Search
Generic filters
Elztal Museum Waldkirch
Elztal Museum Waldkirch

Elztal Museum Waldkirch

Capacity:

Add to favorites Remove from favorites

Characteristics

Location: Waldkirch
Suitable for prams: ja

Today's museum, a mighty 3-storey palace building, was built in the years 1753 - 1755 as the provost of the canons of St. Margaretha by the architect Ludwig Oswald from Villingen. The Margaret statue on the central gable of the Probstei is the work of the sculptor Josef Anton Hops from Villingen. The plasterer Franz Anton Vogel from Freiburg created the stucco ceilings.

Between 1815 and 1873 the building was used as a cotton weaving mill. Later converted into a hotel, the former provost's house saw such distinguished guests as Kaiser Wilhelm I and his family in 1880. From 1891 to 1977, the palace building housed different types of schools. After extensive restoration, the Elztal Museum with its extensive collection was opened to the public in 1985 in the baroque palace.

Elztal Museum Waldkirch

Elztal Museum Waldkirch
Regional history and organ building

Kirchplatz 14

D-79183 Waldkirch

Telephone 07681 / 47 85 30
Fax 07681 / 2 55 62
info@elztalmuseum.de

More on the topic:
Todtnau
On the Hasenhorn Coaster, you can whiz down Germany's most spectacular toboggan run from Todtnau's local mountain, the Hasenhorn, into the valley. Conveniently by chairlift to the starting point with
Bühlertal
The Geiserschmiede is a monument to craft tradition and culture in Bühlertal. For at least 300 years a Bühlot powered by the Bühlot stood at this place
Lörrach
Rötteln Castle is located near Lörrach above the Haagen district. Colloquially, the castle is also called Röttler Schloss. The third largest castle ruin in Baden was once one
Schiltach
Exhibits from 700 years of bathroom history. Faithfully reproduced historical bathrooms and current EXPO about the world of the bathroom from the innovation leader in the sanitary industry Hansgrohe in