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Starting on June 17, in the Lake Dwellings at Lake Constance the word is „Stone Age Live“. Each Sunday between 10: 00 am and 5:00 pm Stone Age Man „Uhldi“ demonstrates the handcraft techniques that were most essential to the first farmers in history.

How about sniffing some Stone Age air? No problem for the visitors at the Lake Dwelling Museum at Lake Constance. Next to the original film village, right now the peacock goats Cadiz, Elmira, and Calenzana from the ARD Broadcast series „Stone Age – The Experiment“. Two small lambs are keeping the goats company.

During the summer of 2006, the SWR-Broadcasting company sent 13 people into the Stone Age. The village ensemble, reconstructed for the series at a pond in the hinterland of Lake Constance, consists of three villages a village square, and stables, opened on May 22, 2007.

The Schweizer Bodensee-Schiffahrt (BSB) offers a new direct route into the Stone Age starting April 29 when the new Spring schedule takes effect. Starting April 29, visitors can reach the Lake Dwelling Museum in Unteruhldingen directly from the Swiss shore of Lake Constance.

For schools, the Lake Dwelling Museum Unteruhldingen at Lake Constance offers complimentary to the curriculum student projects about the Stone and Bronze Age between April 16 and May 25, 2007. The pedagogic staff of the Museum teaches basic theoretical and practical information about the prehistoric life at Lake Constance.

During the summer of 2006, the SWR-Broadcasting company sent 13 people into the Stone Age. The village ensemble, reconstructed for the series at a pond in the hinterland of Lake Constance, consisting of three villages a village square, and stables, is planned to be reconstructed in a picturesque scenery until the start of the broadcast Stone Age documentary on Pentecost day at Germany oldest archeological open air museum.

With the sun shining bright, the Unteruhldinger Lake Dwellings finished their Spring-cleaning. Under the aegis of the British artist Gerry Embleton, the village constructed five years ago, received a new fresh look.
The film village from the new Stone Age documentation broadcasted by the SWR, is planned to be completed prior to the film shooting in the Lake Dwellings. With the addition of the new village, the oldest archeological Open Air Museum in Germany at Lake Constance, will expand to a total of 23 houses.