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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

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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...
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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...
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Greifswald Museum Harbour

Gaff ketch and schooner, sea cutter and ram ship, cruiser and holly boat - the museum harbour in Greifswald (which was founded in 1991 in the style of the museum harbours in Flensburg and Hamburg) showcases around 45 old ships. The museum is a response to the rising interest in historic ships and traditional seamanship.
The museum harbour is part of the old town harbour; it stretches from the Steinbecker bridge to the old granary and adds to the maritime flair of the Hanseatic city. The oldest ship that is showcased in the museum harbour is the “Pommerland” Zeesen...
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Pomeranian State Museum

Built between 1998 and 2005 and using the edifices of the former monastery from the 15th century, the prize-winning ensemble of buildings belonging to the Pomeranian State Museum displays numerous pieces from prehistoric and early history, the age of Hanseatic towns, the emergence of the Imperial Resorts.
Built between 1998 and 2005 and using the edifices of the former monastery from the 15th century, the prize-winning ensemble of buildings belonging to the Pomeranian State Museum displays numerous pieces from prehistoric and early history, the age of...
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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...
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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...
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Watermill Hanshagen

Visit the listed Watermill Hanshagen built in 1524. Experience the history, enjoy the superb Environment, eat, celebrate and stay overnight or get married here! Start your trips to the Hanse town Greifswald and Stralsund or to the Islands of Usedom or Rügen.
Surrounded by meadows and woods the Watermill is located at the edge of the town of Hanshagen near Greifswald. It was established as a flour mill in 1524, continued being a paper mill from 1750 and changed back into a flour mill around 1850. It...
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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...
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Local museum Strasburg

The touristic formation has its office in the museum building. Tuesday – Friday: 09:00 am - 11:30 am And 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...
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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.
With its 8,700 m²and 46 aquariums, the Ozeaneum invites you to an underwater journey beneath the northern seas. Highlights of Europe's largest Baltic sea exhibitions include the Humboldt penguins on the roof terrace, the 2.6-million-litre pool "Open...
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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.
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...
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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...
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Heimatmuseum Fischerstube 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...