Top things to do in Oldenburg

Museum in Oldenburg


The Augusteum showcases European paintings – with a strong focus on Italian and Dutch masters – from the 15th to the 18th century. It opened in 1867 in a custom-designed Italian Renaissance building as Oldenburg's f…
Museum in Oldenburg

Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte

This museum chronicles the area’s history from the Middle Ages to modern times with an entertaining hodgepodge of artefacts: a grand carriage, a penny-farthing bicycle, royal and military clothing, antique furniture…
Museum in Oldenburg


This branch of Oldenburg’s Museum of Art & Cultural History focuses on German artists, beginning with romanticism and neoclassicism of the mid-19th century and culminating in post-1945 artworks. Included in the …
Modern European in Oldenburg

Kleine Burg

Homemade pasta, truffles, avocado, goat's cheese, lamb, fish, decadent desserts: all of these specialities can be found on the varied menu in this smart central eatery. Highly recommended. Note that the kitchen clos…
Cafe in Oldenburg


A stylish corner cafe with a full menu of coffee drinks, tea and soft drinks, along with a small range of cakes and pastries. Also serves bagel sandwiches and a daily soup.
Pub Food in Oldenburg

Der Schwan

A decent all-rounder, the Swan has a great spot on the water where you can drink and dine in the sunshine (weather permitting). Things get livelier in the evenings.
Museum in Oldenburg

Landesmuseum Natur und Mensch

This natural history museum showcases the ecology of Lower Saxony’s landscapes, including a huge section of peat bog with niches displaying some bog-preserved bodies that date as far back as the Roman period, accomp…