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Waisenhaus Halle
Francke Foundations

The Francke Foundations in Halle, founded in 1698 as a poorhouse and orphanage by the Pietist theologian August Hermann Francke (1663-1727), gained respect and recognition throughout 18th-century Europe as an educational ... more

Hafthäuser der Justizvollzugsanstalt Halle

Known as the "Roter Ochse" ("Red Ox"), this still-operational prison complex was opened as a "Royal Prussian penal, learning and reform complex" in 1842. The memorial is located in a section of the prison that is over 10 ... more

Händel-Haus (Foto: Thomas Ziegler) Halle
Handel House

The Music Museum of the city of Halle (Saale) was established in the birth house of Georg Friedrich Handel in 1948. The collection and priorities of the museum focus on the life and work of Georg Friedrich Handel, the mu ... more

Moritzburg Innenhof Halle
Endowment Moritzburg

The art museum is housed in a castle from the late 15th century that once served as the residence of the Archbishop of Magdeburg. During the Thirty Years War, the Moritzburg Castle suffered severe damage. It was converte ... more

Museumsgebäude Halle
Regional Museum of Prehistory

Its general renovations now completed, Germany's oldest museum structure for prehistoric archaeology has now reopened with its new permanent exhibition. The thematic spheres include the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Ages ( ... more

Skelett einer Doppelbildung aus der Meckelschen Sammlung Halle
Anatomical collections

The anatomical collections of Halle University belong to the most extensive ones of its kind in Europe. They have invaluable preparations. The anatomist from Halle Philipp Friedrich Theodor Meckel (1755-1803) extended hi ... more

Außenansicht des Robertinum am Universitätsplatz, in dem sich das Archäologische Museum befindet Halle
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Archaeological Museum

The archaeological teaching collection of the University of Halle has had the character of a public museum since it was founded in 1845. Today, it is housed in a building constructed in 1891 specifically for the collecti ... more

Fossile Zähne des Tapirverwandten der Gattung Lophiodon Halle

The Geiseltal Museum is located in the center of Halle in a residential structure from the early Renaissance originally built for the Archbishop of Mainz and Magdeburg.

As a result of the extensive lignite min ... more

Ansicht des Museumsgebäudes: ehemaliger Stall für Rinder- u. Pferdehaltung Halle
Museum for domestic animal customer

The museum is located not far from the city center in a closed courtyard on the original site of the Agricultural Institute of the University of Halle. The exhibition rooms are in a former stable. The display focuses on ... more

Universitätshauptgebäude Halle
Central University Museum

The Central University Museum was opened to celebrate Luther in the main building in 1983. Since 1992 it has been in the former students house 𠇋urse zur Tulpe” whose rooms have been redesigned in Bauhaus style.< ... more

Hauptgebäude Zentralmagazin Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Foto: F. Steinheimer Halle
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
projekt university museum of natural

More than five million objects are housed in the natural sciences storerooms of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. They are part of one of the ten largest, oldest and most important of such collections in Ger ... more

Blick in den historischen Säugersaal: systematisches Schau- und Lehrmagazin aus dem 19. Jahrhundert Halle
Zoological Collection

Founded in 1775 by J. F. G. Goldhagen as a cabinet of natural history, the zoological collection has been continually expanded over the past 200 years by purchases, donations, international exchanges and collecting exped ... more

Foyer Stadtmuseum Halle; Bildrechte: Stadt Halle (Saale)/T. Ziegler Halle
city museum

The headquarters of the Halle City Museum, located at Großen Märkerstraße 10, consists of a heritage-rich collection of structures spanning from a Renaissance townhouse to a former printing building. Chr ... more

Oberburg Giebichenstein Halle
Castle Giebichenstein

Giebichenstein is one of the oldest settled areas in the Halle district. It became part of the Frankish Empire in the early 9th century. The salt production in the nearby Wittekind Valley, the strategic location atop of ... more

Aussenansicht Technisches Halloren- und Salinemuseum Halle Halle
Museum of Salt Workers and Salt works

As a result of the renovation measures beginning in early 2020, the museum will be closed on 31.12.2019 and will probably be reopened in mid-2022.

The museum of workers employed in the salt works of Hal ... more

Wilhelm-Friedemann-Bach-Haus (Foto: Uwe Köhn) Halle
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach House

The Wilhelm Friedemann Bach House on Großer Klausstraße, the former residence of the eldest son of Johann Sebastian Bach, is one of the most important Renaissance houses in the city of Halle. The new part of ... more