A place for adventures

At KIBALA, learning means fun!

Welcome to all young train enthusiasts

KIBALA is the section of the DB Museum Nuremberg devoted entirely to children. In the 1000 m2 play and adventure area, you'll find everything children love about railways, including our very own KIBALA Express miniature train – a highlight of the museum. Exciting games let children explore the different jobs on the railway and learn about the differences between diesel, steam and electric locomotives. And if that's not enough to tire them out, an exciting puzzle hunt, a real train simulator and many more activities await.

For fire safety reasons, strollers are not allowed in the KIBALA. You will find a parking space for strollers on the 2nd floor or in the cloakroom area on the ground floor.

We reserve the right to close the KIBALA in case of persistent heat for the safety of all visitors.

Full speed ahead... with the KIBALA Express

When the signal turns green, it’s time to jump aboard the KIBALA Express for a trip through our railway wonderland. Every child aged 3 or above receives a free ticket for the KIBALA Express together with their museum admission ticket.

When I grow up, I want to be....

Kids can try out different roles and uniforms – from engine driver to guard or trackworker.

Brio railway XXL

The large Brio railway layout, one of the biggest in Europe, is a real draw for young railway fans with its trains, bridges, tunnels, stations and endless play opportunities.

Clamber aboard the climbing frame train

The colourful climbing locomotive can be explored from inside and out. Who says museums can't be fun?

How well do you know your trains?

Children will love the KIBALA puzzlehunt – a free booklet packed with puzzles, colouring pictures and exciting stories. Collect different pages to create your own album. We'll give you a stamp every time you visit. Frequent visitors (three stamps required) earn a special gift from our ticket desk.

Time for a break?

In our picnic area next to KIBALA you can take the weight off your feet and consume your own cold food and drinks.

Time-travelling with Grandpa Adler

The Time-travelling with Grandpa Adler exhibition is an interactive, hands-on experience that brings to life the story of the Adler, the locomotive that ran Germany's first passenger train service. Grandpa Adler's historic journey in 1835 heralded the beginning of the railway age in Germany. Since then, he has had many adventures, which he shares with his friends from the "little ICE" family.

Children from the age of three can experience the history of the railway in an entertaining way at various hands-on play and listening stations. Fun is guaranteed!

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Deutsche Bahn Stiftung gGmbH
DB Museum
Lessingstrasse 6
90443 Nuremberg

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Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday 9 to 17 o'clock
Saturday, Sunday, holidays 10 to 18 o'clock
Monday closed

Admission prices
Adults9 €
Families (2 adults and up to 4 children)18 €
Children (aged 6 to 17)5 €
Reduced price7 €
School classes (per person up to and including 13th grade)3 €
Children up to 6 years of age
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