The World’s Only Museum Focussing on the Faust myth – before, during and after Goethes “Faust”

Goethe Room of the Faust Museum, 2nd floor

There are plenty of good reasons to visit the Faust Museum in Knittlingen:

You are not yet familiar with this museum? You are looking for an interesting day trip destination in the area around Stuttgart / Karlsruhe? You are studying or currently reading Faust and would like to expand your knowledge? You are interested in alchemy? You need expertise on the Faust myth for school? You are making a cultural detour to our museum during an excursion into the beautiful nature around Knittlingen? Or would you like to see the completely renovated permanent exhibition on the Faust myth and the Devil’s Pact? Whatever the case, we are looking forward to your visit. And, of course, there is also plenty of entertainment for children as well!

Preview programme autumn / winter 2023

Christmas Market 2023 – Magic Moments in Knittlingen

Weihnachtsmarkt in Knittlingen – 15. bis 17. Dezember 2023

Free admission to the Faust Museum on Saturday, 16 December from 12:00 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. and
on Sunday, 17 December from 11:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Sunday, 17 December at 11:00 a.m.:
Christmas barrel organ music with Alois Fleig at the Faust Museum

Sunday, 17 December at 02:00 p.m.:
Free guided tour of the Faust Museum with museum director Dr Denise Roth

Further information on the website of the town of Knittlingen


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Faust Museum – reloaded!

From the historical roots of the Faust legend in the Renaissance to the present day with FAUST:
Experience the newly designed permanent exhibition and the special exhibition Alchemy – Science or Devil’s Pact in the world’s only literature and theme museum on the Faust myth, before, around and after Goethe’s Faust with unique exhibits.
On a tour over three levels, you can expect, among other things, an alchemy laboratory, a Goethe imagination room, audio and video stations as well as child-friendly and theme-related play opportunities.

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