Noctalis – World of Bats

Noctalis - World of Bats
The life of bats shown in a unique exhibition. Right next to Germany's northernmost show cave in Bad Segeberg's gypsum mount, called „mount of lime", or in German: Kalkberg.

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Watch and listen, touch and try out. On the four floors of the Noctalis Exhibition, visitors Watch and listen, touch and try out. On the four floors of the Noctalis Exhibition, visitors may use all their senses to discover the fascinating world of bats. It is dark in Noctalis: explore an artificial cave with your flashlight or stroll through the night forest with its mysterious sounds.

In the Noctarium, our visitors can watch up to one hundred tropical bats fly about and do their acrobatic flight maneuvers or feed on their favourite food, bananas – a wonderful experience the whole family will never forget.
Groups may explore the Noctalis Exhibition on their own or join a guided tour. Please find out about our varied program.

Kalkberg Cave Expedition
Every year, more than 20000 bats come to the Segeberg cave for hibernation. From April to September we offer guided expeditions into the mysterious world underground.


Visit us

November till March

closed on Mondays,Tue-Thu 9 am -2 pm, Fri-Sun and public holidays 10 am - 6 pm.


April till October

Monday to Friday 9 am - 6 pm, Saturday, Sonnday 10 am - 6 pm.

Phone: +49 (0) 4551 8082-0

Directly on the cave in Bad Segeberg
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Friday is Familyday:
For every paying adult, a child receives free admission to the exhibition experience.

Caution Winter break: Our house is closed from 22.12.2016 up to and including 5.1.2017, also we take a break!

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