Landesmuseum Württemberg im Alten Schloss Stuttgart, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH Florian Selig
Landesmuseum Württemberg in Stuttgart, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH Christoph Düpper
Altes Schloss Stuttgart, © SMG, Eva Adamek
Landesmuseum Württemberg Altes Schloss, © Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH
Landesmuseum Württemberg, Altes Schloss Stuttgart, © SMG Martina Denker

The Wurttemberg State Museum

The Wurttemberg State Museum offers its visitors a stimulating presentation of the history of our state from the Stone Age to the present time. The museum was established in 1862 by King William I as a “state collection of national antiquities”. In the 1960s, the Museum of Decorative Arts was merged into the State Museum, which has been housed in Stuttgart's “Altes Schloss” (Old Castle) since 1969.

In addition to our main location in the Old Castle, the museum also includes the New Castle, which houses the Roman lapidarium, and the "Stiftsfruchtkasten", a former granary and wine depot, as a home for the musical instrument collection. The Museum of Popular Culture is housed in Waldenbuch Castle, a half-hour drive from Stuttgart; here, visitors can gain an insight into the lives of every-day people from pre-industrial times until today.
The Wurttemberg State Museum also has a number of branch museums at other locations across the state.

Opening hours

Tuesday - Sunday and public holidays:
10:00 am - 05:00 pm

Closed Mondays. Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve closed.

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Location & Contact

Landesmuseum Württemberg im Alten Schloss
Schillerplatz 6
70173 Stuttgart

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