Nördlingen attractions

Museum in Nördlingen

Bayerisches Eisenbahnmuseum

Half museum, half junkyard retirement home/graveyard for locos that have long puffed their last, this trainspotter's paradise occupies a disused engine depot across the tracks from the train station (no access from …
Church in Nördlingen

St Georgskirche

Dominating the heart of town, the immense late-Gothic St Georgskirche got its baroque mantle in the 18th century and seems to have been under restoration ever since. To truly appreciate Nördlingen’s circular shape a…
Museum in Nördlingen

Rieskrater Museum

Situated in an ancient barn, this unique museum explores the formation of meteorite craters and the consequences of such violent collisions with Earth. Rocks, including a genuine moon rock (on permanent loan from NA…
Museum in Nördlingen


Nördlingen's worthwhile municipal museum covers an ambitious sweep of human existence on the planet, from the early Stone Age to 20th-century art, via the 1634 Battle of Nördlingen during the Thirty Years' War, Roma…
Museum in Nördlingen


Head up the spiral staircase of the Löpsinger Torturm for an engaging exhibition on the history of the town's defences, an apt place to kick off a circuit of the walls.