Martin von Wagner Museum
Museum in Würzburg
The Martin von Wagner Museum is an archaeological and art history museum located in Würzburg, Germany. The museum was founded in 1920 and is part of the University of Würzburg.
The museum’s collection includes over 100,000 objects from the ancient world, including ancient Greek and Roman art and artifacts, as well as artworks from the Byzantine and Islamic worlds. The collection is particularly strong in ancient pottery, with over 20,000 examples on display.
The museum is housed in a building designed by the German architect Hans Döllgast in the modernist style. The museum’s galleries are arranged thematically, with exhibits focused on topics such as Greek vase painting, Roman sculpture, and ancient glass. The museum also features a large collection of plaster casts of ancient sculptures, which were used as teaching aids in the past.
In addition to its permanent collection, the Martin von Wagner Museum hosts temporary exhibitions and educational programs for students and the general public. It is considered one of the most important archaeological museums in Germany and is a popular destination for art and history enthusiasts.
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Visiting Martin von Wagner Museum
Tuesday to Saturday
Antiquities Collection: 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m
Picture Gallery: 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m
Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., alternating weekly