It’s located in the western part of city of Krapina and declared a paleontological nature monument. It is an important paleontological, paleoanthropological and archaeological site. Researhes start on 23 August 1899, when Dragutin Gorjanovi? Kramberger started research. During the six years of excavations was found about nine hundred human fossil bones, numerous stone tools from the Paleolithic period, and the fossil remains of cave bears, wolves, moose, giant deer, rhinoceros, wild cattle and other animals from 130,000 years ago.
The new museum called the Krapina Neanderthal Museum was officially opened in 2010.