Celtic Museum Heuneburg

Hundersingen, Germany

The Celtic Museum Heuneburg features the original finds discovered throughout the many years of excavation at the Heuneburg. The exhibits underline the active trading contacts with other cultures: Greek imports, amber from the Baltic Sea, jewellery from Slovenia, transport amphoras from Marseilles.

From 1983 the former tithe barn in Hundersingen has been used as the Heuneburg Museum. This museum was operated until 2000 by the Heuneburg Museum Association. In 2000/2001 the Heuneburg Museum was redesigned.

Only 2 km from the Heuneburg Museum there is the Heuneburg – an early celtic princely residence. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in Central Europe. In fact, it is considered to be the oldest town in the Northern Alpine Region. The excavated features leave little doubt that during the early Iron Age (circa 620 – 480 BC) the Heuneburg area was an important economic and political centre. Today it is assumed that the Heuneburg area is one of the places where Celtic art and culture developed.

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Founded: 700 BC
Category: Museums in Germany
Historical period: Iron Age (Germany)

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Achim Nessensohn (3 years ago)
Hintergrundinformationen zum Fund des"Unlingen Reiters" waren sehr interessant..leider konnten wir nicht alles anschauen da das Museum bald schloss...
Arabisia Primus (3 years ago)
Die Einbeziehung der gesamten Landschaft in das Musuemskonzept ist klasse ... da kann man auch nach dem 01.11. noch etwas sehen und erwandern ... UND DA IST AUCH DER GRUND, warum es nur einen Stern gibt: Es sind noch Ferien in BW, und trotzdem schliesst die Anlage. Traurig für ein Tourismuskonzept für eine so bedeutende Anlage. Geöffnet wird erst wieder im Frühjahr ...
Steffano Malledetto (3 years ago)
Das Heuneburgmuseum hat eine sehr gut gestaltete Ausstellung zu den Funden und Rekonstruktion auf der großen Heuneburg, dem Freilichtmuseum ein paar Kilometer entfernt. Der Rundgang entführt den Besucher in die Zeit ca. 500 Jahre vor Christie in die geheimnisvolle uns mystische Leben der Kelten. In der alten Zehntscheuer im Ort wurde das Museum eingerichtet. Ein Bau aus dem 16. Jahrhundert und ergänzt durch moderne Architektur aus Beton und Stahl. Etwas ungewöhnlich, passt aber im grossen uns ganzen gut zusammen, es harmoniert sehr gut.
Achim Poidl (3 years ago)
Interessantes Museum unweit der Heuneburg. Für Kinder bestens geeignet. Öffnungszeiten nur bis 16 Uhr. Für interessierte sehr Empfehlenswert.
Stella Jales (3 years ago)
Excellent reconstruction of a Celtic camp and a short walk around the site passing burial mounds which have clear explanations with diagrams as well as words.
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