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Braunschweigs Museum – Various possibilities and exhibitions

Braunschweig’s museums offer an unbelievable variety of different sightseeing possibilities – whether photography, natural history museum, city history, classical art or a collection of historical vehicles.

TRAVEL OFFER: Braunschweig for culture vultures

Enjoy the wide range of attrations and events on offer from the lively cultural centre of Braunschweig, with numerous museums showcasing the history of art and culture. At the heart of it all is the renowned Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum. With famous masters such as Rubens and Vermeer and one of the most significant Early Modern collections, it’s the place to enjoy art at the highest level. Why not also dive into Braunschweig’s fascinating history on a guided tour and travel back intime to the Lion City of the 19th century with a visit to the Schlossmuseum?

– 1 or 2 nights incl. breakfast
– Entry to the Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum
– Entry to the Schlossmuseum
– Lion City Walking tour
– 1 MERIAN Braunschweig cultural and travel Magazine per rrom
Bookable: January to November 2019 | Friday to Sunday

Price:
from 89 Euro per person in a double room
from 105 Euro per person in a single room

 

 

Naturhistorisches Museum Braunschweig

Naturhistorisches Museum Braunschweig c) Braunschweig Stadtmarketing GmbH Okerland-Archiv THE DUCAL PALACE MUSEUM

The Ducal Palace, an imposing 19th century building, was badly damaged in World War II and was then completely demolished in 1960. Between 2005 and 2007 the building was reconstructed using many of its original elements. The palace accomodates the »Schlossmuseum« displaying the eventful history of this Guelph Residential Palace.

Contact:

Schlossplatz 1
38100 Braunschweig
Tel.: + 49 (0) 531/4704876
E-Mail: schlossmuseum@residenzschloss-braunschweig.de
Internet: www.schlossmuseum-braunschweig.de

Schloss / Palace; Copyright: Braunschweig Stadtmarketing GmbH

MUNICIPAL MUSEUM BRAUNSCHWEIG

The Municipal Museum fascinates with extensive collections pertaining to Braunschweig’s cultural and art history.

Contact:

Steintorwall 14
38100 Braunschweig
Tel.: + 49 (0) 531-4704505
E-Mail: staedtisches.museum@braunschweig.de
Internet: www.braunschweig.de/Museum

CISTERCIAN MUSEUM RIDDAGSHAUSEN

The Cistercian museum, which is located in the gatehouse and a portion of the former monastery in Riddagshausen, provides information on the history, development, culture and art of the Cistercian order from the height of its importance during the Middle Ages until the present. The architecture of the Cistercians, as a reflection of their ideals, is especially worth seeing.

Contact:

Zisterziensermuseum Riddagshausen
Klostergang 64
38108 Braunschweig
Tel.: +49 (0) 151/10592564
Internet: www.riddagshausen.net

GALLERY OF THE BRAUNSCHWEIG UNIVERSITY OF ART

200 sm display of works and projects by professors and students, around 4 exhibitions per year.

Contact:

Johannes-Selenka-Platz 1
38118 Braunschweig
E-Mail: veranstaltungen@hbk-bs.de
Internet: www.hbk-bs.de

AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM BRAUNSCHWEIG – GUT STEINHOF

Development and mechanisation of farming in the 19th and 20th century.

Contact:

Celler-Heerstraße 336
38112 Braunschweig
Tel.: +49 (0) 531/513370
E-Mail: info@gut-steinhof.de
Internet: www.gut-steinhof.de

CONCENTRATION CAMP-SUB-CAMP MEMORIAL SCHILLSTRASSE

With open archive “Braunschweig – a city in Germany remembers.”

Contact:

Schillstraße 25
38102 Braunschweig
Tel. +49 (0) 531/2702565
Fax. +49 (0) 531/2702564
E-Mail: gedenkstaette@schillstraße.de
Internet: www.schillstrasse.de

RAILWAY MUSEUM BRAUNSCHWEIG

Collection of rail cars and a rail adventure park with a railway hangar that can be used for events.

Contact:

Borsigstraße 2a
38126 Braunschweig
Tel.: +49 (0) 176/80058745
Fax.: +49 (0) 531/2362245
E-Mail: info@vbv-bs.de
Internet: www.eisenbahnerlebnis.de

DANKWARDERODE CASTLE

Castle of Henry the Lion, today it is the exhibition centre for the Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum.

Contact:

Burgplatz 4
38100 Braunschweig
Tel.: +49 (0) 531/12152618
Fax.: +49 (0)531/12252408
E-Mail: info@museum-braunschweig.de
Internet: www.museum-braunschweig.de

MUNICIPAL MUSEUM BRAUNSCHWEIG – OLD CITY HALL

Exhibitions on the history of Braunschweig are housed in this artistically and architecturally outstanding example of secular building from the last third of the 13th century.

CONTACT:

Alstadtmarkt 7
38100 Braunschweig
Tel.: +49 (0) 531/4704551
Fax.: +49 (0) 531/4704555
E-Mail: staedtisches.museum@braunschweig.de
Internet: www.braunschweig.de/staedtisches_museum

MUSEUM FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Varying exhibitions of national and international artists, workshops, lectures and competitions take place regularly. Meeting place for photographers from the region.

