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Prehistoric Weekend 'Oerweekend'

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the Netherlands

On October 22 and 23 you literally step back into the past during a visit to the Hunebedcentrum. Wander through the various prehistoric sites in the Oertijdpark and meet our prehistoric people between 11:00 and 17:00. They show you various prehistoric crafts such as baking pottery, casting bronze or forging iron. Explore for yourself through prehistoric times and learn archery or make fire with flint.

Special stories by Oermensen
Saturday 22 and 23 October is also the Story Weekend in Drenthe. That is why, especially during the coming Oerweekend, there will be primal people who tell stories about prehistory. The stories are about potential disasters where people are tested for ingenuity, creativity and perseverance.

Children up to 13 years free
The Hunebedcentrum participates in October Children's Month. That is why children up to the age of 12 and museum card holders can visit the Hunebedcentrum for free during the weekend of 21 and 22 October. Reservation for visit is not necessary. The complete program with activities and stories can be found in the activity calendar on