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baroque universe of Gotha - Castle Friedenstein

Schlossplatz 1 +49 3621 82340
99867 Gotha +49 3621 823457

­The castle museum, the ducal museum and the museum of natural history are part of the „baroque universe“ of Gotha. In the castle you`ll furthermore find the „Ekhof-Theater“ (Ekhof theatre). This is the oldest preserved baroque theatre with still functioning set design in the world. The castle park ranks as the oldest park on the European continent based on an English model.

opening hours

Monday closed
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m. (November to March 10:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m.)


German insurance museum E. W. Arnoldi

Bahnhofstraße 3a +49 3621 512330
via general agency Harald Roth
99867 Gotha +49 3621 512332

­Ernst Wilhelm Arnoldi ranks as one of the founders of the insurance in Germany. Therefore Gotha attained fame far beyond its borders. The museum dealt with the history of insurances.

opening hours

Monday 10:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.

KunstForum Gotha

Westthüringen-Center +49 3621 7387030
Querstr. 13 - 15 kunstforumnoSpam@kultourstadt.de
99867 Gotha HOMEPAGE

­In the artwork forum Gotha they show changing exhibitions.

opening hours

Monday closed
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.


Tivoli Gotha

Förderverein Gothaer Tivoli e.V. +49 36 21 704127
Am Tivoli 3  
99867 Gotha opening hours: Guided tours by arrangement.

The Tivoli Gotha is a high-level memorial of the social democracy in Germany. Here  was the foundation in 1875 of the socialistically workers`party Germany (SAP), as immediate predecessor of the SPD (Social Democracy Party of Germany). Furthermore the foundation at presence of Willy Brandt and Egon Bahr of the first state association of the SPD in the former GDR (DDR) was here on January the 27th 1990.

Since April 2006 there subsisted a permanent exhibition about the history of the German social democracy with the focus of Gotha („Vereinigungskongress“ union congress 1875, SAPD/SPD- party conferences in 1876, 1877 and 1896, USPD-foundation in 1917, SED- compulsory merger in 1946 and SPD- refounding in 1990). Also there are shown changing special exhibitions. Presentations and events also belong to the offer.





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