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Museum of History

Historisches Museum Bamberg

Right next to the famous Bamberg Cathedral ...

... the Historical Museum in the Old Court shows the valuable collections of the world heritage city. Art-historically significant paintings invite you to the section “100 Masterpieces │ From Lucas Cranach to Pieter Breughel to Otto Modersohn”. The exhibition “Jewish in Bamberg” brings an important facet of our culture into focus. “Time and Space” presents astonishingly precise Observation and measurement instruments, models of the prevailing world views as well as sundials and mechanical clocks from the period from the 16th to the 18th century.
(However, these departments are unfortunately not accessible in the winter months for technical reasons.) 

From October 2024, in the anniversary year of Emperor Henry II, the exhibition “1000 Years Ago | Life at the Court of Kunigunde and Henry II.” will be on display.


  • A historic building full of stories
  • A changing selection of masterpieces by European artists

A variety of temporary exhibitions round off the offering.

Portrait einer Frau von Hans Schlereth, um 1955/60Gemäldeausschnitt "Latona mit Apoll und Diana" von Ant. Raphael MengsDie Anatomie des Dr. Tulp - Kopie von Willy Fries


adults 8,- Euro, students 4,- Euro
free admission for children up to 18 years

Eintritt mit BAMBERGcard kostenlos


Opening hours

22. March till November
Tuesday till Sunday, on public holidays: 10:00AM till 5:00PM

10:00AM till 5:00PM

In winter, opening hours may be reduced!