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Schlossmuseum Hannover

Museum Schloss Herrenhausen c) Landeshauptstadt Hannover Herrenhausen Palace Museum

The summer residence of the Royal House of Hanover was destroyed in the Second World War. Now it has been rebuilt on the original site to the original plans and filled with life for modern times.
Here in Herrenhausen Palace Museum, Hannover’s Historical Museum provides information on the era of Baroque absolutism, on the importance of Hannover around 1700 and beyond. With the Palace Museum the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen have retrieved their architectural benchmark.

Since March 22 a piece of  Garden history has returned into the west wing of the Museum.
The exhibition ” Garden Art for kings and citizens” attends to the history of the Garden ensemble Herrenhausen.

Opening hours:

April to Oktober: daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
November to March:  Thurs – Sun 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Herrenhäuser Straße 4
30419 Hannover
Tel.: + 49 (0) 511 168 – 34000
E-Mail: herrenhaeuser-gaerten@hannover-stadt.de
Internet: www.herrenhausen.de

Wilhelm Busch – German Museum of Caricature and Art of drawing

The Wilhelm-Busch-Museum / National Museum for Caricature and Sairical Art, boasts a unique Wilhelm Busch collection and a major international collection for satirical art covering five centuries.

Opening hours:

Tuesday to Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday closed


Georgengarten 1
30167 Hannover
Tel: + 49 (0) 5 11/16 99 99-11/16
Fax: + 49 (0) 5 11/16 99 99-99
Internet: www.karikatur-museum.de

Sprengel Museum Hannover

Opened in 1979, the Sprengel Museum Hannover is one of the most important museums of 21st century art, boasting a comprehensive collection and a wide range of temporary exhibitions.

Opening hours:

Tuesday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wed – Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday closed


Sprengel Museum
30169 Hannover
Tel.: + 49 (0) 511 168/43875
Fax: + 49 (0) 511 168/45093
E-Mail: Sprengel-Museum@Hannover-Stadt.de
Internet: www.sprengel-museum.de

Museum August Kestner

Behind its listed glass and concrete facade, the three storeys of the Museum August Kestner display 6006 years of applied art in four collections: Ancient and Egyptian cultures, applied art/design, and a valuable coin collection.

Opening hours:

Monday closed
Tuesday – Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Museum August Kestner
Trammplatz 3
30159 Hannover
Tel.: +49 (0) 511 168-42730
Fax: +49 (0) 511 168-46530
E-Mail: museum-august-kestner@hannover-stadt.de
Internet: www.kestner-museum.de

Kestnergesellschaft Hannover

Kestnergesellschaft Museum Hannover Kestnergesellschaft

The Kestnergesellschaft is Germany´s lagest and most well known arts society. The artists exhibited here since 1916 are a Who´s Who of the 20th and 21st century art history.

Opening hours:

Daily 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Monday closed


Goseriede 11
30159 Hannover
Tel.: + 49 (0) 511/ 70120 – 0
Fax: + 49 (0) 511/ 70120 – 20
E-Mail: kestner@kestnergesellschaft.de
Internet: www.kestner.org

Hannover Museum of History

Take a journey back through the history of the city and the kingdom of Hannover. Numerous exhibits, models and reconstructions presenting over five centuries of Hannover`s cultural history. The museum also houses one of the most comprehensive collections of rural life in Niedersachsen.

Opening hours:

Tue 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Wed –  Fri 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat and Sun 10 a.n. – 6 p.m.
Holidays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Closed: Good Friday, May 1, 03.10, 24.12 + 25.12., 31.12 and 01.01


Historisches Museum
Pferdestraße 6
30159 Hannover
Tel.: +49 (0) 511 168-42352
Fax: +49 (0) 511 168-45003
E-Mail: Historisches.Museum@Hannover-Stadt.de
Internet: www.hannover-museum.de

Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum

Lower Saxony State Museum The Landesmuseum is by far the biggest museum in Hannover, with about 7,000 square meters of exhibition space. What makes it particulary attractive is the extraordinarily broad spectrum ot its collections: the State Art Gallery (European art from the middle Ages to the early 20th century incl. works of Rembrandt, Rubens, Dürer e.g.); the Departments of Natural History (geology, palaeontology, zoology) with the big attractions the auarium “vivarium” (more than 2000 native and exotic fish, amphibans and reptiles)and the model of dinosaur; Early history (Palaeonlithic Age to high Middles Ages) and Ethnology.

Opening hours:

Tue – Sun : 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
(Closed on Mondays)

Closed on the following days:

  • Good Friday
  • Ascension Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day (Dec 25)
  • New Year’s Eve


Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum
Willy-Brandt-Allee 5
30169 Hannover
Tel: + 49 (0) 511/9807 – 686
Fax: + 49 (0) 511/9807 – 684
E-Mail: info@landesmuseum-hannover.de
Internet: www.nlmh.de