City Guide


Where Dürer once lived: Bavarias second major city for art

Downtown Nuremberg has survived intact since Medieval times, when Albrecht Dürer and Veit Stoss already caused a stir. Today, Nuremberg comes straight after Munich when it comes to the arts in Bavaria. Germanisches Nationalmuseum has priceless cultural treasures to offer, the chic Neues Museum building is home to both art and design, and the former industrial complex Auf AEG boasts halls for contemporary art of which other can only dream

Nuremberg classics - Neues Museum Nürnberg

Art and design: The new building in downtown Nuremberg Presents changing exhibitions and a collection of contemporary art from the 1950s onwards and post-1945 design < more >

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Nuremberg classics - Kunsthalle

En vogue contemporary artists: Each year, there are four exhibitions in the building close to the railway station. Juergen Teller, Karla Black and André Butzer are among the artists who have showcased < more >

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Nuremberg classics - Germanisches Nationalmuseum

Germany’s largest museum of cultural history: The museum is located in a former Carthusian monastery with a gallery annex. The collection and a globe dating from 1491 < more >

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Nuremberg classics - Albrecht-Dürer-House

An artist’s house from the Renaissance: Dürer spent the last 20 years of his life in the half-timbered house. Since 2010, the "Graphisches Kabinett" presents changing exhibitions < more >

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Inside tip Nuremberg - Kunstverein/Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft

Germany’s oldest art association: The Kunstverein with its 300 members is rather small. However, it organizes fascinating exhibitions of contemporary and young art < more >

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Inside tip Nuremberg - Institut für moderne Kunst

Solo shows by aspiring new artists: The Institut is not only a center documenting post-War art, but also organizes exhibitions in the “studio” and in Kunsthaus Defet < more >

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Inside tip Nuremberg - Auf AEG/Zentrifuge

A lot of space for new art: Alongside studios, at the former AEG complex there are exhibition halls as well as the Zentrifuge, a space for regional art < more >

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Neues Museum (1), Kunsthalle (2), Germanisches Nationalmuseum (3), Albrecht-Dürer-House (4), Kunstverein / Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft (5), "studio" im Zumikon (6), Atelier- und Galeriehaus Defet (6), Auf AEG (7), Zentrifuge (7)