Centre Charlemagne

Aachen, Germany

Centre Charlemagne is the new museum of Aachen local history. It occupies the site on the Katschhof, the former palace courtyard. It focuses on a history of Aachen from the Neolithic to the present day. The key periods are the ancient Roman age (until 4th century AD), Charlemagne's Aachen (the capital of Frankish Empire), the medieval period and Baroque period. The whole house is barrier-free.


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Katschhof 1, Aachen, Germany
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Founded: 2014
Category: Museums in Germany

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Dirk Vancraeynest (9 months ago)
Comprehensive presentation of the long and interesting history of Aachen. Friendly and helpful staff.
Natalie George (11 months ago)
An interesting city museum starting with the Romans to modern times. The focus is of course on Charlemagne. Who founded the city. His life and work is present everywhere in the city. The museum offers changing exhibitions. Plan for 2 hours.r
Steven Houser (12 months ago)
We only had 45 minutes to devote to this museum before our train, but that worked. A nice collection of relics from the time and Romans. The mail shirt felt remarkably heavy.
1 2 (15 months ago)
The collection is rich and there are many modern imitations, detailing all aspects of the society during the Charlemagne period.
Joel Zhou (16 months ago)
Small place but a good place to learn the history of Aachen. Friendly staff and comfortable waiting room.
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