Heidelberg and the Neckar Valley Sights

Altes Schloss (Old Castle)

  • Schillerpl. 6 Map It
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Published 04/23/2016

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Across the street from the Neues Schloss stands this former residence of the counts and dukes of Württemberg, which was originally built as a moated castle around 1320. Wings were added in the mid-15th century, creating a Renaissance palace. The palace now houses the Landesmuseum Württemberg (Württemberg State Museum), with imaginative exhibits tracing the area's development from the Stone Age to modern times. There's also a separate floor dedicated to a children's museum. The second floor includes jaw-dropping family jewels of the fabulously rich and powerful Württemberg royals.

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Schillerpl. 6, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, 70173, Germany

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Published 04/23/2016


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