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Museums

The Ernst Moritz Arndt Museum is the oldest museum on the Island of Rügen.

It was built in 1936/37 according to a design by the Berlin architect Erhard Schmidt. The founder of the museum was Ernst Wiedemann (1883 - 1958), a teacher and cantor in Garz, an outstanding researcher of Rügen and a publicist. Since its inauguration, the museum bears the name of the writer Ernst Moritz Arndt (1769 Rügen - 1860 Bonn), who was born in the neighboring village of Groß Schoritz. The work and impact of the pugnacious political publicist provide ample material for a critical examination of literature and history.
Literary-inspired exhibitions also provide our visitors with insights into the cultural history of the town and the Island of Rügen. The extraordinary museum and bibliophile collection forms the content-related foundation for a lively program of the museum, which, as a cultural dialogue space, always poses questions to the present as well.

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Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Museum

An den Anlagen 1
18574 Garz


arndt-museum-garz@gmx.de
+49 38304 12212
http://www.arndt-museum.de
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Special exhibition at the Ernst Moritz Arndt Museum: Visual axes: E.M. Arndt and C.D. Friedrich, © Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Museum

Theme show: Visual axes: E.M. Arndt and C.D. Friedrich

  • Date: 6/1/24 to 10/31/24
  • An den Anlagen, 18574 Garz

Exhibition of two companions of an era in transition

Read more: "Theme show: Visual axes: E.M. Arndt and C.D. Friedrich"
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Grit Piolka: Balancing acts

  • Date: 3/18/24 to 8/31/24
  • An den Anlagen, 18574 Garz

Picturesque balancing acts

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Excerpt from painting by Grit Piolka, © Grit Piolka

Special exhibition "Grit Piolka - Painting"

  • Date: 5/1/24 to 8/31/24
  • An den Anlagen, 18574 Garz

In March, the Arndt Museum will be immersed in a sea of colors and shapes. An exhibition of works by Stralsund-based artist Grit Piolka (born 1963) will then be held.

Read more: "Special exhibition "Grit Piolka - Painting""
Special exhibition at the Ernst Moritz Arndt Museum: Visual axes: E.M. Arndt and C.D. Friedrich, © Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Museum

Theme show: Visual axes: E.M. Arndt and C.D. Friedrich

  • Date: 6/1/24 to 10/31/24
  • An den Anlagen, 18574 Garz

Exhibition of two companions of an era in transition

Read more: "Theme show: Visual axes: E.M. Arndt and C.D. Friedrich"
© EMAM/kvw

Grit Piolka: Balancing acts

  • Date: 3/18/24 to 8/31/24
  • An den Anlagen, 18574 Garz

Picturesque balancing acts

Read more: "Grit Piolka: Balancing acts"
Excerpt from painting by Grit Piolka, © Grit Piolka

Special exhibition "Grit Piolka - Painting"

  • Date: 5/1/24 to 8/31/24
  • An den Anlagen, 18574 Garz

In March, the Arndt Museum will be immersed in a sea of colors and shapes. An exhibition of works by Stralsund-based artist Grit Piolka (born 1963) will then be held.

Read more: "Special exhibition "Grit Piolka - Painting""
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Krimvitz manor house on the island of Rügen, © Gutshaus Krimvitz / Mirko Boy

Krimvitz manor house

  • Krimvitz, 18581 Putbus

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© Sebastian Götte

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  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 18581 Lauterbach

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small island in front of Stralsund, © TZ HST

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  • 18439 Stralsund

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Exterior view Zicker Manor, © Gut Zicker

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© TMV/Gohlke

Ernst Moritz Arndt House

  • Dorfstraße, 18574 Groß Schoritz

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Üselitz Estate on the Island of Rügen, © Gut Üselitz / Ulrike Meutzner

Üselitz Estate

  • Üselitz, 18574 Poseritz

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Island toboggan run with slide tower, © Paul Dehn

Rugard adventure world

  • Open today
  • Rugardweg, 18528 Bergen auf Rügen

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Circus Putbus is surrounded by white classicist buildings in the traffic circle. In the center stands the 19 m high obelisk., © Tourismuszentrale Rügen

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  • Circus, 18581 Putbus

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Lookout tower Ernst-Moritz-Arndt, © Tourismuszentrale Rügen

Rugard with Ernst Moritz Arndt Tower

  • Open today
  • Rugardweg, 18528 Bergen auf Rügen

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  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 18519 Tremt

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  • Rugardweg, 18523 Bergen auf Rügen

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The classicist theater of the city of Putbus., © Tourismuszentrale Rügen

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  • Markt, 18581 Putbus

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© TMV

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  • Zum kleinen Dänholm, 18439 Stralsund

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© Kurhaus Devin

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  • Deviner Park, 18439 Stralsund

Hotel & Restaurant Kurhaus Devin at the National Park

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Showroom with technical equipment for the development and production of veterinary vaccines, © Franziska Hagen/Verein UNS RIEMS

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  • Schulstraße, 17493 Greifswald-Insel Riems

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