Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus

Historic Building and Museum in Hanau

Deutsches Goldschiedehaus
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The Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, or German Goldsmiths’ House, is a museum and research center dedicated to the art of goldsmithing located in the city of Hanau, Germany. The museum is housed in a historic building that was once part of the Hanau Castle complex.

The museum’s collection includes a wide range of objects related to the art of goldsmithing, including jewelry, silverware, and other decorative objects. The collection spans a variety of styles and time periods, from medieval pieces to modern works of art. The museum also has a large collection of tools and equipment used in the goldsmithing trade throughout history.

In addition to the museum’s exhibits, the Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus also offers workshops and classes on various aspects of goldsmithing, including jewelry-making, engraving, and stone-setting. These workshops are designed for both professionals and amateurs and offer hands-on instruction from skilled goldsmiths.

The museum also serves as a research center for the study of goldsmithing, with a library and archives containing a wide range of books, manuscripts, and other documents related to the history and practice of goldsmithing.

Overall, the Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the art and craft of goldsmithing, as well as those interested in the history and culture of the Hanau region.

The Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus appears in our Complete Guide to Visiting Hanau!

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Visiting Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus


Tuesday to Sunday / Tuesday through Sunday

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Closed on Mondays


€2.50 for adults

Address: Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus, Altstädter Markt, Hanau, Germany
Duration: 30 minutes

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