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Museum für Stadtgeschichte

History and tradition
Breisach am Rhein
Germany
Museum für Stadtgeschichte
Museum für Stadtgeschichte
The Museum of Municipal History is located in one of the remaining city towers of Breisach. The tower was built by the French architect Jaques Tarade in the second half of the 17th century, based on the Rhine tower designed by Vauban, which is one of the most beautiful and well preserved castle towers in Europe.

Exhibits, models, paintings and documents explain the 4,000-year-old history of Breisach, which began in the Stone Age. Special attention is given to the ‘Breisacher Münsterberg' which served as home to a Celtic prince, Breisach in Roman times and as central location in the early medieval age, as well as to the largest and most modern fortresses in the 17th and 18th century. Other sections are dedicated to the St. Stephansmünster including items from the cathedral treasury, the numerous former monasteries, the castle that was constructed by the Zähringer and was destroyed in the 18th century, the garrison town (1893-1919) and the war damage in 1945. Visitors can find the museum restaurant ‘Museumsstüble' with an outdoor terrace next to the romantic lake Schwanenweiher.
Address

Museum für Stadtgeschichte

Rheintorplatz 1
79206
Breisach am Rhein
Germany
+49 7667 83 21 60/61 und 7667 70 89
Opening hours
Open all year from
Tuesday - Friday: 14:00-17:00
Saturday - Sunday: 11:30-17:00

48.032539, 7.574983

Puppenspiel Kasper und der Osterhase
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Puppet show "Kasper and the Easter Bunny" at the Breisach Museum of City History

The Museum für Stadtgeschichte Breisach am Rhein invites you to a performance by the Freiburger Puppenbühne on March 24, 2024 at 11.00 am. Easter is coming soon and Kasper is very excited: he really ...

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