Archäologiemuseum Hagen – Wasserschloss Werdringen

Natural history museum in a medieval castle with archaeological finds & the region’s oldest fossils.

The Archäologiemuseum Hagen, housed within the historic Wasserschloss Werdringen, stands as a testament to the rich archaeological heritage of the region. Nestled amidst picturesque surroundings, the museum offers visitors a captivating journey through time, showcasing archaeological discoveries that span millennia.

Originally constructed as a fortified castle in the 14th century, Wasserschloss Werdringen underwent several transformations over the centuries, eventually becoming home to the Archäologiemuseum Hagen in 1927. Since then, the museum has played a pivotal role in preserving and interpreting the archaeological treasures unearthed in the area.

Through its extensive collections and engaging exhibits, the museum provides insight into the lives, cultures, and civilizations that once thrived in the region. From prehistoric artifacts and ancient Roman relics to medieval treasures, each display offers a glimpse into the past, allowing visitors to unravel the mysteries of bygone eras.

In addition to its permanent collections, the Archäologiemuseum Hagen hosts temporary exhibitions, educational programs, and guided tours, catering to both casual visitors and academic researchers alike. Its role extends beyond mere preservation, serving as a hub for archaeological research, cultural exchange, and public engagement.

By showcasing the archaeological heritage of Hagen and its surroundings, the museum fosters a deeper understanding and appreciation of the region’s history and cultural identity. Through its efforts, it seeks to inspire curiosity, spark dialogue, and ensure that the legacy of the past continues to resonate with present and future generations.

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  • Saturday10:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday10:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday10:00 - 17:00
  • Friday10:00 - 17:00
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