A former chancellery dating from the 15th century, this is the most obvious legacy of the former powers of the Imperial city. This is where the archives and treasures of the town were securely stored. The Alsace Museum houses lots of useful and decorative objects which illustrate 19th-century life in the Alsace. One room is reserved for different regional costumes. There is also a reconstruction of a potter’s workshop, alongside a traditional interior with a kitchen and a “Stub” (chamber) equipped with an alcove. The astronomical clock is a copy of one built for Ulm (Germany) in 1581 by Isaac Habrecht of Switzerland.
€3.00 (Child €0.00) Free with the Pass!
In the heart of the Vosges, are preserved the vestiges of the only concentration camp situated in France. 52,000 prisoners were forced to work in the quarry near the camp. 22,000 people died here. The visitor can discover 4 houses: the prison, the crematorium, a museum and also the former gas chamber.
€6.00 (Child €3.00) Free with the Pass!
Nine centuries of history. Towering at almost 800m, Haut-Koenigsbourg boasts an exceptional panoramic view. From the Grand Bastion, you can see the Alsace plain, the Vosges, the Black Forest and on a clear day, the Alps…
€9.00 (Child €5.00) Free with the Pass!
Built on a mountain summit, Hohlandsbourg Castle offers a magnificent all-round panorama over the plain of Alsace and the Vosges Mountains. This garrison stronghold built in the 13th century was the seat of the Lords of Habsburg. Measuring 100 m long and 60 m wide, this is the largest fortified castle in Alsace. A special itinerary provides a picture of and helps to understand the history, organisation and place of the castle, from the very first Bronze Age site to the contemporary epoch. Visit, exhibition, workshops, events, catering, shop, space rental.
€9.50 (Child €7.00) Free with the Pass!