Kaiserpfalz Museum

Paderborn, Germany

In 1963 demolition of houses damaged in World War II led to the sensational discovery of the Carolingian Königsplatz, the palace where Charlemagne held the first Frankish assembly on Saxon lands in 777 AD. The museum exhibits the remains of palace and early history of Paderborn.

References:
  • The Rough Guide to Germany. Third Edition, 2015.

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Founded: 1978
Category: Museums in Germany
Historical period: Cold War and Separation (Germany)

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www.kaiserpfalz-paderborn.de

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4.4/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Bianca Lübben (15 months ago)
Schönes Museum. Für Kinder auch etwas zum ausprobieren. Sehr freundliche und hilfsbereite Mitarbeiter.
Connie Simnobl (15 months ago)
Wunderschöner Ort. Tolle Ausstellung.
Mohamad Volk (17 months ago)
History
Annelies Salome (2 years ago)
Excellent museum with a wonderful exhibition on medieval (Merovingian and mostly Carolingian) life, luxury, kings and death. Housed in a wonderfully rebuild medieval hall. I've seen many exhibitions, but this one housed some never before seen artifacts that show the skilled craftsmenship and daily charme of past times.
pratyoosh sharma (6 years ago)
Not bad for an lazy afternoon in Paderborn & the entrance was free on the weekend
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