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The City and Cultural History Museum Torgau
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Exhibition in the former Electoral Chancellery

City and Cultural History Museum Torgau © S. Jendrossek

Since 2005, the faithfully restored Electoral Chancellery building has hosted an exhibition with historically valuable exhibits and offers visitors a unique way of exploring Torgau's history and culture.

Upon request, the following specialist tours can be arranged:

  • Underground Torgau - Guided tours through interesting cellars
  • To Luther's wife - Guided tours through Katharina-Luther-Stube
  • What the stones tell us... - Guided tours through the "stone witnesses" exhibition in the Lapidarium
  • Beer from Torgau poor people's Malvasia - Guided tours through Giersing's brewing heritage
  • The princely home of a Torgau mayor - Guided tour through the Ringenhain House
  • Crowded living in sloping walls - Guided tour through the historic craftsman's house
  • Rich and poor living close to one another - the mayor's house and the craftsman's house

- Visitor bathroom available

Accessibility information

The front building is accessible via the side entrance, the office and the herb garden by mounting one step in each location.
There is a wheelchair-friendly bathroom in the building.
Guided tours for those with learning difficulties can be arranged upon request.

When in September 1631, the protestant Armies of King Gustav II. Adolf of Sweden and Elector Johann Georg I joined forces in September 1631, they defeated the imperial-league army under Tilly. A decisive point in the course of the conflict: Gustav Adolf could now make his triumphant ascent of the German throne and along with it secured the survival of protestantism.

In 1646, peace was declared for electoral Saxony in Eilenburg - which also led to pace is Westphalia in 1648. A defining era – far beyond the region. The planned exhibitions are intended to commemorate these events. To pay tribute, to remember and also to shake up.

Information

location The City and Cultural History Museum Torgau
Wintergrüne 5
04860 Torgau
phone +49 (0)3421 70336
fax +49 (0)3421 7033724
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accessibility
  • Fully accessible rest-room for wheelchair users info
  • Fully accessible elevator for wheelchair users info
Bathroom , Parking area

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For LEIPZIG REGIO CARD-users: Reduced admission price

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