Siegfried Museum Xanten

Kurfürstendamm Straße 9, 46509 Xanten

+49 2801 772 200

http://www.siegfriedmuseum-xanten.de/

The Siegfried of the Siegfried Museum refers to the Prince of Xanten. He is the dragon slayer in the one of Germany’s most-famous pieces of literature, the epic poem Nibelungenlied. The Nibelungenlied was passed down orally for generations. It’s not just important to Germany. It is also part of UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme.

This museum is dedicated to the Nibelungenlied. Exhibits at the museum range from learning more about the characters in the poem and to the stories origins. They also examine how the poem continues to be relevant in Europe’s political, literature, and artistic landscape.

The museum is open seasonally. They offer various tours for adults as well as children. There is also an opportunity to try on costumes from the era. Please visit the website for more details.

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