-mail email@example.com
Institute for Plastination e.K. | Im Bosseldorn 17 | 69126 Heidelberg
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