Hangman's Residence Museum

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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.

At a glance


Hangman's Residence Museum
Trödelmarkt 58
90403 Nürnberg
+49 (0)911 307360
+49 (0)911 3073616

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday from 12pm to 5pm

Groups possible prior to arrangement

Special opening hours


Adults 3,50 € / reduced rate 2,50€ and groups of 10 and more 1,- €

Free admission with your NÜRNBERG CARD!

Guided Tours

Every last friday of the month: 7 pm (in German)