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A compilation of museums. Browse through castles, palaces, exhibition halls and town museums.

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Neuenburg Castle high over Freyburg (Unstrut), Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany Castles, Museums, Travel Destinations, Europe, Wine

Neuenburg Castle high over Freyburg (Unstrut)

Neuenburg Castle (Schloss Neuenburg) located in the wine-growing area of Saale-Unstrut accommodates a wine museum. I took this photo while enjoying a boat trip on the Unstrut River. Sources / More info Saale-Unstrut region (Wikipedia) Schloss Neuenburg (Website)

Fascinating modern architecture inside the walls of Nuremberg. The glass façade of the ‘Neues Museum’ is mirroring the old town wall. By the way the museum is about modern and contemporary art as well as design. Nuremberg Germany, Glass Facades, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Old City, Bavaria, Old Town, Day Trips, Old Things, Around The Worlds

The 'Neues Museum' in Nuremberg

Fascinating modern architecture inside the walls of Nuremberg. The glass façade of the ‘Neues Museum’ is mirroring the old town wall. By the way the museum is about modern and contemporary art as well as design. Neues Museum (Website)

Museum of Keys (Schell Collection) in Graz, Austria Graz Austria, Museums, Keys, Europe, Collection, Unique Key, Museum, Human Height

Schell Collection in Graz

At the Schell Collection, also known as Museum of Keys (Schlüsselmuseum), you can learn a lot about keys, locks, chests and jewellery boxes. Another focus is on decorative ironwork used for house signs, grave crosses, windows and doors. [German] Sources / More info Schell Collection (Website)

Roman museum and ruins of an ancient Roman fort in Passau, Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Passau Germany, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Roman History, Ancient Romans, Bavaria, Museums

Roman museum Boitro in Passau

Passau has a rich Roman history. On the site of the Roman museum Boitro (Römermuseum Kastell Boitro) you can still see parts of an ancient fort generally known as Kastell Boitro. Römermuseum Kastell Boitro (Website) Kastell Boitro (Wikipedia)

The pharmacy museum (Apothekenmuseum) is located in the rooms of the Lion Pharmacy (Löwenapotheke). Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Bavaria, Museums, Germany, Europe, Country

Pharmacy Museum in Naumburg (Saale)

The pharmacy museum (Apothekenmuseum) is located in the rooms of the Lion Pharmacy (Löwenapotheke). Some of the exhibits are dating back to 1820. The collection also shows a lot of equipment which was used in pharmacies up to the time in the GDR (DDR). Sources / More info Apothekenmuseum Naumburg (Website)

The danse macabre (Totentanz) in Füssen is the oldest one of Bavaria. It was created by the painter Jacob Hiebler and can be seen as an exhibit of the museum of local history (Museum der Stadt Füssen) located in the … Continue reading → Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Danse Macabre, Local History, History Museum, Bavaria, Museums

Danse macabre in Füssen

The danse macabre (Totentanz) in Füssen is the oldest one of Bavaria. It was created by the painter Jacob Hiebler and can be seen as an exhibit of the museum of local history (Museum der Stadt Füssen) located in the former St. Mang’s Abbey. A dance macabre reminds of the fact that people of all…

Crocodile at the cabinet of curiosities in Halle (Saale), Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Halle, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Cabinet Of Curiosities, Curiosity, Strawberry Hill, Peacocks

Cabinet of curiosities at the Francke Foundations

The cabinet of art and natural history (Kunst- und Naturalienkammer) was established by August Hermann Francke in 1698. Today this collection is regarded as the only fully preserved cabinet of curiosities dating from the Baroque age. [German] The appeal of this chamber is that it was designed for school purposes and not for just impressing…

Under the Sun of Arcadia, a room at the Handel House in Halle (Saale), Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Halle, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Park Hotel, Bavaria, Museums, Germany

Handel House in Halle (Saale)

Georg Frideric Handel (Georg Friedrich Händel) was born in Halle (Saale) in 1685 and lived in this city for 18 years. Today, his birthplace houses an exhibition on the life and work of the composer. It is generally known as the Handel House (Händel-Haus). [German] The photo shows the room “Under the Sun of Arcadia”…

