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The Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum (HAUM)
The Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum
Founded in 1754, the Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum is one of the oldest museums in Europe. It houses a collection of masters of Western art, including Cranach, Holbein, Van Dyck, Vermeer, Rubens, and Rembrandt. The museum is based on the art collection of Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1633-1714), after whom it is named. The Copperplate Cabinet, with its over 100,000 pieces of print graphics and 10,000 drawings, is of great importance. There are also rotating exhibitions of art and craftwork from all over the world. The present museum building was opened in 1887. Its architect, Oskar Sommer, planned the building in Italian Renaissance style.
Please note: the main building is under renovation until 2012. However there are many items to be seen at the museum annex, located in Dankwarderode Castle. The castle museum is open Wednesdays 1pm - 8pm and Tuesday, Thursday - Sunday from 10am - 5pm. Admission is 4 € Adults, and 2 € Concessions.
Address: Burgplatz 4, 38100 Braunschweig
Tags: Braunschweig, Brunswick, Art, Museum
Location of The Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum (HAUM)
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