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Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg

Schloßberg 9, 98574 Schmalkalden, Germany

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About Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg

Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg in the town of Schmalkalden was a secondary residence of the Landgrave of Hesse. It is one of the most important Renaissance complexes in Central Germany, which has hardly undergone any structural changes to date and has been preserved in almost its original state. One of the majestic buildings in this area which was famous for its architectural works.



Attractions near Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg

Trusetaler Wasserfall8.45km from Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg

The Trusetal waterfall is the highest waterfall in the Thuringian Forest . It is located in the town of Brotterode-Trusetal and is not a natural phenomenon, but an artificially created attraction. The Trusetal waterfall is only open from Easter to the end of October each year. In the winter months, the water supply is turned off to prevent frost damage to the rock backdrop. A circular hiking trail that begins with 228 steps at the waterfall leads through the area of ​​this attraction.

Großer Inselsberg14.27km from Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg

The Große Inselsberg - south of the Rennsteig , "Großer Inselberg" is the more common spelling - is 916.5  m above sea level. NHN a striking, wooded, and much-visited mountain in the Thuringian Forest in the Thuringian districts of Gotha and Schmalkalden-Meiningen. The mountain is the highest in the northwestern half of the Middle Thuringian Forest and after the Great Beerberg. For over 1000 years it has marked historical borders - currently between the district of Gotha and the district of Schm

Altenstein Palace14.46km from Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg

A majestic palace upon a rocky hill on the south-western slope of the Thuringian Forest, Germany. It was the summer residence of the Dukes of Saxe-Meiningen and is surrounded by 160 hectares of English landscape garden, which contain, among other objects of interest, a cavern 300 metres long, through which flows a large and rapid stream. It was one of the famous attractions in this area and also it gives an idea about the ancient lining style of the Dukes.

Marienglashöhle cave16.62km from Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg

The Marienglashöhle is a show cave in the Thuringian Forest. For the most part, it is not a natural cave but mainly consists of cavities that were created by gypsum and copper mining. That is why it is also run as a show mine. The cave, registered as a geological natural monument, lies in the middle between the two villages of Friedrichroda and Bad Tabarz . There is a large parking lot near her on Bundesstraße 88 and a Thuringian Forest Railway stop named after her.

Großer Beerberg21.65km from Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg

The Great Beerberg is a remnant of a volcano that was active over 250 million years ago and is 982.9  m above sea level. NHN  the highest elevation in the Thuringian Forest and Thuringia. It is located between the three districts of Suhl Heidersbach, Goldlauter, and Gehlberg and consists of rhyolite. The mountain did not belong entirely to the Free State of Thuringia until 1945. This may be related to the fact that its status as the highest mountain in Thuringia has not yet got around everywhere

Merkers Adventure Mine25.79km from Museum Schloss Wilhelmsburg

Experience a 20-kilometre tour through the mine, underground mining museum, an historic gold room, a unique underground bucket-wheel excavator, simulated blasting and a laser show in the largest underground concert hall. Visitors are kitted out with clothes, a helmet and a lamp and a cage takes them down 5000 metres beneath the surface. There platform lorries are standing ready to take them on a twenty kilometre underground journey.

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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".