Goslar attractions

Top Choice Museum in Goslar

Rammelsberg Museum & Besucherbergwerk

The shafts and buildings of this 1000-year-old mine are now a museum and Unesco World Heritage Site. Admission to the mine includes a German-language tour and a pamphlet with English explanations of the 18th- and 19…
Castle in Goslar


This reconstructed 11th-century Romanesque palace is Goslar’s pride and joy. After centuries of decay, the building was resurrected in the 19th century and adorned with interior frescos of idealised historical scene…
Historic Building in Goslar


The impressive late-Gothic Rathaus is most beautiful at night, when light shining through its stained-glass windows illuminates the stone-patterned town square. Inside the highlight is a beautiful cycle of 16th-cent…
Museum in Goslar


This beautifully presented little museum boasts a colourful collection of painted pewter figures and depicts scenes of daily life in Goslar from the Middle Ages to today. A must for craft buffs, you can also pour an…
Museum in Goslar

Musikinstrumenten- und Puppenmuseum

A private museum sprawling over five floors, containing musical instruments, dolls and a porcelain collection housed in the cellar.
Gallery in Goslar

Mönchehaus Museum

Set in a 16th-century half-timbered house, this museum has changing exhibits of modern art, including works by the most recent winner of the prestigious Kaiserring art prize; past winners include Henry Moore, Joseph…
Historic Building in Goslar


The Domvorhalle is all that remains of the once-magnificent St Simon and St Jude Cathedral. Within it you can see the 11th-century Kaiserstuhl, the throne used by Salian and Hohenstaufen emperors. It's located below…
Museum in Goslar

Goslarer Museum

This museum offers a good overview of the natural and cultural history of Goslar and the Harz. One room contains the treasures from the former Goslar Dom (cathedral), and there’s also a cabinet with coins dating fro…
Museum in Goslar

Museum im Zwinger

A 16th-century tower holding a collection of such late-medieval delights as torture implements, coats of armour and weapons used during the Peasant Wars.