Mineralien-Ausstellung im Atrium,
With the mineral exhibition in the atrium, Sparkasse Pforzheim Calw provides an entertaining and informative insight into the history of mining in the Black Forest in the TurmQuartier and at the same time creates the stage for numerous minerals from the collection of the Arbeitskreis Mineralienmuseum Pforzheim-Dillweißenstein e.V. (mineral museum working group).
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With the help of numerous original exhibits, attractive room and media installations as well as explanatory texts, visitors gain exciting insights into the fascinating world of minerals and the importance of mining for industrialization and the emergence of the money economy in the Black Forest. The time period depicted in the exhibition ranges from the Celts through the Middle Ages to the present day.
"What do mining, minerals and ores have to do with the economic history of the Black Forest?" Under this guiding question, the exhibition presents the fascinating diversity of minerals and shows how their mining and use have shaped people's lives to this day.
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How to get there
Arrival by car from Karlsruhe: Motorway A8 - Exit Pforzheim-West. Please follow the B10 in the direction of Pforzheim Zentrum and follow the signs to the Sparkassen parking garage, Luisenstraße 4.
Arrival by car from Stuttgart: Motorway A8 - Exit Pforzheim-Ost.
Public transport: From Pforzheim main station, it is a 5-minute walk to the TurmQuartier. Directions to Pforzheim main station or Leopoldplatz