Hexenbürgermeisterhaus

Lemgo, Germany

Hexenbürgermeisterhaus was built in 1571. It was the home of so-called Hexenbürgermeister, 'Witch Mayor', Hermann Cothmann (1629-1683), who was famous for leading the last bloody witch trials. Today the house is a museum and well-preserved sample of Weser Renaissance style.

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Founded: 1571
Category: Museums in Germany
Historical period: Reformation & Wars of Religion (Germany)

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stephen jones (11 months ago)
An interesting insight to a lovely town
Carsten Saager (12 months ago)
The video gives you all necessary information (available in English ). The collection is a bit this and that and we missed a storyline. The main feature is the facade that deserves close attention
gh regnidiew (2 years ago)
Visiting Lemgo for almost 50 year's... visiting Hexenbuergermeisterhaus for the very first time. Nice to see and to discover historical facts.
Remus Pisla (2 years ago)
Nice place to visit, one of Lemgo's attractions where you can find interesting things about history and overall city development.
Mathias Jakobsson (2 years ago)
Nice
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