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Museum Burg Posterstein

Burgberg 1, 04626 Posterstein, Germany

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About Museum Burg Posterstein

Museum Burg Posterstein is a hilltop castle on a rocky outcrop on the right bank of sprat in Posterstein in Altenburger Land in Thuringia. The hilltop castle emerged from a small ministerial castle from the late 12th century that was built over in the Renaissance period. It now houses a history museum with changing exhibitions & events.



Attractions near Museum Burg Posterstein

Rudelsburgstraße12.54km from Museum Burg Posterstein

The Rudelsburg is a hilltop castle above Saaleck in the Burgenland district in Saxony-Anhalt. It is about 85 meters above the south bank of the Saale on a rocky ridge made of shell limestone. The castle was probably built by the bishops of Naumburg in the High Middle Ages to secure trade routes such as the Via Regia with the Saale bridge in Bad Kösen. When it was first mentioned in 1171, it was owned by the Naumburg ministerials.

Otto-Dix-Haus13.42km from Museum Burg Posterstein

The Otto-Dix-Haus in Gera is the birth house of the painter Otto Dix , it is at Mohrenplatz 4. The listed building became an art museum in 1991, for the 100th birthday of Otto Dix, which exhibits on two floors. Its permanent exhibition includes drawings, oil paintings and printed graphics from its own holdings.

Schloss Altenburg19.08km from Museum Burg Posterstein

The Schloss Altenburg is a former residence of the Dukes of Saxe-Altenburg. It is located in the center of Altenburg in Thuringia. It houses the exhibition areas of the Ducal Apartments 17./18. Century, 19./20. A century and the Playing Card Museum. The castle church with the famous consolation organ and a building history since the late Gothic as well as the late medieval tower complex are further sights.

Göltzschtalbrücke26.74km from Museum Burg Posterstein

The Göltzschtalbrücke in the Saxon Vogtland district is the largest brick bridge in the world. The viaduct with a total of 98  sheets is regarded as landmarks of the Vogt contiguous and spans two tracks on the railway yard Leipzig the valley of Göltzsch between locations Reichenbach in Vogt country and Netzsckau.  Göltzsch Viaduct is also the name of a much smaller viaduct built-in 1938 where Bundesautobahn 72 crosses the Göltzsch River. It sits about 10 km due southeast near the village of Weis

Museum Burg Mylau27.24km from Museum Burg Posterstein

The Mylau Castle is a fortification on a rock spur in Mylau in the Saxon Vogtland. It is one of the best-preserved medieval castles in Saxony and has been a listed building since 1980. "Not just a castle" - under this motto, evidence from the early industrial history of Saxony is also presented at Mylau Castle.

Gnandstein Castle28.47km from Museum Burg Posterstein

Gnandstein Castle sitting high on a rock spur towering over the place of the same name. It is Saxony’s best-preserved Romanesque fortification. Its imposing shielding wall with the ward in front of it has visitors pause in awe. The castle is considered the best-preserved fortress in Saxony. During the Thirty Years' War, the castle was attacked by Swedish troops and partly destroyed. Shortly before the end of the war, the south wing burned down after being struck by lightning.

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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".