Rothenburg Historical Vaults207 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Rosengasse 31, 91541 Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
- Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
- Phone: +49-986186751
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids
The Historical Vaults of the Town Hall bring back the era of the Thirty Years War. You´ll see a total of 14 impressive vaults objects (weapons, helmets etc.) and scenes from the Thirty Years´ War (1618-1648). Here you will also see torture and execution instruments and prison cells which illustrate the dark side of medieval times. It is situated underneath the Town Hall. There are eight vaults containing various recreations, such as a medieval writing room or a guard room (from around 1631). A staircase leads to the jail, which was used as a torture chamber. Rothenburg’s most famous mayor, Heinrich Toppler, was incarcerated here.
Rothenburg Historical Vaults Travel Tips
- The entrance is bit hard to find.
How to Reach Rothenburg Historical Vaults
- On foot.
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35.69% of people who visit Rothenburg include Rothenburg Historical Vaults in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
53.06% of people start their Rothenburg Historical Vaults visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Rothenburg Historical Vaults
65.31% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rothenburg Historical Vaults