THE RITZ-CARLTON, WOLFSBURG

Parkstrasse 1, 38440 Wolfsburg Germany
Phone:  +49 5361 60 7000   •  Map & Directions
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Attractions



Explore a city renowned for its contributions to transportation history. With the opening of the Autostadt (Volkswagen’s Auto City), the Phaeno Science Center, Museum of Modern Art and a planetarium, Wolfsburg’s destination stock has skyrocketed. The Ritz-Carlton, Wolfsburg is the perfect place to discover all that northern Germany has to offer.


Autostadt

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Die Autostadt
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0.1 km /1 minute walk
0800 288 678 238 / Website
The Autostadt (Car City) is a forum for mobility, built by one of the larges car manufacturers in Europe - Volkswagen. This center of excellence is dedicated to the automobile in a rather unusual way by emphasizing design, art, architecture and science – without highlighting cars.

Cultural

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Phaeno Science Center
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2 km / 10 minute walk
+49 (0) 180 – 10 60 600 / Website
The “Phæno” offers 250 interactive “experimental stations” and eight exciting thematic areas from the world of natural science and technology. Visitors can explore wind and weather, micro / macro, matter, light and vision, life, energy, information and movement, as well as the striking architecture of this iconic building.
Wolfsburg Castle
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2 km / 15 minute walk
+49 (0) 5361 – 61 82 85 40 / Website
This impressive castle, built in the Renaissance style, is the cultural heart of Wolfsburg and is home to the city gallery, art-society and museum. Visitors discover much about the origins and history of the castle as well as the historical development of the region.
Schaukasten Wolfsburg
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3 km / 15 minute walk
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The glass showcase at the corner of Kleiststrasse/Schachtweg is the last of the original four showcases which shaped the townscape of Wolfsburg in the 1950s and 1960s. Originally used for documentation relating to the city's development, these rare artifacts were used in the past few decades as advertising boxes and often stood empty.

Some 60 years after it was first erected, the last remaining showcase has undergone a transformation and has had new life breathed into it.

The initiators want to present historical and contemporary ideas and objects, creating a space for everyday culture in the immediate vicinity of Wolfsburg's 'Hallenbad' (former public pool). Following renovation in 2012, this showcase features frequently changing exhibitions on the themes of culture, history, society and art.
Kunstmuseum
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3 km / 5 minutes by car
+49 (0) 5361 – 26 690 / Website
The Museum of Art was born by a private foundation and shows exhibits of modern and contemporary art. The exhibition program includes presentations by internationally established artists and young innovators.
Wolfsburg Planetarium
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3 km / 5 minutes by car
+49 (0) 5361 – 21 939 / Website
The Planetarium features exhibits, lectures and demonstrations along with an impressive artificial, starlit sky.
Theater Wolfsburg
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4,5 km / 10 minutes by car
+49 (0) 5361 – 26 73 -37/-38 / Website
1973, exactly 40 years ago, the famous architect Hans Scharoun had the plan to build a new theater in Wolfsburg which is realized at Klieversberg. The theater is already a sensation as a building and with its modern, tasteful auditorium it can accommodate 777 spectators in music theater and has 833 seats in drama. One of the longest theater foyers ever attracts the visitor on his way into the audience hall in a world full of passion, drama, excitement and entertainment. The Theater Wolfsburg provides national and international guest performances and productions for all ages, a theatre rich in variety at a very high level offering opera, operetta, musical, concert, ballet, modern dance, comedy, tragedy, vaudeville, reading and children's and youth theater. Be our guest!
paläon Research and Experience Centre Schöningen Spears
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57 km / 45 minutes by car
+49 (0) 5352 – 969140 / Website
paläon – Research and Experience Centre Schöningen Spears
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Welcome to the paläon – the most fascinating archaeological experience centre of the world! Experience exciting stories all around the worldwide sensation of the Schöningen Spears – approximately 300,000 years old and thus the oldest preserved hunting weapons of mankind.

Discover the prehistoric man in you! An impressive exhibition, a journey through time, a research centre – in paläon, history is an experience. The vibrant exhibition opens an exciting look about 300,000 years back into the past.

Recreation

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Volkswagen Arena
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1 km / 5 minute walk
+49 (0) 53 61 - 89 030 / Website
The soccer stadium of the VfL Wolfsburg was built in 2002, and accommodating 30,000 spectators for soccer games featuring teams in Germany´s highest division. You may also book a guided tour for a unique look behind the scenes.
Allerpark
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2 km / 10 minute walk
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The Allerpark with the Allersee offers and impressive 3.5 km course that is perfectly suite for walking, jogging or in-line skating. From May to October, there is also swimming.
Golfclub Wolfsburg/Boldecker Land e.V.
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12 km / 15 minutes by car
+49 (0) 5366 - 1223 / Website
Only a short distance away from the Ritz Carlton and the Autostadt the Golfclub Wolfsburg with a well-groomed 18 Holed Golf course can be found. On these facilities you can relax by a game of golf or practice to play. Guests are always welcome.