Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Weimar is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Weimar a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Weimar.
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Platz der Demokratie 1, 99423 Weimar, Germany
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Also known by its name in English, Duchess Anna Amalia Library, this place is the temple for German literature and historical documents. The library is a piece of wonderful architecture and was originally constructed as Anna Amalia’s residence in 1562. In 1761 she had it converted into a library.
A terrible fire in 2004 nearly destroyed the l...
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Theaterplatz 1, 99423 Weimar, Germany
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Bauhaus college of design is something Weimar is hugely proud of. Celebrating the work related to architecture, fine art and design by teachers and students, the Bauhaus Museum stands with an aura of assurance and security. The Bauhaus was founded in 1919 by Walter Gropius.
The Bauhaus Museum incredibly portrays the background, history and last...
The celebrated German poet, Friedrich Schiller, took a lot of pains to acquire this house in 1802. The history of the house goes back to 1777. Today the charming house is a memorial for the late poet.
The house lets its visitors feel how Schiller went about his daily life. It reflects his work, his living conditions and his tastes. At the Schiller&...
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Herderplatz, 99423 Weimar (Thuringen), Germany
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Popular by the name Herderkirche (after Johann Gottfried Herder), the lovely Church of St. Peter and Paul is the most important church building of the town of Weimar. Its history can be traced back to the year 1245. Other names for the church include Schlosskirche.
The famous philosopher and theologian Johann Gottfried Herder was buried in the chur...
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Jakobsfriedhof und Kassengewolbe, 99423 Weimar
The remains of many a great people of Weimar rest at Jakobskirchhof. Also known as the Jacobsfriedhof, it is the oldest burial ground located around St. Jacob’s Church. Burials here have been traced back to the 12th century and until 1818 it was the only burial ground in Weimar.
Probably the major attraction of the place is the Kassengewolbe....
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Schiller Museum, Schillerstrasse 12, 99423 Weimar
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
Housed in the same building as Schiller’s Residence, this museum was built in the memory of Germany’s great poet Friedrich Schiller. Constructed in 1988 during the German Democratic Republic Regime, the museum is one of the most recent ones in the country.
The museum uses 3 huge rooms of the Schiller house for exhibitions. Spread over a...
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Burgplatz 4, 99423 Weimar
09:30 am - 04:00 pm
Also known as the Schloss Weimar or the Stadtschloss, this breathtakingly beautiful castle has a history dating back to the 10th century. It was the residence of the Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach which earned the palace the name Residenzschloss. In its history of more than 500 years, the Stadtschloss has been the victim of many a great fires.
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Buchenwald Memorial, 99427 Weimar, Germany
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
There were dark times in Germany which cost the lives of many an innocent. What now stands as the Buchenwald Memorial was originally the Buchenwald concentration camp during the reign of the Nazis. Built in 1937, a few kilometres from Weimar, this site is now a museum and holds a permanent exhibition.
The Buchenwald Memorial showcases a rather grim...
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Weimarplatz, Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
Gauforum was one of the several administration buildings built across the country at the time of National Socialism, which still exists. It covers a vast area of 40,000 sq m. Now the building serves as a museum which dictates the history of the Nazis and the period of National Socialism. People can view endless pictures and documents dating from th...
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St. Jacob’s Church, 99423 Weimar
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
The classical city of Weimar is home to the most beautiful buildings in the world. Where beauty and charm is concerned, the St. Jacob’s church presents itself as a natural winner. This church was one of the first to be constructed in Weimar and goes back to 1168.
Back in the medieval times, the church had served as a grain store, a burial cha...