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Kulturhistorisches Museum Magdeburg Magdeburg
Magdeburg Cultural History Museum

When the museum first opened in 1906 [as the Kaiser Friedrich Museum], the founding director Theodor Volbehr (1862-1931) stated, "The Kaiser Friedrich Museum intends to be a house that eases the comprehension of the cult ... more

Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Ansicht von Westen (Foto: Hans Wulf Kunze) Magdeburg

In the heart of the regional capital of Magdeburg, not far from the Elbe River, is the Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen ("Convent of Our Lady Art Museum"), the most important venue for contemporary art and one of ... more

Lukasklause Aussenansicht Magdeburg
Otto-von-Guericke-Zentrum in the Lukasklause

The octagonal tower of the Lukasklause belongs as a rest of the former city fortification to the oldest constructions of Magdeburg. Here a constant exhibit about life and work Otto von Guerickes (in 1602-1686) with copyi ... more

Dommuseum Ottonianum Magdeburg

The museumscape of Magdeburg has been enriched with the new, state-of-the-art building of the Dommuseum Ottonianum. The museum's name honours one of the most important historical personalities of Saxony-Anhalt and Magdeb ... more

FigurenSpielSammlung (Foto: Jesko Döring) Magdeburg
Puppetry Collection of Central Germany in Villa p. at the Magdeburg Puppet Theater

The FigurenSpielSammlung Mitteldeutschland [Puppetry Collection of Central Germany), which opened in 2012, is located in a renovated, landmark half-timbered house built in 1884 known as the Villa p. Located next to the M ... more

Gedenkstätte Moritzplatz Magdeburg Magdeburg
Memorial Moritzplatz Magdeburg

The Moritzplaz Magdeburg Memorial is located in the former Magdeburg-Neustadt pre-trail detention center. The memorial commemorates all those who were held prisoner here due to political reasons during the Soviet occupat ... more

Museum für Naturkunde Magdeburg
Museum of Natural History

The mineralogical exhibition "Von Amethyst bis Zinnober" shows more than 400 different mineral levels. In the part of exhibition "fragmenta diluviana – Ausgestorbenes Leben vor und in der Eiszeit (Extinct life befo ... more

Pilotenrakete Magdeburg

Magdeburg's Museum of Technology is located in a former factory built in 1871 by Hermann Gruson. The structure still contains a working bridge crane that moves at a curve. The focus of the exhibition is on plant faciliti ... more


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Außengelände der Gedenkstätte (Teilansicht) mit dem Kommandoturm, 2013 Marienborn
Memorial German division Marienborn

The Marienborn Memorial of German Division is located on the grounds of the former GDR border-crossing checkpoint (GÜst) at Marienborn. During the period that Germany was divided, the checkpoint at Marienborn develo ... more

Eisenhütte unterm Mägdesprung Mägdesprung
Carlswerk Mägdesprung

Mägdesprung is situated at the small river Selke and impresses the visitor with its ironworks "Eisenhütte unterm Mägdesprung". In 1646 this ironworks was founded by Prince Friedrich von Anhalt-Bernburg-Harzgerode. In and ... more

Klosterkirche, 13. Jahrhundert Memleben
Monastery and Imperial Palace Museum of Memleben

Memleben entered history in the 10th century as a residence of King Henry I ("Henry the Fowler") and Emperor Otto I ("Otto the Great"). Otto the Great's reign began in Memleben with King Henry's death in 936, and ended t ... more

Chemie-Museum Merseburg Merseburg
German Chemical Museum Merseburg

The Deutsche Chemie-Museum Merseburg [German Chemistry Museum Merseburg] includes an open-air technology park featuring a selection of large exhibition pieces (machines, appliances and equipment) relating to the chemistr ... more

Das Merseburger Schloss (1605-08) vom Schlossgarten aus, Obelisken Ende 17. Jh. Merseburg
Museum of History of Civilisation Merseburg

The bishop's castle that later became a duke's residence is situated above the Saale river directly next to the cathedral on the grounds of the Ottonian Königspfalz, or king's palace. The valuable exhibits on displa ... more

Kapitelhaus Merseburg
Merseburg Chapter House

The Chapter House ranks amongst the oldest and most important structures of the Merseburg Cathedral and Castle Ensemble. During the first third of the 20th century, it was still the centre of the entire representative, a ... more

Gottfried-August-Bürger-Museum in Molmerswende

Unfortunately, the museum building and birthplace of Gottfried August of Bürger (1747-1794) is closed due to structural reasons.

Currently, a small interim exhibition can be viewed at the local restaurant ... more