Exhibitions and Galleries, Monuments and Sights, barrier-free

The exhibition in the renovated Baroque palace provides information about both the World Heritage City of Stralsund and the UNESCO World Heritage Program.

UNESCO and the World Heritage Program

Cabinet 1 provides a general introduction to the UNESCO World Heritage Program. A stylized globe in the middle of the room refers to the international dimension of the World Heritage Programme. Small lights on the continents mark selected World Heritage sites. Travel souvenirs from countries near and far, presented in four showcases in the corners of the room, illustrate the diversity of the world's cultures. Photos of international World Heritage sites are shown on a screen. Two text panels provide background information on UNESCO and its tasks as well as the World Heritage Program.

World Heritage in Germany

Cabinet 2 focuses on the visitor's own country. Folding panels lined up on a rail present each German site, arranged according to the year of inscription. Stralsund and Wismar are given a prominent place here, as is Germany's most recent World Heritage Site.

Stralsund and Wismar

In the same room there is a screen that illustrates a key criterion for Stralsund's inclusion on the World Heritage List. The focus here is on the almost unchanged medieval layout of the town. An animated film uses historical sources and documents to illustrate the development and structure of the town from 1234 to the present day.

A media corner in cabinet 3 offers the opportunity to linger. Visitors can gain further impressions of the topic by watching films.

Cabinet 4 explains the reasons for Stralsund and Wismar's inclusion on the World Heritage List. There is a media table in the middle of the room which highlights the topic of the preservation of archaeological monuments in the World Heritage Site. Illuminated showcases on the walls focus on the churches, monasteries, town houses and the town hall.

Life in the World Heritage Site

Cabinet 5 focuses on the current use of the World Heritage Site as a place to live, work and spend leisure time. It also provides information on the progress made in preserving the World Heritage Site. Using the city base map and plans from the city's monitoring system, the progress of redevelopment, new building development and population development over the last twenty years are shown.

There is a large sandpit in the courtyard with a clay model of the old town. With the help of shovels and brushes, younger visitors can get to the bottom of the World Heritage Site.

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UNESCO Welterbe-Ausstellung

Ossenreyerstraße 11
18439 Stralsund


sbehrendt@stralsund.de
http://www.stralsund.de
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Opening hours
Today, Jul 18, 202411:00 - 17:00 clock
Gültig ab 01. January bis 31. December
Monday 11:00 - 17:00 clock
Tuesday 11:00 - 17:00 clock
Wednesday 11:00 - 17:00 clock
Thursday 11:00 - 17:00 clock
Friday 11:00 - 17:00 clock
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Sunday 11:00 - 17:00 clock
Holiday 11:00 - 17:00 clock

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SEA MUSEUM Stralsund

  • Open today
  • Katharinenberg, 18439 Stralsund

The MEERESMUSEUM in Stralsund's old town is currently closed. The museum is expected to open in 2024 after extensive modernization work.

Read more: "SEA MUSEUM Stralsund"
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Stralsund Zoo

  • Open today
  • Grünhufer Bogen, 18437 Stralsund

The largest zoo in Vorpommern with 800 animals in 120 species and shapes offers a "journey through the fantastic world of animals!" - from chimpanzees to tarantulas, from farms to jungles.

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© B. Ziolkowski

Soap manufactory fragrance Ziolkowski

  • Open today
  • Krummenhagener Straße, 18442 Krummenhagen

So that you feel good in your skin, we produce in our small family business natural soaps z. Bps. (Rügen healing chalk soap, shampoo soap, salt soap and much more) from goat's milk. These we obtain from an organic farmer from our region. All our natural soaps (cold-stirred) are without preservatives and artificial fragrances.

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Playing card factory museum workshop

  • Open today
  • Katharinenberg, 18435 Stralsund

Today, the playing card factory is more of a workshop than a museum. Work is also carried out on all the historic machines, so that a vivid impression of the working conditions in an old print shop can be conveyed. As a visitor, you can look over the employees' shoulders or find out more in an exhibition.

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Central Station

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • Tribseer Damm, 18437 Stralsund

The second tour to the world with a very beautiful reception hall designed in the 1930s by the artist Erich Kliefert.

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OZEANEUM Stralsund

  • Open today
  • Hafenstraße, 18439 Stralsund

With its five exhibitions and 46 aquariums, the OZEANEUM Stralsund invites you on an extraordinary underwater journey beneath the northern seas. Visit Humboldt penguins on the roof terrace, "Niki" the female sand tiger shark in the 2.6-million-litre pool "Open Atlantic" and the giants of the sea - real life replicas of whales.

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Gorch Fock I

  • Open today
  • An der Fährbrücke, 18439 Stralsund

Built in only 100 days! Thousands of cadets learned to sail on the German Navy's sail training ship. The Gorch Fock I is the type ship of a class of five sail training ships, which also includes the German Navy's sail training ship of the same name built in 1958.

Read more: "Gorch Fock I"
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Church St. Nikolai Stralsund

  • Open today
  • Alter Markt, 18439 Stralsund

The oldest of the three parish churches is the monumental St. Nikolai church, located at the old marketplace. With its two impressive organs, made by Buchholz and Schuke, the church belongs to the most beautiful sacral building in northern Europe.

Read more: "Church St. Nikolai Stralsund"
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Naval museum Stralsund

  • Zur Sternschanze, 18439 Stralsund

The naval museum is located on the peninsula Dänholm.

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Children playground lido

  • Große Parower Straße, 18435 Stralsund

The playground directly on the beach! Play equipment: toddler slide, spring rocker, slide, balancing elements, swings, toddler swing and climbing frame, climbing element, climbing device with sand area, swing. Recommended by us for children from 3 years. Equipment: located in the greenery and the beach, benches

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Children playground Küsterbastion

  • Knieperwall, 18439 Stralsund

Playground with a view of the Knieperteich. Recommended by us for children from 1 year.

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© Erik Hart

Maid's Well

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • Fährstraße, 18439 Stralsund

The "Mägdebrunnen" was recreated in 2003 on the site of a historic fountain by the German sculptor Günter Kaden. Its design details inspire(d) again and again to different interpretations.

Read more: "Maid's Well"
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Brick trench bridge - Rügen dam

  • Open today
  • Werftstraße / L296, 18439 Stralsund

The Rügen causeway is the first fixed trafficable crossing of the Strelasund, over which both the old B 96, the Stralsund-Sassnitz railroad line and a footpath and cycle path lead. It was completed in 1937.

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Sundpromenade

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • Sundpromenade, 18435 Stralsund

An idyllic promenade along the Strelasund. For walks along the water from Stralsund harbor to Parow.

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Dänholm Island

  • Freely accessible at any time
  • 18439 Stralsund

The island of Dänholm is a small island with a lot of history. Already used for military purposes under the Swedes, Dänholm was developed into the cradle of the Prussian Navy.

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