Museum of Prehistory and Early History (Balve)
After extensive renovations, it was reopened in May 2006 on the site of the Luisenhütte Wocklum in the former Wocklumer Stabhammer.
His focus is on the representation of the natural and human history of the Hönnetal from the Devonian Age to the Middle Ages . The archaeological finds on display include Ice Age animal fossils such as the bones or teeth of the mammoth , the cave bear , the cave hyena and the woolly rhinoceros . Stone Age tools and weapons from the caves of the Hönnetal are also on display.
The city of Balve is responsible for the museum.
- North Rhine-Westphalia Foundation for Nature Conservation, Heritage and Cultural Preservation: Project Luisenhütte Balve - Museum of Prehistory and Early History. Accessed on August 26, 2012