Museum der Brotkultur


How grain grows, what makes a good dough and other bread-related mysteries are unravelled at the Museum of Bread Culture. The collection celebrates bread as the staff of life over millennia and across cultures, displaying curios from mills to Egyptian corn mummies.

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1. Ulmer Münster

0.19 MILES

'Ooh, it’s so big'… First-time visitors gush as they strain their neck muscles gazing up to the Münster. It is. And rather beautiful. Celebrated for its…

2. Stadthaus


Designed by Richard Meier, the contemporary aesthetic of the concrete-and-glass Stadthaus is a dramatic contrast to the Münster. The American architect…

3. Einstein Memorial

0.27 MILES

On Bahnhofstrasse sits Max Bill’s memorial (1979) to the great physicist – a stack of red-granite pillars marking the spot where Einstein was born.

4. Kunsthalle Weishaupt

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The glass-fronted Kunsthalle Weishaupt contains the private collection of Siegfried Weishaupt, which is presented in rotating exhibitions. The accent is…

5. Synagogue


Fitting neatly into Ulm's ensemble of eye-catching contemporary architecture, this free-standing synagogue was built for the Jewish community and…

6. Rathaus

0.31 MILES

The 14th-century Rathaus has an ornately painted Renaissance facade and a gilded astrological clock (1520); bells count off every quarter-hour. Inside you…

7. Museum Ulm

0.32 MILES

This museum is a fascinating romp through ancient and modern art, history and archaeology. Standouts include the 20th-century Kurt Fried Collection,…

8. Schwörhaus

0.32 MILES

On the third Monday of July, the mayor swears allegiance to the town’s 1397 constitution from the 1st-floor loggia of the early 17th-century baroque…