Museums in the Franconian Wine Country

The Museum of the Teutonic Order in Bad Mergentheim: 800 Years of History
The City Museum “Herrenmühle Hammelburg:” Bread and Wine...

The Museum of the Teutonic Order in Bad Mergentheim: 800 Years of History

Experience the history of the Teutonic Order from 1190 until today. Follow the development of Mergentheim from a small Franconian village to an important health resort. Don’t miss the “Mörike Kabinett”, a gallery in commemoration of the poet’s stay in this town.
Duration 1 - 1, 5 Hours
Opening Hours:
April - October Tue - Sun 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
November - March Tue - Sat 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. and
Sun 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Link

The City Museum “Herrenmühle Hammelburg:” Bread and Wine

The “Herrenmühle”, a mill that was owned by the citizens of Hammelburg, has been home to the city museum and its permanent exhibition “Bread and Wine” since 1991. The topics of grain farming, harvesting, milling and bread making are explored, as well as the issue of “Bread and Wine in Religion and Traditions”.
Duration approx. 1 Hour
Opening Hours:
May - October
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
November - April
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thu: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Link

The “Knauf Museum” in Iphofen: Relief Collection from All Major Periods

The plaster relief collection features replicated works from ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia and the Hittite Empire. There are replicas from ancient Greece and the Roman Empire, India, and lesser known cultures from the Americas and the Easter Islands. Traveling exhibits feature a variety of subjects.
Duration approx. 1 - 1,5 hours
Opening Hours:
open from April - December
Tue - Sat 10 am - 5:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
www.knauf-museum.deexterner Link

The “Kirchenburgmuseum Mönchsondheim: “An Open Air Experience”

All buildings still stand where they were built originally, and the fortified church complex now serves a museum. From a variety of exhibits, you can learn about the history of local schools, traditional costumes and local trades.
Duration approx. 1 Hour
Opening Hours:
March 16 - October 31
Tue, Sun, Bank Holidays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
November 1 - December 1, 2019
Sat, Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
www.kirchenburgmuseum.deexterner Link

The “Museum Georg Schäfer” in Schweinfurt: An Important Private Collection

The “Museum Georg Schäfer” represents the most important private collection of German 19th century art.
Duration approx.1 Hour
Opening Hours:
Tue: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sun: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
www.museumgeorgschaefer.deexterner Link

The Paper Mill Museum in Homburg: All About Paper

Historic paper mill turned museum features a completely intact paper mill with all the tools and machinery still in place. Exhibits explain the process of making paper using water for energy and portray the life of a family of paper makers.
Duration approx.1 Hour
Opening Hours:
May - October Tue - Fri 10:00 - 12:00 noon and
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.; Sat, Sun and Bank Holidays
10:00 - 12:00 noon and 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
www.papiermuehle-homburg.deexterner Link

The Jewish Culture Museum and Synagogue in Veitshöchheim

The Jewish Culture Museum documents life in a rural Jewish community as well as the history of Jews in Veitshöchheim and Franconia. The completely restored synagogue was originally built from 1727-1730. The building houses a “Mikwe”, a ritual pool.
Duration approx.1 hour
Opening Hours:
Thu 3:00 - 6:00 p.m., Sun 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
www.tourismus-veitshoechheim.deexterner Link

The Glass Museum in Wertheim: From Marbles to Glass Art

3,500 years of glass: From the Egyptians to today. There are special exhibits and glass blowing presentations.
Duration approx.1 hour
Opening Hours:
Tue-Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat, Sun, Bank Holidays: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
www.glasmuseum-wertheim.deexterner Link

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