Dreamlike location: Scherin Castle on a small island in Schwerin Lake, © SSGK MV / Timm Allrich
Museums, Historical Buildings, Castles and Manors

Schwerin Palace is located on an island in Lake Schwerin and is among the most important historicism edifices in Europe.

Schwerin Palace is located on an island in Lake Schwerin and is among the most important historicism edifices in Europe. It was built between 1843 and 1857 in Neo-Renaissance style, commissioned by the Grand Duke of Mecklenburg, Frederick Franz II. A palace museum was established in the Grand Duke's quarters in 1920. The parliament building of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has resided here since 1990.

The palace museum shows sculptures, paintings and crafts, mainly from the 19th century.  The castle park in the style of an English country garden, found on the palace island, stretches in the form of a terrace from the orangery and grotto to the lawns with their rare trees laid out by the banks.

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Lennéstraße 1
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© Oliver Borchert

Historic Schwerin Castle Festival

  • Date: 6/28/24 to 6/30/24
  • Lennéstraße, 19053 Schwerin

A journey back in time to the middle of the 19th century: the day begins with a parade with over 150 participants in historical costumes through the old town to Schwerin Castle. In the castle museum, visitors can look forward to a program about life in 1857 with demonstrations, plays and concerts. Highlights of the day are also the historical dances and the fashion show, as well as the light and laser show "Son et Lumière" in the evening.

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© Oliver Borchert

Historic Schwerin Castle Festival

  • Date: 6/28/24 to 6/30/24
  • Lennéstraße, 19053 Schwerin

A journey back in time to the middle of the 19th century: the day begins with a parade with over 150 participants in historical costumes through the old town to Schwerin Castle. In the castle museum, visitors can look forward to a program about life in 1857 with demonstrations, plays and concerts. Highlights of the day are also the historical dances and the fashion show, as well as the light and laser show "Son et Lumière" in the evening.

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© Foto: G. Bröcker, Staatliches Museum Schwerin

State Museum Schwerin

  • Temporarily closed
  • Alter Garten, 19055 Schwerin

In a prominent location on Schwerin Lake, visitors will find a top collection of Dutch paintings, as well as paintings from the 16th to the 21st century and works of handicrafts and graphic art.

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© Gut Vorbeck / Stefan von Stengel

Vorbeck Manor

  • An der Warnow, 19065 Vorbeck

At the gates of the State capital Schwerin, surrounded by a natural landscape, lies GUT VORBECK with its golf hotel, café HerzensGUT and riding stable directly on the Warnow River. With its 20 rooms and suites located directly on course 13 of the WINSTONlink, the estate's golf hotel offers everything for a perfect vacation in the middle of Mecklenburg's unspoiled nature.

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Club Zenit Schwerin

  • Pappelgrund, 19055 Schwerin

The Zenit Schwerin, a former heating plant, has been converted into a cultural stage in the heart of the State capital Schwerin.

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© Zum Stadtkrug Schwerin

“Zum Stadtkrug” Altstadtbrauhaus Schwerin

  • Open today
  • Wismarsche Straße, 19053 Schwerin

A cozy spot in the heart of Schwerin. A visit to the impressive brewery in Schwerin is well worth it.

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© Foto: J. Lehmmann, Stiftung Mecklenburg

Permanent exhibition "Mecklenburg - so far, so near" of the Mecklenburg Foundation

  • Open today
  • Schliemannstraße, 19055 Schwerin

The Mecklenburg Foundation preserves and tells the history and culture of Mecklenburg!

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© TMV, Tiemann

Open-air museum for folklore Schwerin-Mueß

  • Open today
  • Alte Crivitzer Landstraße, 19063 Schwerin

In the historic village ensemble directly on Schwerin Lake, visitors stroll between old farmhouses, fruit trees, herb beds and through the restored garden of a village teacher. The museum-like buildings show village life in the 19th century. Markets, events with traditional music, Low German theater performances, seminars and children's holiday programs take place during the season.

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© Oliver Borchert

VINDUA Houseboats

  • Werderstrasse, 19055 Schwerin

Experience the beautiful Schwerin lake landscape. Either on one of the exclusive and license-free VINDUA houseboats or by kayak or SUP directly at the Schwerin Castle. Together with the adjacent Mecklenburg Lake District, it is one of the most beautiful boating areas in Europe. A paradise for all water lovers and nature lovers.

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Easyjump- Trampoline Park

  • Open today
  • Ziegeleiweg, 19057 Schwerin

Easyjump is not only Mecklenburg-Vorpommern's largest trampoline hall but also one of the newest experience highlights in Schwerin.

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Hotel Schloss Basthorst

  • Schlossstraße, 19089 Basthorst

We welcome you warmly in our unique 4-star hotel in Basthorst, situated in the stunningly beautiful Mecklenburg landscape, far from the hustle and bustle of urban life. We believe in creating a special ambience. Whether it's in the room furnishings, the culinary range or our service – you will notice the special character of our hotel estate.

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© Ferienpark Retgendorf

Vacation park Retgendorf

  • Kiefernweg, 19067 Retgendorf

In a sparse pine forest, only 50m away from Lake Schwerin, you will find our spacious hotel complex with direct lake access and natural swimming area. The vacation park has 28 comfortably furnished hotel rooms and 24 vacation homes with modern to luxurious furnishings.

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© Tourismusverband Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Greenhouse Garden and Alexandrine Monument

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • Lennéstraße, 19053 Schwerin

In the style of English landscape gardens stand Grünhausgarten and the southern palace garden with hippodrome, maze and youth temple. This part of the palace garden was restored to its former glory for the Federal Garden Show 2009. In the center of a meadow surrounded by trees, the Grand Duchess Mother "Alexandrine" looks earnestly and solemnly in the direction of the Temple of Youth.

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© Tourismusverband Mecklenburg-Schwerin

Landscape Park and Castle Raben Steinfeld

  • Temporarily closed
  • 19065 Raben Steinfeld

The landscape park was originally designed by court gardener Theodor Klett and belonged to a grand ducal estate. The English-style park on a steep bank above Lake Schwerin incorporates existing trees and opened up to the landscape and the village of Raben Steinfeld with picturesque view axes.

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© SSGK MV / Funkhaus Creative

Wiligrad Castle

  • Open today
  • Wiligrader Straße, 19069 Lübstorf

The former ducal residence palace with the surrounding palace park and the historic estate ensemble is one of the most beautiful places on Lake Schwerin. The art exhibition in the castle is particularly worth seeing. With its location on a steep bank directly on the lake, it is considered an insider's tip for excursions, especially in autumn and in spring during the rhododron bloom. The old nursery houses a farm store and a popular farm café.

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© Lothar Steiner © Staatliches Museum Schwerin

Schwerin Castle Museum

  • Open today
  • Lennéstraße, 19053 Schwerin

A variety of towers are reaching into the sky, on top of them golden domes and sparkling pinnacles. The museum shows the splendor of ducal times with beautiful rooms, weapons, fine china and silver. It is open to visitors.

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© Silke Winkler

Mecklenburg State Theater

  • Open today
  • Alter Garten, 19055 Schwerin

The Mecklenburg State Theater in the beautiful state capital Schwerin has a lot to offer: a talented acting ensemble, a versatile musical theater, the third oldest orchestra in Germany, an international ballet ensemble, the Young State Theater Parchim and the traditional Fritz Reuter Stage - up Platt, as well as the highlight of the season every summer, the Schwerin Castle Festival with a diverse program.

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