27 Sights in Münster, Germany (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Münster, Germany. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 27 sights are available in Münster, Germany.

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1. St. Petri

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St. Petri Rabanus Flavus / Public domain

St. Petri, also Petrikirche, is a Catholic church in Münster. As a former Jesuit church, the Petrikirche is a nucleus at the University of Münster. It is located not far from the cathedral in the university site between Fürstenberghaus, legal and Catholic theological faculty at the AA and today serves as the church of the Catholic Student and University community Münster (KSHG) and as the school church of the Paulinum grammar school. Because of the good acoustics, the church is considered a preferred space for spiritual concerts; In addition, the Petrikirche is highly valued as a wedding church.

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2. Kreuzschanze

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The Kreuzchanze is a green area and a former ski jump on the northern edge of the city center of Münster in Westphalia on the promenade at the level of the former cross gate. It was created together with the ski jumps at the Hörster goal and Servatitor between 1648 and 1660 and is the only one that is still preserved in its full dimensions. Originally, it was also protected by a moat that is still preserved in the form of two small ponds. Immediately southeast of the hill is the Buddenturm as the last preserved tower of the former city fortification.

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3. St. Lamberti

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St Lambert's Church is a Roman Catholic church building in Münster (Westphalia) in Germany, dedicated to Lambert of Maastricht. Its present building is the most significant example of Westphalian late Gothic architecture. It lies on the north side of the Prinzipalmarkt in the city centre. Until the early 20th century, the Roggenmarkt contained the Drubbels district of housing. To the church's east lies the Alte Fischmarkt and the Salzstraße, whilst between the church and the Salzstraße is the Lambertikirchplatz with the Lambertibrunnen.

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4. Fürstbischöfliches Schloss

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Schloss Münster, officially Fürstbischöfliches Schloss Münster, is the schloss built as the residence of the prince-bishop of Münster, modern-day North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It was built between 1767 and 1787 in baroque style as a mansion for the last but one prince-bishop Maximilian Friedrich von Königsegg-Rothenfels. The architect was Johann Conrad Schlaun. Since 1954 it has been the seat and landmark of the Westphalian Wilhelms University. The castle is built from the typical Baumberger sandstone of Münster.

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5. Erbdrostenhof

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Erbdrostenhof Günter Seggebäing, Coesfeld / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Erbdrostenhof is a three-wing late Baroque palace in Münster, North-Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is located on Salzstraße. It was designed by Johann Conrad Schlaun for Adolf Heidenreich Freiherr Droste zu Vischering, Erbdrost of Münster and built between 1753 and 1757. Johann Christoph Manskirch produced sculptures for the building, whilst Nikolaus Loder painted frescoes in the interior - the latter were damaged during World War Two and restored between 1965 and 1967 by the Austrian restorer Paul Reckendorfer.

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6. Geomuseum

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The Museum of Geology and Paleontology of William University of Westphalia in Munster, Westphalia, has exhibited many fossils from different ages since its opening in 1824. As it is the only museum in Westphalia with a large fossil collection for more than 150 years, many extraordinary discoveries have come to Munster, which are on display at the museum and kept in archives. In many cases, discovery sites are no longer available or developed, so some exhibits have considerable scientific value.

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7. Überwasserkirche

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Überwasserkirche is the common name of a Gothic hall church in Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is a Liebfrauenkirche, dedicated to St. Mary. Officially St. Marien Überwasser, it is also called Liebfrauen-Überwasser. The name literally means "church beyond the water" and describes the location as on the other side of the Aa river, looking from the Münster Cathedral. It was inaugurated as part of an educational Stift in 1040, which later became the University of Münster.

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8. Archäologisches Museum

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The Archaeological Museum of the Westphalian Wilhelms University in the "Fürstenberghaus" at Domplatz in Münster primarily serves the Institute for Classical Archeology and early Christian archeology at the University of Teaching and Research purposes. In addition, it offers the public an insight into the subject area of archeology and shows working methods and knowledge of research. The focus of the exhibition includes exhibits from Greek antiquity.

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9. Aegidiikirche

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St. Aegidii, commonly known as Aegidiikirche, is a Roman Catholic church in the historic center of Munster. Originally a capuchin monkey church, it took over its functions and the patron saint of Aegidius after the old Aegidii parish church was demolished. The Abbey Church, rebuilt by John Conrad Schraun between 1724 and 1728, survived relatively undamaged bombardments in central Munster during the Second World War.

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10. Evangelische Universitätskirche

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Observantenkirche is a church building in the Old City of Munster at the corner of Schlaunstraße and Rosenstraße. It was a convent church for Franciscan observers until the Abbey was abolished in 1811. Observantenkirche is a property of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and today is the Protestant University Church and Concert Church of the Protestant Theological Seminary of the University of Munster.

