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Neues Museum Weimar

Jorge-Semprún-Platz 5, 99423 Weimar, Germany

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About Neues Museum Weimar

The Museum Neues Weimar in Weimar is a museum of the Weimar Classic Foundation for contemporary art. It was the first museum on this subject in the former GDR. The museum initially housed the art collection of the Grand Duchy of Saxony-Weimar-Eisenach; later it exhibited works from the Weimar School of Painting. From 1875 the forecourt of the museum was adorned by the Vimaria fountain created by Robert Härtel.



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Weimarhaus0.77km from Neues Museum Weimar

The Weimar Haus is a private, commercial museum on the history of the city of Weimar from the Stone Age to the Weimar Classic. The individual epochs are presented in dioramas by wax figures with elaborate light installations and appropriate background noise. The museum is located on Schillerstrasse.  In the Weimar House, tourists can also rent pocket computers as electronic signposts with explanations for a city ​​tour.

Schiller-Museum0.79km from Neues Museum Weimar

The Schillerhaus Weimar is a museum operated by the Klassik Stiftung Weimar in the former home of Friedrich Schiller in Weimar. In 1988 the new building of the Schiller Museum was built behind the residential building, which is now used for special and changing exhibitions of the Weimar Classic Foundation.  As part of the “ Classic Weimar ” ensemble, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1998.

Duchess Anna Amalia Library0.94km from Neues Museum Weimar

The Duchess Anna Amalia Library is a research center for European cultural and literary history around 1800. It preserves literary records from the 9th to the 21st century as sources of cultural history and for research, catalogs them by formal aspects and content, and makes them available for use. It today has approximately 850,000 volumes with a collection emphasis on German literature. Among its special collections is an important Shakespeare collection of approximately 10,000 volumes, as wel

Goethe's House0.97km from Neues Museum Weimar

Goethe house is the main house lived in by the writer, poet, and statesman Johann Wolfgang von Goethe whilst in Weimar. He lived in this Frauenplan Baroque house for more than twenty years, from 1809 to his death in 1832. The interior is for the most part the way he left it. The living rooms, workroom, and library are all open to the public. The permanent exhibition of the National Museum places Goethe in the context of Weimar classicism in the late 18C and early 19C.

Goethes Gartenhaus1.34km from Neues Museum Weimar

Goethes Gartenhaus in the park on the Ilm in Weimar was a place of residence and work of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Since 1998 it belongs as part of the ensemble " Classical Weimar " for UNESCO - World Heritage Site.  The house is possibly a winegrower's house from the 16th century - a time when viticulture still played a major role in Weimar. In its time, the slope was more of an orchard or vegetable growing area. Today the garden house is set up as a museum.

Park an der Ilm1.44km from Neues Museum Weimar

The Park an der Ilm is the largest and best-known landscape park in Weimar. It has hardly been changed since it was built in the 18th century with the participation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, making it one of the best-preserved parks of classicism and romanticism. Its visual axes, the bridges over the Ilm arches, the varied park architecture, and the valuable trees, some of which come from overseas, are characteristic. The Impark is part of the “ Classic Weimar ” ensemble, which was approved

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Thuringia is known for its quartet of magnificent ancient cities and Wartburg Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Because of its vast mountainous and forested region, it is also designated as "the green heart of Germany".