The Augustinermuseum is named after its domicile: the formar monastery of the Augustine hermits. It houses an abundance of Upper Rhine art: glass paintings, sculptures, paintings, the Minster's treasures, and original sculptures from the Freiburg Minster.
The museum, a department of the Augustinermuseum, presents the city's history ranging from trade and commerce, monasteries, convents and the university, from its early days c. 1100 to the Baroque period. Models of the city of approx. 1600 and 1700, views and plans illustrate the city's structural development right up to the present day.
The Museum für Neue Kunst (Museum of New Art) houses the city's 20th-century art collections (specialities: Expressionism, New Objectivity and Abstraction of the 50s).
The Adelhausermuseum and its natural and folklore departments offer
fascinating insights into the cultural history of foreign countries and into the peculiarities
of our areas of unspoilt nature. The Natural Science division
offers an interesting insight into sparkling gemstones, ores and minerals,
meteorites, rocks and stones, fossils, and numerous insect, bird and
mammal specimens. Be enchanted by the extensive treasures from the history of
mankind and our world, collected and brought here by the people of Freiburg
over the course of more than a century.
Female statues from the Old Stone Age, royal Celtic graves, Roman deities, Alemannic jewellery - the Archaeological Museum of the Colombischlössle guides visitors through a visual display of the history of the Upper and High Rhine. Impressive exhibits offer an insight into the culture, religion and everyday life.
6000 artistically painted and beautifully crafted tin figures on the top floor of the medieval Schwabentor take you to periods including the Peasant War of 1525/26 and life in the Middle Ages. Discover the many charming details in the delightful miniature landscapes. The colourful figures provide a memorable experience for visitors of all ages.
The Kunstraum Alexander Bürkle is a private institution, first established in March
2004 by the electrical goods wholesaler Alexander Bürkle in line with its special
cultural commitment to the exhibition of international contemporary art
in Freiburg and the direct surroundings.
On a newly constructed side of approx. 900 m², employees, customers and
art-lovers are welcome to visit the exhibition with words from the private
"Rosskopf Collection", dedicated to radical monochromatic painting of the last two
decades during its opening hours.
The Kunstraum Alexander Bürkle is dedicated to sharing this commitment with
its employees and customers in particular, and as a separate entity from the traditional