Contact:

Helmstedter Straße 1
38102 Braunschweig
Tel.: + 49 (0) 531/75000
E-Mail: info@photomuseum.de
Internet: www.photomuseum.de

STATE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM

The Natural History Museum in Braunschweig has a large number of attractions for visitors. One special attraction is the aquarium, showing a variety of fish and reptiles in aquariums and terrariums that are cared for by professionals.
The indigenous fauna, including species now extinct in Germany, is on show in 29 dioramas that are of national renown. They give you the impression of being out in the countryside.

Contact:

Pockelsstraße 10
38106 Braunschweig
Tel.: + 49 (0) 531/288920
E-Mail: info.snhm@3landesmuseen.de
Internet: www.naturhistorisches-museum.de

HERZOG ANTON ULRICH-MUSEUM

The Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum (opened 1754) is one of the oldest art museums in the world and was named after Duke Anton Ulrich von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (1633–1714).
Visitors can experience 4,000 works of art from 3,000 years on 4,000 square meters of exhibition space, including works by Cranach, Dürer, Giorgione, Rembrandt, Rubens and Vermeer.
The museum is displaying its medieval exhibits in the Knappensaal hall in Dankwarderode Castle.

Contact:

Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum
Museumstraße 1
38100 Braunschweig
Tel.: + 49 (0) 531/1225-0
E-Mail: info@museum-braunschweig.de
Internet: www.museum-braunschweig.de 

Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum Braunschweig

Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum Braunschweig c) Braunschweig Stadtmarketing GmbH Bormann RAABE-HAUS: LITERATURZENTRUM BRAUNSCHWEIG

Event location and museum with Wilhelm Raabe´s study that has been maintained in its original state.

Contact:

Leonhardstraße 29 a
38102 Braunschweig
Tel.: +49 (0) 531/4704846
Fax.: +49 (0) 531/4704844
E-Mail: raabe-haus@braunschweig.de
Internet: www.literaturzentrum-braunschweig.de

BBK GATEHOUSE-GALLERY

Exhibitons in the Torhaus gallery constitute an important part of the art and cultural scene in Braunschweig.

Contact:

Humboldtstraße 34
38106 Braunschweig
Tel.: +49 (0) 531/346166
Fax.: +49 (0) 531/337726
E-Mail: info@bbk-bs.de
Internet: www.bbk-bs.de

BRAUNSCHWEIG STATE MUSEUM – HINTER DEN AEGIDEN

The Braunschweig State  Museum  Hinter den Aegiden tells the story of Jewish life in the old Brunswick country and informs about the history of the monastery St. Aegidien.

Contact:

Hinter Aegidien
38100 Braunschweig
Tel.: +49 (0) 531/1238465
E-Mail: info.blm@3landesmuseen.de
Internet: www.landesmuseum-braunschweig.de

Städtischen Museum Braunschweig

Städtisches Museum Braunschweig c) Braunschweig Stadtmarketing GmbH Gerald Grote COLLECTIONS OF VINTAGE VEHICLES

Around 100 vehicles in halls with a focus on vehilce exhibits, automobilia, knowledgeable guided tours and catering.

Contact:

Falkenhorst 2b
38108 Braunschweig
Tel.: +49 (0) 531/3540480
E-Mail: juergen.kolle@yahoo.de
Internet: http://www.historische-vws.de/

STÄDTISCHES MUSEUM BRAUNSCHWEIG – HAUS AM LÖWENWALL

Städtisches Museum Braunschweig – es ist eines der bedeutendsten kommunalen Museen mit umfangreichen Sammlungen zur Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte der Stadt.

STATE MUSEUM OF BRAUNSCHWEIG

This museum, the main portion of which is located in the heart of the pedestrian zone of Braunschweig, houses a permanent collection documenting the history of the Braunschweig area ranging from its early history to the present. Additionally, the museum plays host to a wide range of temporary exhibitions.

Contact:

Burgplatz 1
38100 Braunschweig
Tel.: +49 (0) 531/12150
Fax.: +49 (0) 531/12152607
E-Mail: info@blm.niedersachsen.de
Internet: www.landesmuseum-bs.de

KUNSTVEREIN BRAUNSCHWEIG E.V

Founded in 1832, this art society is one of the most renowned in Germany. Four individual or group exhibitions a year present the most significant contemporary art and provide a venue for lively discussion and dialogue. The Kunstverein has been located in the Villa Salve Hospes since 1946 and opens its doors to the interested public, taking on a role as a facilitator in the art world. The Villa, an early classicist city mansion, was built between 1805 and 1808 according to designs by Peter Joseph Krahe as a private residence and is in itself worth a visit.

Opening hours:

Tues to Sun 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thurs 11 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Contact:

Kunstverein Braunschweig e.V.
Haus Salve Hospes
Lessingplatz 12
38100 Braunschweig
Tel.: + 49 (0) 531/49556
Fax: + 49 (0) 531/124737
E-Mail: info@kunstverein-bs.de
Internet: www.kunstverein-bs.de