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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…
German in Goslar

Die Butterhanne

The fare is traditional, the outdoor seating is nice and on the first Saturday of the month the tables are cleared and the place morphs into a throbbing nightspot from 10pm. The name refers to a famous local frieze …
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…
Mediterranean in Goslar

Restaurant Aubergine

This neat little restaurant doesn't only serve dishes that include its namesake vegetable, but rather, artfully presented Mediterranean cuisine, in a classy, upbeat environment with crisp white linens, shiny silverw…
German in Goslar


A newcomer to Goslar’s gastronomic and drinking scene, this gastropub brews four types of beer in its copper vats beyond the bar and serves meals focusing mostly on steaks and other meats, some of them organic and l…
International in Goslar

Das Schwarze Schaf

This sleek eatery has a large menu of salads, pasta, Flammkuchen, stir-fries and grills, all served at wooden tables in a bright Asian-European-crossover atmosphere. Dishes can also be ordered takeaway.
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…