Art, Culture, History:

"IMPORTANT MUSEUMS"

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This tour is designed to let you comprehend history and get to know great pieces of art. You will visit all Franconian cities and specially selected museums which will give you an overview of all of Franconia.

Unique and world famous items are on display in the Museum Georg Schäfer in Schweinfurt and the Mainfränkische Museum in Würzburg. Then there is the fossil of the first bird in the Jura Museum in Eichstätt. Or you can take a journey through German history at the Germanic National Museum in Nuremberg. The state gallery at the Aschaffenburg Castle and the collections at the fortress in Coburg are especially well endowed with Franconian art – from Cranach to Dürer to the present time. World famous is also the Richard Wagner Museum at the Haus Wahnfried, the former residence of the famous composer, which is located in Bayreuth. The Margravial Museum in Ansbach details the lives of the margraves as well as the story of Kaspar Hauser. The Diocesan Museum in Bamberg, the Museum 3rd Dimension in Dinkelsbühl, the City Museum in Erlangen, the German Pewter Figure Museum at the Plassenburg in Kulmbach, or the Medieval Crime Museum in Rothenburg ob der Tauber are examples of museums with special themes. The Jewish Museum in Fürth has exhibits on the Jewish culture in the rural communities of Southern Germany.

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