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11. Tuckesburg

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Tuckesburg http://www.zeno.org - Zenodot Verlagsgesellschaft mbH / Public domain

The Tuckesburg is located on a small hill on the edge of the old zoo in Münster between Promenade, Himmelreichallee and Hüfferstrasse. She was Hermann Landois's residential building built in 1892, in which he lived from March 17, 1892 with his monkey "Lehmann" to his death. He had it built right next to the zoological garden he founded according to his ideas. There he called himself "Graf Tucks".

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12. Museum für Lackkunst

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The Museum of Lacquer Art is a museum in Münster, Westphalia devoted to the history of lacquer art. It is the only institution of its kind in the world, with a collection of around 1,000 objects from East Asia, Europe, and the Islamic world from more than two thousand years ago. The current director is art historian Gudrun Bühl. It is owned by BASF Coatings.

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13. St. Servatii

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St. Servatii is located in the Westphalian city of Munster, under Patrozinium, with St. Named for Servatius, it is a church with a long history, and its present form can be traced back to about 1230. It is one of the oldest churches in the city. It was an independent parish for more than 700 years until it became part of Lamberty Parish again.

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14. St.-Paulus-Dom

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St. Paul's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Münster under the patronage of the Apostle Paul. The cathedral of the Diocese of Münster is one of the most important church buildings in Münster and is one of the city's landmarks, along with the historic town hall. The cathedral is administered by the cathedral chapter of Münster.

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15. Historisches Rathaus

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Historisches Rathaus Own work / GFDL 1.2

The Historical City Hall of Münster was one of the theatres of the negotiations of the Peace of Westphalia which concluded the Thirty Years' War in Western Europe and the Eighty Years' War between Spain and the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands. It was the site of the Peace of Münster of 1648.

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16. Lukaskirche

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The Lukaskirche in Münster is a Protestant church in the west of the city, near the Coesfelder Kreuz transport hub. In addition to the buildings of the university clinics, their silhouette is visible from afar. Already 50 years after the construction, the Lukaskirche was entered as a monument.

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17. Apostelkirche

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Apostelkirche Roland Geider (Ogre) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Apostolic Church in Munster is the main Protestant church in the city. It is located in the north of the historic old city, about between St. Lamberti and the promenade belt. It was built as a Franciscan abbey church, and from 1517 it was the church of Minorite Abbey.

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18. St. Stephanus

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St. Stephanus is a Catholic church in Münster in the Aasentadt district. It is a branch church of the Catholic parish of St. Liudger. It was built from 1963 according to plans by the architect Hans Schilling (Cologne) and consecrated on December 11, 1965.

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19. Johanneskapelle

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Johanneskapelle Rabanus Flavus / Public domain

The St. Johannes chapel in Münster is a small Gothic church building on the Breul in the northwest of the historic old town. It belongs to the Evangelical Apostle Church and is used in a special form by various groups and denominations for services.

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20. Matthäuskirche

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Matthäuskirche is a Protestant church in the southern part of Munster, Germany, in Antoniusstraße 36, in the center of a residential area. It belongs to the Evangelical Church of Westphalia and is named after the evangelist Matthew.

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21. Picassomuseum

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The Pablo Picasso Münster Art Museum was opened in 2000 in Münster, Westphalia, and houses lithographs and other holdings in various artistic techniques and from different creative periods of Pablo Picasso with over 800 exhibits.

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22. Martinikirche

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Saint Martini, one of the oldest Catholic religious buildings in Munster, Westphalia, was built around 11980's under the patronage of Saint Martin. It is located at the corner of Martinistraße/Neubrückenstraße, near the theatre.

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23. Villa ten Hompel

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The Villa ten Hompel is a memorial site for offenses committed by the police and government administration during the National Socialist period in the city of Münster, located in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

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24. Herz-Jesu-Kirche

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Herz-Jesu-Kirche Segeton / Public domain

The Catholic parish church Herz-Jesu-Kirche is located in the southeast of Münster in Westphalia, just outside the inner city ring, in the Herz-Jesu district named after it. The portal façade faces Wolbecker Straße.

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25. St. Mauritz

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The St Moritz Catholic Abbey and Parish Church is the oldest sacred building in Munster, partially well preserved. It is located to the west of Mauritzviertel, just outside the city center, in Sankt-Mauritz-Freiheit.

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26. Münsters GESCHICHTE VON UNTEN

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Paul Wulf was a victim of the Nazi regime who worked out his compulsory sterilization as supposedly "bullshit" and gained regional fame through the organization of anti-fascist exhibitions in and around Münster.

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27. Clemenskirche

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Clemenskirche Rüdiger Wölk
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The Clemenskirche in the Westphalian city of Münster is a monastery and hospital church built for the merciful brothers from 1745 to 1753 according to Johann Conrad Schlaun. The monastery was dissolved in 1811.

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