Situated directly over the river the former official living quarters of the hangman of the free imperial city of Nuremberg offers fascinating views. The exhibition in the hangman's rooms deals with criminal history in Nuremberg.
It tells of the office of the hangman and Franz Schmidt, the most famous hangman in the city. His official diary provides deep insights into everyday life in the free imperial city of Nuremberg around 1600.
Let's be honest - did you know that there is a room where people can be mutated from giants to dwarfs without any technical tricks?
At the Nuremberg Children's and Young People's Museum, the motto is "hands on"! By trying things out and experimenting on their own, youngsters of all ages can figure out how things work and fit together and develop a...
The Garrison Museum in the former air raid shelter "Hohe Marter" is devoted to the military history of this region, from the Free Imperial City (to 1806), the Royal Bavarian Army (to 1918), the Reichswehr (to 1933) and...
Nuremberg's most impressive bunker system penetrates almost 24 m deep into the castle hill. In the reconstructed cellar vaults Nuremberg's most valuable art treasures withstood the bombs of World War II unscathed.
The largest museum of its kind in Germany provides a comprehensive insight into the work of the Bavarian Red Cross from its founding in 1863 up to the present.
Casemates – defensive chambers inside the Renaissance bastions of the Imperial Castle – led to the medieval water supply conduits. The impressive, once secret water channels were used well into the 20th c.