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Your must-see guide – the Top 10

Imperial Castle in Nuremberg at night

We have put together the most important highlights of the magic city of Nuremberg for you. Come with us on a stroll through the eventful history of Nuremberg, from the Kaiserburg to underground Nuremberg...


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Museum for Industrial Culture Nuremberg

Museum for Industrial Culture

Along a central “Museum Street” in the Museum of Industrial Culture, exhibits filled with historical objects focus on the daily life and work of people in the 19th and 20th centuries. Permanent exhibits focus on...[more]

"Discovery Tour for the whole Family" | Photo: Steffen Oliver Riese Fotografie

"Discovery Tour for the whole Family"

One of the most attractive landscape zoos with a unique dolphin lagoon is celebrating its 75th anniversary. And with the NÜRNBERG CARD you can visit all museums and attractions for free.


Nuremberg Fairs

March 26 to April 10, 2016
August 26 to September 11, 2016

Every year in spring and fall, carousels, roller-coasters and the largest transportable Ferris wheel in Europe await visitors at the Volksfestplatz at the...[more]

Fulldome-Technologie - Planetarium Nuremberg (Photo: Planetarium Nürnberg)

Planetarium and Sternwarte Observatory

Fascinatingly close to the stars above – in Bavaria's largest planetarium. While sitting in comfortable seats in an air-conditioned 18-meter diameter domed hall you can not only watch a faithful reproduction of the starlit sky displayed...[more]

Nuremberg Children's Christmas Market / Photo: Steffen Oliver Riese Fotografie

"Christmas Time is Family Time"

Just imagine meeting the Christkind in person - in Nuremberg you can!

Family visiting the New Museum (© Steffen Oliver Riese)

State Museum for Art and Design

Imbedded in the open and transparent architecture of the 1999 prize-winning museum building, the Neues Museum displays applied and fine art from the middle of the 20th century until today. The Neues Museum...

Albrecht Dürer House in Nuremberg (© Birgit Fuder)

Albrecht Dürer's House

In 1484, when he was only 13 years old, Albrecht Dürer drew his first self-portrait – not necessarily "normal" behavior for a teenager. At 13, Dürer had already left school and was, as his father’s...[more]

The Lantern Procession at the Christkindlesmarkt (© Stadt Nürnberg)

Lantern Procession of the Nuremberg Children

December 8, 2016

The Lantern Procession of the Nuremberg children is just as important to the tradition of the Christmas Market as the wooden stands on the square, the Christkind, gingerbread and mulled wine....[more]

Museum Tucher Mansion (© Meyer zur Capellen, Museen der Stadt Nürnberg)

Museum Tucher Mansion

Tetzelgasse, Aufseßplatz, Hallertor, Holzschuhstraße: Everywhere in Nuremberg, visitors are reminded of the patrician families who determined the fate of the city over the centuries. Many palaces and mansions still exist today. The...[more]