Attractions

Palace in Celle

Schloss Celle

Celle’s wedding-cake Schloss was built in 1292 by Otto Der Strenge (Otto the Strict) as a town fortification; in 1378 it was expanded and turned into a residence. Today it houses administrative offices, a theatre an…
Museum in Celle

Bomann-Museum Celle

This museum for cultural history houses a broad historic collection on the work, lives and times of ordinary people in the region. There are Bronze Age archaeological finds, a re-created farmhouse illustrating local…
Synagogue in Celle

Celle Synagogue

Dating back to 1740, Celle’s synagogue is the oldest in northern Germany. It was partially destroyed during Kristallnacht and looks just like any other half-timbered house from the outside. Once a new Jewish congreg…
Gallery in Celle

Kunstmuseum Celle

Billed as the world's first '24-hour art gallery', Celle's sexy cubed Kunstmuseum isn't actually open around the clock. During regular opening hours, you can admire the indoor collection of modern art, including the…
Church in Celle

Stadtkirche

The highlight of Celle's 13th-century Stadtkirche is the 235 steps you can climb to the top of the church steeple for an amazing view of the city – not for those who suffer vertigo. The city trumpeter climbs 220 ste…
Ceremony in Celle

Glockenspiel

Set high up on a wall diagonally opposite the tourist office are 16 bells that play various tunes (including Papageno's song from Mozart's The Magic Flute) each day at 11am, 1pm and 5pm from April to October. Beneat…