The Beatles Museum in Halle (Saale) shows the history of the Beatles from the foundation of the band in 1960 up to their separation in It also displays material about their solo careers after The museum is located … Continue reading → Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Halle, Beatles Museum, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Bavaria, Museums, The Beatles

Beatles Museum in Halle (Saale)

The Beatles Museum in Halle (Saale) shows the history of the Beatles from the foundation of the band in 1960 up to their separation in 1970. It also displays material about their solo careers after 1970. The museum is located in a Baroque building dating back to 1708. Sources / More info Beatles Museum Halle…

Hallors and Saline Museum in Halle (Saale), Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Halle, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Scooters, Museums, Germany, Industrial

Hallors and Saline Museum in Halle (Saale)

The museum was established in 1967 in the buildings of the former Royal Prussian saline to Halle (Saale). In these rooms, salt is still traditionally extracted. On regular events, the visitors can look over the Hallors’ shoulders during salt production. [German] Besides the costume of the Hallors with its typical 18 buttons, the lance is…

Muzej Sergej Mašera in Piran, Slovenia Naval History, Art History, Slovenia, Museums, Colorado, Coast, Europe, Mansions, Architecture

Muzej Sergej Mašera in Piran

The Museum offers a collection of the maritime past of the Slovenian coast, Slovenian naval history and related economic activities. It includes an archaeological, a maritime, and an art-history collection. Besides that the museum informs about salt-making and fishing in the region. I was especially impressed by a collection of paintings and ship models covering…

Showcase about the Nebra Sky Disc at the Arche Nebra in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Bavaria, Museums, Old Things, Castle, Germany

The Arche Nebra in Saxony-Anhalt

The Nebra sky disk is regarded as the oldest concrete depiction of the cosmos worldwide. Even though the original Nebra sky disk is displayed at the State Museum of Prehistory (Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte), the Arche Nebra is worth a visit. It is located within sight of the sky disk’s place of discovery. Inside the Arche…

Gallery of Old & New Masters in Schwerin, Germany Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Bavaria, Old And New, Museums, Masters, Travel Destinations

State Museum in Schwerin

The State Museum Schwerin (Staatliches Museum Schwerin) was opened in 1882. It is built in neo-renaissance style. At the time of its construction, it was considered the authoritative museum building. Particularly well-known exhibits are the animal representations of the French painter Jean Baptiste Oudry and the objects of Marcel Duchamp. [German] Sources / More info…

Museum of local history in Warnemünde, Germany Central Europe, Local History, Germany, Mansions, House Styles, Museums, Building, Galleries, Wall

Museum of local history in Warnemünde

The museum of local history (Heimatmuseum) is located in a building dating back to 1767. The exhibition tells about local life as well as about typical elements of a seaman’s life. So one can see collections of dioramas built by sailors. There are also souvenirs like English stoneware brought home from numerous sea travels. Sources…

The Ozeaneum, a huge aquarium in Stralsund, Germany North Sea, Baltic Sea, Museums, New York Skyline, Aquarium, Castle, Germany, Europe, Urban

Ozeaneum in Stralsund

The Ozeanum is a public aquarium located in the historical harbour of Stralsund. It is part of the German Oceanographic Museum (Deutsches Meeresmuseum) and displays primarily sea life of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Ozeaneum Stralsund (Wikipedia) Ozeaneum Stralsund (Website)

Reconstruction of an ancient gate on the grounds of the former Roman fort Biriciana in the Bavarian city Weißenburg. The fort was the garrison of the Ala I Hispanorum Auriana. Saxony Anhalt, Rhineland Palatinate, Travel Info, Travel Ideas, Lower Saxony, North Rhine Westphalia, Ancient Romans, European Travel, Bavaria

Biriciana | An ancient roman fort in the heart of Bavaria

Reconstruction of an ancient gate on the grounds of the former Roman fort Biriciana in the Bavarian city of Weißenburg. The fort was the garrison of the Ala I Hispanorum Auriana. Sources / More info Roman fort Biriciana (Website)