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Wiesbaden offers a wonderful variety of museums to ensure that you won’t be the slightest bit bored during your visit here.
The Wiesbaden Museum (Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 2) is an extensive collection of painting, natural history and antiquities. The Russian artist, Alexej von Jawlensky, is heavily represented here with over 90 works of his art on display.
The natural science wing contains geological samples of minerals and fossils, as well as exhibits of plants and animals from Europe, the tropics and the Arctic. And the third wing features fascinating Nassovian antiquities from 200,000 BC!
If that wasn’t enough, the museum has been recently renovated to enhance your experience here. With glass ceilings, covered courtyards and all those exhibits, there has never been a better time to visit Wiesbaden Museum.
Freudenberg Mansion Interactive Museum
The Freudenberg Mansion Interactive Museum (Schloss Freudenberg) features over 50 experimental stations that allow you to challenge and stimulate your senses. From sounds, vibrations, scents and light, you are encouraged to use as many senses as you can to appreciate this interesting Wiesbaden museum.
Some highlights include the “barefoot trail” where your feet are given the chance to experience new textures and feels. There’s also the darkness of the labyrinth, painting with sound and vibration exploration.
If you’re searching for a unique and unforgettable museum experience, then go no further than the Freudenberg Mansion. :-)
Roman Open-Air Museum
Take a trip back in time to ancient Rome with a visit to the Roman Open-Air Museum (Am Romertor). The Roman gate of this Wiesbaden museum dates back to 364 A.D. and was once part of an elaborate fortification system.
You can read up on your Roman history while visiting here, and check out the stone tablets found on the site. Be sure to brush up on your Latin first, though! ;-)
Frauenmuseum (Women’s Museum)
This Wiesbaden museum is internationally known for its exhibits on the accomplishments of women. The Frauenmuseum or Women’s Museum (Wörthstraße 5) features information on the lives of everyday women throughout the history and culture of Wiesbaden.
Harlekinäum (Laughter Museum)
What is life without a good laugh? If you agree, then you’ll definitely want to pay a visit to the Harlekinäum, or Laughter Museum (Wandersmannstraße 39). Put on your “fun slippers” and be prepared for a crazy trip into such exhibits as the upside down room, jungle bathrooms and dancing shelves.