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Museums Saxony-Anhalt

Gustav-Adolf-Museum, Funeral Parlour

The Swedish King Gustav Adolf II, who was killed in action in the battle of Lützen, was layed on the bier in this house and later a post-mortem was carried out. This building served as well as lodging for Wallenstein´s general Pappenheim who was serving for the cavalry. Based on evidences the exhibition informs the visitors about the background and the course of the Thirty Year´s War. A diorama shows over 10,000 tin soldiers and reconstructs the battle of Lützen.