material testing authority

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Contact information

phone: +49 (0) 6131 - 628 -6116 
fax:     +49 (0) 6131 - 628 -6109

phone: +49 (0) 6131 - 628 -6113
fax:     +49 (0) 6131 - 628 -6109

e-mail: mpa (at)

Postal address

Amtliche Prüfstelle für Baustoffe
Holzstrasse 36
55116 Mainz

Address for delivery

Hochschule Mainz
Amtliche Prüfstelle für Baustoffe
Rheinstrasse 10 
55116 Mainz

Approaching Amtliche Prüfstelle für Baustoffe

By Train/Plane:
Target Station: Bahnhof Mainz - Römisches Theater (Mainz-Süd / South Station) 
From Wiesbaden (15 min.) and Mainz Main Station (Hauptbahnhof) (2 min.) on S8 heading towards Hanau or on Stadtexpress heading in direction Aschaffenburg. 
From Frankfurt Main Station (30 min.) or Frankfurt Airport (25 min.) on S8 heading to Wiesbaden.
The Holzstrasse is within walking distance (5 min.) from Bahnhof Mainz - Römisches Theater (Mainz-Süd / South Station) in direction to the Rhine and Rheingoldhalle/Rathaus.

By Car:
From any exit of the Mainz Beltway follow signs to inner city (Innenstadt.) Next follow signs "Rheingoldhalle" or "Rathaus" until you reach Rheinstraße and the Holzturm (medieval tower). Convenient parking can be found in the Hyatt Regency/Fort Malakoff car park directly south of the Fachhochschule or in the car park Rathaus directly north.


Office and Laboratory

Delivery of test specimens