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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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The Field of Experiences (© Steffen Oliver Riese)

Field of Experiences for the Senses

May 1 to August 31, 2016

Children and adults can go on a special voyage of discovery on Nuremberg’s Wöhrder Wiese. There, at the "Field of Experiences for the Senses", visitors can playfully discover the secrets of...[more]

The Imperial Castle illuminated during the Blue Night. (© CTZ Nürnberg)

"Blaue Nacht": Blue Night

May 7, 2016

Blue street lights and blue lighting on façades are – and remain – the symbol of the Blue Night. Every year in May, the Old Town of Nuremberg is bathed in blue light and filled with fascinating art installations....[more]

Museum for Communication in Nuremberg

Museum for Communication

Hieroglyphics, pneumatic post and Internet: In four exhibit rooms, the Museum for Communication in Nuremberg explores in an exciting, interactive way how humans communicate via sounds, pictures, writing, facial...[more]

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]

Summer fun in Nuremberg (© Steffen Oliver Riese)

Let the Sun Shine!

When the sun shines in the blue sky above Nuremberg – then it’s time to get out and enjoy! Many sights to see and leisure activities invite the whole family to the great outdoors. There are so many things to do and see where children...[more]

Bardentreffen at the Main Market Square (© Uwe Niklas)

Bardentreffen Music Festival

July 29 to 31, 2016

For three days, music from all over the world will fill the streets of Nuremberg during the famous Bardentreffen music festival. Here, you can hear world music, blues, folk, soul and pop. Seventy bands –...[more]

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.

Toy Museum in Nuremberg (© Spielzeugmuseum, Museen der Stadt Nürnberg)

Toy Museum

A day at the Nuremberg Toy Museum is an unforgettable journey into the past: Young and old will be amazed by precious dollhouses or toy cars from the 1950s. Toys from Grandmother's time invite you to play in the more than 700 m²-large...[more]