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FigurenSpielSammlung (Foto: Jesko Döring) Magdeburg


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Bauhaus Dessau Dessau-Roßlau
Bauhaus Dessau Foundation

The German Federal Government, the state of Saxony-Anhalt, and the city of Dessau founded the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation in 1994. Located in the historic Bauhaus Building, the new institution - one of the cultural beacons ... more

Treppe zum Carl-Loewe-Haus und Stadtkirche Löbejün
Carl-Loewe-Museum Löbejün

Following extensive renovations conducted by the state, district, and town, the Carl Loewe House in the town of Wettin-Löbejün was handed over to the Carl Loewe Association in April, 2014, with the intention of opening a ... more

Brilanz der mittelalterlichen Goldschmiedekunst (Foto: Domschatzstiftung) Halberstadt
Cathedral Treasure Halberstadt

The Halberstadt Cathedral is not only one of the most beautiful Gothic church structures in existence, but it also houses one of the most extensive collections of church treasures consisting of over 650 individual pieces ... 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 “Burse zur Tulpe” whose rooms have been redesigned in Bauhaus style.
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Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Ansicht von Westen (Foto: Hans Wulf Kunze) Magdeburg
Cloister

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

Blick in die Anlage 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

Gotisches Haus Wörlitz
Gothic House

The "Gothic House", one of the most beautiful examples of the Neo-Gothic style, was built from 1773 onwards. Apart from the private rooms of the Prince it also housed his collections. Although the inspiration for the bui ... more

Händel-Haus 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

Maschinenhalle Schönebeck
Industrial Museum Schönebeck

The Industrial Museum Schönebeck – Theme Park of Technology and Innovation (iMUSEt), located near the Schönebeck railway station in the listed, historic industrial buildings of a former power station built in 1908, focus ... more

Eingangshalle Ilsenburg
Iron and Steelworkers Museum Ilsenburg

In the museum’s focus of interest is the art of iron-casting in Ilsenburg. In the entrance the visitor is welcomed by iron-casting stairs from the 19th century that lead to the exhibitions. Further examples of iron-casti ... more

Marstall mit der kunsthalle bernburg Bernburg
kunsthalle bernburg

Since 2013, the former riding arena of the stables (today, City Hall II) has been used as an exhibition center known as the Kunsthalle Bernburg. The space was converted by the Bernburg-born artist Erika Magdalinski-Götze ... more

Ansicht der Lyonel-Feininger-Galerie, Foto: Peter Kühn, Dessau Quedlinburg
Lyonel-Feininger-Gallery

The Lyonel Feininger Gallery is a museum and exhibition space for 20th century and contemporary art. The museum is dedicated to the work of Lyonel Feininger and houses one of the most important collections of the graphic ... more

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

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

Kapitelhausgarten und Blick auf das 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

Rückansicht Museum mit historischen Bergbaumaschinen und Geräten aus vergangenen Zeiten Staßfurt
Municipal- and Mining museum Staßfurt

In 1983 a permanent exhibition of the history of the town of Staßfurt and of the common salt production until 1850 was opened. (Later a strong potassium industry developed. In Staßfurt there was the first shaft all over ... more

Burg Falkenstein Falkenstein
Museum Castle Falkenstein

The "Falkenstein" Castle belongs to the most beautiful and well-preserved castles in the Harz Mountains. In spite of intensive building the medieval basic character of this castle has been retained. Connected with this c ... more

Jagdschloss Letzlingen Letzlingen
Museum hunting lodge Letzlingen

The picturesquely located Letzlinger Schloss ["Letzlingen Hunting Lodge"] was built between 1559 and 1562 by order of Prince-elector Johann Georg von Brandenburg. The stately hunting lodge owes its existence to his love ... more

Schloss Bernburg Bernburg
Museum Palace Bernburg

The permanent exhibition covers the pre- and early history of the Saale region, the cultural and technological history of the mills and millers of the Lower Saale Valley, and the numismatic cabinet with the Ascanian coin ... more

Schloss Oranienbaum Oranienbaum
Museum Palace Oranienbaum

The Oranienbaum Palace – this testimony to Dutch-style Baroque architecture holds changing exhibitions relating to the Dutch roots of Princess Henriette Catherine of Orange-Nassau, who had the palace built. The top floor ... more

Stadtmuseum Wilhelm von Kügelgen Ballenstedt
Museum Wilheim von Kügelgen

The museum is in a simple Baroque palais at the Schlossplatz and is part of a historical complex of buildings like palace, theatre and the palace garden. The visitor is introduced vividly to the history of the town Balle ... more

Naumann-Museum Köthen
Naumann-Museum

In the palace in 1835 J.F. Naumann (1780-1857), founder of the scientific ornithology, prepared a collection of birds which he started. This collection consisting of 113 show-cases has hardly been changed and has been in ... more

Maria Magdalens, Ausschnitt eines Altarretabels, Lukas Cranach d.Ä., um 1517-18 Naumburg
Naumburg Cathedral Treasure Vault

As of 29 June 2006, in close proximity to the Naumburg Cathedral, more than 30 selected Medieval and Renaissance treasures are being publicly presented for the first time in decades. Altars, panels, sacral sculptures, do ... more

restaurierter Westflügel von Westen Harzgerode
Palace Harzgerode

In the mid-16th century, Prince George III had the Harzgerode Castle built completely anew as a fortified castle of the early modern period. Today, it is a one-of-a-kind monument to the castle-building style of Anhalt an ... more

Schloss Luisium Dessau-Roßlau
Palace Luisium

The "Wörlitz Palace" which was built between 1774 and 1778 is an outstanding testimony to the early classical architecture in Germany and one of the most beautiful creations of the master builder Friedrich Wilhelm von Er ... more

Schloss Mosigkau Dessau-Roßlau
Palace Mosigkau

Built between 1752-1757 as the summer residence of Princess Anna-Wilhelmine von Anhalt-Dessau - an aunt of Prince Franz - Mosigkau Castle belongs to the few Rococo buildings in Middle Germany which are in good condition. ... more

Schloss Wörlitz Wörlitz
Palace Wörlitz

The Wörlitz Palace as the earliest classical building in Germany was built between 1769 ans 1773. It was designed by Friedrich Wilhelm von Erdmannsdorff. Prince Leopold III. Friedrich Franz von Anhalt-Dessau as a summer ... more

Schloss Georgium Dessau-Roßlau
Picture Gallery of Anhalt Dessau

Palace Georgium is located in charmingly landscaped park only 5 minutes way from the main train station. The foundation of the "Anhalt Picture Gallery" - established in 1927 by the Free State of Anhalt - consists of valu ... more

Winckelmann-Museum Stendal
Winckelmann Museum

Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717-1768). His book The History of Ancient Art among the Greeks (first published in 1764) has resulted in him being recognized as the father of modern cientific archaeology and modern art hi ... more