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
InformationHangman's Residence Museum
+49 (0)911 307360
+49 (0)911 3073616
April - December
Saturday and Sunday: 2 pm - 6 pm
Groups possible prior to arrangementSpecial opening hours
Adults 2,- € / reduced rate and groups of 10 and more 1,- €
Free admission with your NÜRNBERG CARD!
Every last friday of the month: 7 pm (in German)