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City History Museum, Adam and Eve House
City History Museum, Adam and Eve House, Paderborn
The Adam and Eve House is one of the oldest and most beautiful half-timbered houses in Paderborn, and has been home to the City History Museum since 1977. Early historical finds, paintings, prints, documents, furniture and antiquities serve to illustrate the history of Paderborn from the first settlements right through to the rebuilding of the city after the Second World War.
The museum's artifacts chart much of the city's history. Many historical milestones are documented through the various exhibits on show including the founding of the city by Charlemagne, its attainment of city status in the middle ages, the role it played in the reformation, counter-reformation and thirty years war right through to its destruction during the last few weeks of war in 1945 and the subsequent phases of reconstruction.
Hours: Tues-Sun 10am - 6pm. Free entry.
Address: Hathumstr. 7-9, 33098 Paderborn
Tags: Paderborn, History Museum, Historic Buildings
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Paderborn is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, capital of the Paderborn district. The name of the city derives from the river Pader, which originates in more than 200 springs near Paderborn Cathedral, where St. Liborius is buried.
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