Welcome to the Württemberg State Museum!
History and tradition
The Old Castle in the heart of Stuttgart is both a place of legend and a place of history. Once upon a time the residence of the Dukes of Württemberg, BadenWürttemberg's largest museum of cultural history now invites you to take a journey through history. With its unique exhibits and priceless collections of archaeology, art, cultural history and folklore, the Württemberg State Museum is an incomparable treasure trove: it is home to important testimonials of the cultural heritage of our region.
The Fascinating World of Swords
King Arthur and Excalibur, Siegfried and the sword Balmung: countless legends and myths have been woven around swords and their bearers – swords as symbols of power, swords as magic weapons, swords as killing tools. Spears, axes, arrows, bows – all these were also used as tools or as hunting...
A Wealth of Treasures
Antiquity • Celts • Kunstkammer
The Württemberg State Museum presents on 1,000 sqm a new exhibition space with three top-class collections and focuses on the historical roots of Europe. ANTIQUITY Greek vases, delicate jewellery items, marble busts and colourful mummy portraits give a comprehensive insight into the world...
Old Palace and Fruchtkasten at the Schillerplatz:
TUE-SUN and holidays 10.00-17.00
MON closed, except for holidays
+49 711 89 535 111