Movie Park Germany, formerly known as Warner Bros. Movie World, is the latest incarnation of a film-based amusement park that opened in 1996. With its American movie themes of Hollywood, New York, Nickland and Santa Monica, visitors get their chance to be “in the movies” as they ride with Jimmy Neutron, Shrek and Spongebob Squarepants.
Hollywood Movies, Roller Coasters, Extreme Rides, Stunt Shows, 3-D Experience, Train Rides, Water Rides, Halloween Events, Free Fall Rides, Ferris Wheel, Parades
Movie Park is open from April through October. Hours vary depending on the season. Off-season hours run from 10 am to 6 pm, with extended hours to 8:00 or 10:00 during the summer months and Halloween.
Movie Park Germany, located in Bottrop (district Kirchhellen), has a prime central location among many of Europe’s big cities. It is 202 km (125 mi) from Amsterdam, 250 km (155 mi) from Brussels, and 310 km (193 mi) from Luxembourg.
How To Get To Movie Park Germany
Düsseldorf International airport is the closest to Movie Park. From there, it’s possible to rent a car or transfer to a train.
The Autobahn A31 is the most convenient way to reach Movie Park Germany. Take exit Bottrop Kirchhellen-Nord and follow the signs to the park.
By Public Transport
From Düsseldorf’s Airport Station, you can connect to Essen‘s main station and switch to the train heading to Borken (RE14, RB 44 or RB43). The station for Movie Park is called Feldhausen, which is a short 300 m walk away from the park.
Movie Park Germany Highlights
The High Fall
Europe’s only gyro-drop tower puts you in a free fall of up to 90 km/h (55 mph), plummeting from a height of 60 m (197 ft).
Crazy Action Stunt Show
Feel like you’re in a Hollywood movie as you experience the explosions, close calls and daredevil tricks of this group of stuntmen.
Halloween Horror Fest
This October event is a must for lovers of Halloween. The park is transformed into a house of horrors as the streets are filled with creatures of the night, werewolves, vampires and zombies. Your spine will tingle as you brave the haunted nighttime attractions. For the smaller and more easily-scared, there’s also some daylight activities like jack-o-lantern carving.
More Movie Park Germany Attractions
With six different themes, there’s plenty of fun to experience. In Santa Monica, there are roller coasters, jet skis, ferris wheels and the Hollywood Film Museum. You’ll feel like you’re riding a wave as you spin like a top on the wild Crazy Surfer roller coaster. As you sit on the edge of a rotating disc, you’ll travel up and down the coaster tracks.
Nickland features your favorite kids cartoons like Spongebob Squarepants, Dora the Explorer, Jimmy Neutron and the WonderPets in fun rides for the children. In the Streets of New York you’ll find the NY Transformer, a dizzying ride that spins you through the air.
Experience American and German history in the Old West, which has the country’s first wooden roller coaster. Shrek 4-D can be found in Hollywood while the characters of Ice Age await you in the Mystery River.
The usual theme park food of hamburgers and pizza can be found here, as well as German schnitzel. There’s also plenty of sweet shops offering ice cream for a warm summer day.
The Music Club and Pizza & Pasta are the two main restaurants.
Movie Park Germany Prices
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