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Museum in Hanau & Steinau

Brüder Grimm-Haus and Museum Steinau

The famous German folklorists, born in nearby Hanau, lived in this handsome Renaissance stone house as children, from 1791 to 1796. It now houses exhibits on the life and times of the brothers, their work, and the h…
Castle in Hanau & Steinau

Schloss Steinau

One of the most complete surviving early-modern castles in Europe, Steinau Castle is well worth a visit. Built for the Count of Hanau in the mid-16th century, its dry moat, flagged courtyard and pleasing jumble of t…
Museum in Hanau & Steinau

Historisches Museum Schloss Philippsruhe

Located within the early-18th-century Philippsruhe Palace, this museum displays 17th- to 20th-century art and crafts (faience, silverwork and the like), with a special focus on Hanau and famous locals such as the Br…