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Museums and galleries of Vorpommern

...are varied and colorful: from traditional to experimental, modern and historical, for watching and a hands-on approach.

Concepts tuned to young and old visitors, sometimes educational, sometimes just "WOW!" annually attract numerous visitors. Many different museums convey especially around local culture and history. For many people the walk into a museum is an interesting alternative for the recreation in nature and the discovery of the region.

Embark on an expedition through the history of Vorpommern and learn more about the life of famous aviation pioneer Otto Lilienthal who was born in Anklam. Even further back in history it goes on an up-close discovery tour on the subject of Slavic history and crafts, and traditional boat building which you can experience first-hand in the museums of Vorpommern.

Whether families, youth travelers or adult knowledge seekers: It’s time for culture again!


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Museums in Vorpommern

Experience history, science and art - indoor and outdoor


Ukranenland - Historical Workshops

The outdoor museum 'Ukranenland' is openend daily from 10am-5pm from May to October. It is the reconstruction of a Slavic settlement of the 9th/10th century on the 'Ueckerwiesen' at the edge of town.
The northwest Slavic 'Ukranen' settled the 'Ueckerniederungen' from the lower 'Oder' up to the 'Zarow' and from the 'Oderhaff' to the 'Schorfheide'. Our 'Kirchheide' shows the erstwhile life, work and rites of the 'Ukranen' as it was constructed with...

Otto Lilienthal Museum

Otto Lilienthal Museum, holder of many awards, tells the tale of how the technical history of aviation became human flight's cultural history
The Hanseatic town Anklam is the birthplace of the aviation pioneer Otto Lilienthal.Otto Lilienthal Museum, holder of many awards, tells the tale of how the technical history of aviation became human flight's cultural history. The exhibits include...

Greifswald Museum Harbour

Gaff ketch and schooner, seaquat and ramship, cruiser and kragejolle - about 45 old ships characterise the image of the museum harbour in Greifswald, which was founded in 1991 following the example of the museum harbours in Flensburg and Hamburg. With this, the Hanseatic townspeople reacted to the increased interest in historic ships and traditional seamanship.
As part of the old city harbour, the museum harbour extends from the Steinbecker Bridge to the old grain silo and characterises the maritime flair of the Hanseatic city. The oldest ship that visitors can admire in the museum harbour is the Zeesboot...

Pomeranian State Museum

14,000 years of eventful history on the southern Baltic coast on both sides of the Oder River are presented between the former Franciscan church and the city wall - in an award-winning building ensemble that impressively combines Gothic, Classicist and contemporary architecture. The precious collection of paintings presents works by renowned painters such as Caspar David Friedrich, Frans Hals, Philipp Otto Runge, Max Liebermann, Max Pechstein and Vincent van Gogh.
Various exhibits paint a multifaceted picture of the development of Pomerania since the first hunters and gatherers. An impressive highlight is the unique 30 m2 Croy carpet, a testimony to the high culture at the court of the Griffins, the Pomeranian...


from 16.10.2024 to 05.01.2025

Caspar David Friedrich. Hometown

Caspar David Friedrich remained closely connected to Greifswald, the place of his birth, childhood and youth, throughout his life. One of the most impressive testimonies to this is the painting "Meadows near Greifswald", which is kept in Hamburg. In...

Historical-Technical Museum Peenemünde

In the Peenemünde Army Research Centre the first rocket was launched beyond the earth's atmosphere in 1942.
The Peenemünde Army Research Centre was one of the world's most advanced technology centres between 1936 and 1945.This is where the first rocket was launched beyond the earth's atmosphere in 1942. But from its inception, the research was focused on a...

Haffmuseum in the Castle Ueckermünde

Fancy history? In the Uckermüder Haffmuseum you can discover lots of it. Wether if Easter or Christmas exhibition or interactive tours through the local museum, visitors of every age will have a great time. If you managed to climb the 75 stairs up the castle tower, you will be rewarded with a great view.
In the middle from the old Town from the seaside resort Ueckermünde in the castle the Pomeranian duchess, there is the Haffmuseum.The museum’s entrance with its late gothic cladding design is already very interesting for fans of architecture. The...

Watermill Lassan

Today a mill and local history museum is situated in the Lassan Watermill. Old craftsmanship from frame carpentry to baker's craft is exhibited in it.
This house exists since July 9, 1988 as a museum for the city of Lassan and its visitors. The building itself is known as a watermill since the 15th century and was in operation until 1930. Afterwards it was shifted to diesel engine propulsion and a...

Local museum Strasburg

The touristic formation has its office in the museum building.Tuesday – Friday: 09:00 am - 11:30 amAnd Sunday : 15:00 pm – 17:00 pm (April - October)Different Times: with pre – announcement
The building was constructed in 1760 and used as a school. Since 1975 you can see exhibits from the town. On special rarity is an art clock out of straw. You can also gaze the two decorated fireplaces out of Strasburg pottery, made in the...

OZEANEUM Stralsund

With its five exhibitions and 46 aquariums, the OZEANEUM Stralsund invites you on an extraordinary underwater journey beneath the northern seas. Visit Humboldt penguins on the roof terrace, "Niki" the female sand tiger shark in the 2.6-million-litre pool "Open Atlantic" and the giants of the sea - real life replicas of whales.
Dive down without getting wet - that is possible in the OZEANEUM Stralsund. Scientific exhibitions have been combined with breathtaking aquariums. Particularly impressive is the world's largest exhibition on whales with replicas of the sea giants in...

Constant Exhibition of the Poet Karl Gottlieb Lappe in Wusterhusen near Lubmin

Karl Gottlieb Lappe - a nearly forgotten Poet (1773-1843). A constant exhibition in Wusterhusen, close to the beach Resort Lubmin, is located in the rectory of Wusterhusen's church. Here, the life and works of the poet Karl Lappe is documented and readings bring the poet's achievements closer. Wusterhusen is one of the stations of the "Route of North German Romanticism".
Karl Gottlieb Lappe was born as the pastor’s son on April 23, 1773 in Wusterhusen. In preparation for the study he visited the city school Wolgast, whose principal was no less a figure than Ludwig Gotthard Kosegarten (1758-1818). Kosegarten, who was...

Caspar David Friedrich Centre

The Caspar David Friedrich Centre was opened in 2004 in the old soap factory in remembrance of the great artist and the most famous son of the city of Greifswald. It was extended in 2011 to include the entire former residential and business premises of the Friedrich family. The centre is an exhibition and document space as well as a research centre.
The Caspar David Friedrich Centre in Greifswald, the birthplace of the romantic painter, offers a wide range of information about the city’s famous son (1774-1840), his family and home region, his work and the Romantic era. In the historical...

Museum of Local History Mönkebude

Since 2000 the museum “Fischerstube” contains all the things that dictate the life in the village and its neighboring region. The tourist information can also be found here. Here you can find information, accommodation service, bike rental, fishing maps, souvenirs, etc.
The Fischerstube was formed in 1996. The exhibition’s main focal points are the contemporary witnesses of fishery and the shipping industry. No matter if fish traps, fishing nets or eel harpoons - all exhibits can be related to the seamen and their...