Attractions

Museum in Braunschweig

Landesmuseum

This chronologically ordered museum features engaging exhibits, starting with a large Foucault pendulum illustrating the principle of the Earth’s rotation, leading to artefacts narrating Germany’s past, including ec…
Church in Braunschweig

Dom St Blasii

The tomb of Heinrich der Löwe, the powerful duke who made Braunschweig his capital in the 12th century, can be found lying alongside his wife Mathilde in the crypt of Dom St Blasii. The Nazis decided to co-opt his i…
Museum in Braunschweig

Burg Dankwarderode

This former castle of Heinrich der Löwe is now a museum housing a glittering medieval collection, including golden sculptures of arms, medieval capes and Braunschweig’s symbol, the original bronze lion statue cast i…
Museum in Braunschweig

Schlossmuseum

Braunschweig's Ducal Palace was badly damaged in WWII and demolished in 1960. The present building is an impressive reconstruction completed in 2007, using original elements. Its palace museum uses multilingual, int…
Monument in Braunschweig

Braunschweiger Löwe

Braunschweig’s identity is intricately tied up with Heinrich der Löwe, a duke who was responsible for colonising the eastern regions of Germany beyond the Elbe and Saale. The Brunswick lion statue is based on the or…