Museum of Hamelin

Museum in Hamelin

Museum Of Hamelin
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When you’re in Hameln, a visit to the Museum Hameln (Museum of Hamelin) is highly recommended. The museum is housed in a captivating building located in the pedestrian zone. It provides a fascinating journey into the town’s history, offering a vibrant portrayal of various aspects of life throughout different eras. As a visitor, you have the opportunity to interact with the exhibits by pulling out drawers, opening shutters, rolling balls, and, of course, asking questions.

The museum’s standout feature is the mechanical Pied Piper theatre, designed by Swiss artist Otto Steiner. With a creative touch, Steiner adds a modern twist to the dramatic legend, surprising visitors with his imaginative interpretation. This theatrical display serves as the highlight of the museum experience.

Spanning across 1,200 square meters of exhibition space, the museum provides an accessible attraction for visitors to explore. It offers an engaging and informative tour that allows you to delve into the rich history of Hameln and gain a deeper understanding of its heritage.

The downside is that the exhibits are only in German although there is an English pamphlet with information.

The Museum of Hamelin appears in our Complete Guide to Visiting Hamelin!

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Visiting Museum of Hamelin


Tuesday to Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Closed on Mondays


Adults €6

Address: Museum Hameln, Osterstraße 8-9, 31785 Hamelin, Hameln-Pyrmont, Germany
Duration: 20 minutes

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