Special places – themed and general museums

If you want the full picture, then these are the places to go: from the film museum through to Handel House, themed museums retrace the steps of notable personalities at authentic sites or highlight specific aspects of human life. For variety in scope and theme, look no further than the general museums.

Founded in 1899, the Deutsche Bahn Museum in Nuremberg is Germany's oldest railway museum.

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Set in an elegant patrician residence in Lübeck's old quarter, the Willy Brandt House is an educational centre, museum and memorial dedicated to the German Chancellor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Willy Brandt

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The Buddenbrooks House, which provides the setting for Thomas Mann's famous novel about the decline of the Buddenbrooks family, now contains a museum that has served as a tribute to the Mann family's literary legacy since 1993.

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The Zeiss Planetarium in Bochum was built in 1964 and since that time it has been one of the most modern facilities of its kind in the world.

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Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859) are two of the leading figures in German cultural history.

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The Optical Museum illustrates how optical instruments, such as spectacles, telescopes, microscopes and cameras, have developed over five centuries.

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Opened in 1926, the Zeiss Planetarium is the oldest planetarium in the world and also the biggest in Germany thanks to its 25-metre dome.

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