Altenburger Bauernhöfe e.V.
The Altenburg farmers shaped an independent cultural region in Altenburger Land. Especially the Altenburg costumes still play an important role today. Get to know the old craft of a miller. Technology and operation of the historic post windmill from 1732.
Playing Card Museum Altenburg
The still remained collection inventory of the old ducal armory and antique chamber were forming the basis of the museum, which was based in 1920. Already in 1923 was a playing cards museum as a spezial department integrated, at that time just in one room, the so called "Skatheimat".
Der Schmöllner Knopf-Weg
Who commits this route and let his thoughts wander, will be able to guess the immense importance of this trade must have had for this relatively small city. You can get a flyer for the Knopfweg, including the Wegkarte, free of charge in our Bürgerservice am Amtsplatz.
Förderverein "Mitteldeutsches Wandermarionettentheater" e.V.
The "Komödiantenhof" in Engertsdorf is a place of traditional care of the Wandermarionettentheater. It houses the original surviving traveling puppet theater, formerly Curt Kressig, from the early years of the last century (in operation from 1914-1966),
Museum of local history and paper manufacture
The museum of local history and paper is located on the site of the former paper mill Fockendorf. It consists of an open-air museum with a functioning hydroelectric power plant (water wheel) and various original machines from the paper industry.
Heimat- und Verkehrsverein Rochlitzer Muldental e.V.
Romantic castles, mysterious castles and old convent walls - they all line up in the valley of the castles like pearls on a chain and alternate with picturesque rivers, idyllic forests and green valleys.
The cabaret theater with the stage under the glass dome offers its viewers a varied schedule, in which the focus is on political-satirical ensemble cabaret. Mon - Fri 9am - 12pm and 2.30pm - 6pm, Wed closed
Lindenau-Museum of Art
The Lindenau Museum houses one of the world's most attractive collections of early Italian panel paintings. Amassed by astronomer, statesman and art patron Bernhard August von Lindenau (1779 - 1854), the collected Greco-Roman pottery and plaster casts, and built up a valuable art library.
Museum of Naturel History
The Mauritianum is the natural history regional museum of Northeastern Thuringia with collections and research on nature between the white Elster and Mulde, whose exhibits are interesting from geology, mineralogy, paleontology, zoology and botan
The parish church of St. Nicholas is mentioned in 1140 as the seat of the archdeacon for the Pleißenland. After closing the church in 1528, the building is dismantled down to the tower. Closed from November to March!
Schloss- und Kulturbetrieb Residenzschloss Altenburg
The Castle, built on a steep towering porphyry rock, appears as a plant closed into itself and dominates with its silhouette and its distinctive towers the towns-cape of Altenburg.
Between the southern and the northern tower, there is a barrel-vaulted vestibule, in which the three-tiered arched portal with raised columns attracts interest. Opening hours: May - October, Fri to Sun. from noon to 5 pm, guided tours 11 am
Castle Church Altenburg
In the castle church, the guests will experience an allusion (by the band) of the 1739 dedicated organ by Tobias Heinrich Gottfried Consolation. The stately Gothic castle church with its early Baroque interior and the sound-laden consolation organ invites you to marvel.
St. Bartholomew Church
The Bartholomäi Church as Martin Luther Memorial and Georg Spalatin Memorial Church. On 15 April 1523 Luther here trusted his friend Wenzel Linck. The wedding of a pastor with a local citizen's daughter was celebrated as an achievement of the Reformation for two days.