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Top ten museums in Schleswig-Holstein

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Nolde-Museum Seebüll


In the former residence and studio house of Emil Nolde, annually changing exhibitions show the comprehensive works of the Expressionist.

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Museumsberg Flensburg


With its two buildings, the Museumsberg Flensburg is one of the largest museums in Schleswig-Holstein. The museum is dedicated primarily to the art and cultural history of the former Duchy of Schleswig.

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Kunsthalle zu Kiel


The collection of the Kunsthalle includes works from the time of Dürer to the present day, from paintings to video art.

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European Hanseatic Museum


In Lübeck, the Queen of the Hanseatic League, the European Hanseatic Museum is located on the northern side of the Old Town island.

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Schleswig-Holstein Landesmuseen Schloss Gottorf


Situated on a Schlei island, Gottorf Castle in Schleswig is the location of two regional museums. The building itself has been modified and expanded several times during its eight-hundred-year history, from a medieval castle, a Renaissance fortress to the baroque castle it is today.

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Herbert Gerisch Foundation


The Herbert Gerisch Foundation is famous for its sculpture park in the reform garden of the north German garden architect Harry Maasz, as well as for its contemporary exhibitions.

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Buddenbrook House


The Buddenbrook House is one of the most popular literary museums in Germany and at the same time one of the most unusual literary museums worldwide.

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Maritime Museum Flensburg


In the Maritime Museum Flensburg, everything revolves around ports, shipping and trade as well as the everyday lives of seafarers.

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Günter Grass House


The Günter Grass House is dedicated to the life and pictorial-artistic work of the Literature Nobel Prize winner, graphic designer and sculptor Günter Grass.

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