Steinau Museum

Museum in Steinau an der Straße

Museum Steinau An Der Strabe
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Since June 23, 2006, the Steinau Museum has found its place just across from the Brothers Grimm House, inviting visitors to embark on a captivating journey into the town’s rich history. Housed within the former Amtshof barn, the museum offers a fresh and innovative approach, shedding light on Steinau’s significant position as a bustling town along a prominent trade route.

With its compelling new concept, the museum presents Steinau as a vibrant hub on the trade route connecting Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig—an esteemed role the town held during medieval times. Delve into the exhibits and explore the fascinating narratives that unfold, revealing Steinau’s importance as a pivotal stop along this bustling trade route.

The Steinau Museum intricately weaves together stories of commerce, cultural exchange, and historical significance, painting a vivid picture of the town’s role as a vibrant center of trade and commerce. Immerse yourself in the displays and gain a deeper understanding of Steinau’s past as a pivotal point along this influential trade route connecting two prominent cities.

A visit to the Steinau Museum promises a captivating experience, allowing visitors to unravel the threads of history and appreciate Steinau’s pivotal position on the trade route between Frankfurt am Main and Leipzig during a significant era.

The Steinau Museum appears in our Complete Guide to Visiting Steinau an der Straße!

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Visiting Steinau Museum


March to October daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

November to February daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

(admission up to 30 minutes before the end of opening hours)


Admission for both museums (as of January 1, 2014) (Brothers Grimm House and Museum Steinau) Adults: EUR 6.00 Adults in groups of 15 or more people: EUR 4.00 Children (entitled to a discount): EUR 3.50 Children in groups 15 or more people: 2.50 euros Families (4 or more people): 12.00 euros

Address: Museum Steinau an der Straße, Stadtborngasse, Steinau, Germany
Duration: 20 minutes

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