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Museums in Ilmenau

GoetheStadtMuseum Ilmenau

exhibition concerning the history of the city and Goethe as a poet and natural scientist


Am Markt 1, Ilmenau
Tel.: +49 3677  600-300

 Opening hours Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am- 5 pm



Museum Jagdhaus Gabelbach

museum of Goethe`s scientific researches

Waldstraße 24, Ilmenau
Tel.: +49 3677 202626

Opening hours:
April-Oct.: Tuesday to Sunday 10 am-5 pm
Nov-March: Tuesday to Sunday 10 am-4 pm

Ilmenau-Manebach local history room

Kalter Markt 5a, Ilmenau-Manebach
Tel.: +49 3677 842768

Manebach, a nationally recognised holiday resort, is administered as part of Ilmenau and has a Visitor Centre (Haus des Gastes) which hosts not only the Tourist Information office but also the local history room (Heimatstube). Here, in 40 m², the history of place and people is told.


Opening hours:
Monday: 10 am - 3 pm
Thursday & Friday: 0.30  pm - 3 pm


Schaubergwerk (mining experience) Volle Rose

Schortestraße 57
Tel.: +49 3677 899065

Guided tours of the fluorspar mine start every half hour and are composed of three sections: a round trip on the mine railway through the picturesque valley of the Schorte, a journey on the underground wagon into the adit; and an introductory film.

Opening hours
from 1st April until and including the first weekend in November

Tuesday to Friday: 9 am - 4 pm
Saturday to Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm