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Augustinian Monastery/Martin Luther Memorial

Augustinian Monastery/Martin Luther Memorial
Augustinian Monastery, Erfurt

The church and monastery of the Augustinian hermits was built around 1300 and posseses valuable stained glass windows dating back to the beginning of the 14th century. Martin Luther, the famous Augustinian monk, was admitted to the monastery on 17 July 1505. The Augustinian Monastery pays tribute to Martin Luther with a new exhibition whose theme is Bible-Monastery-Luther. The Lutherzelle (Luther’s cell) can be visited as part of the exhibition. Since 1988 the monastery has been used as an ecumenical conference centre and a memorial to Luther.

Guided tours every hour or by arrangement. Hours: April to October: Mon - Sat 10am - 12pm and 2 -5pm. Sun/public holidays 11am, 2pm and 3pm. November to March: Mon - Sat 10am - 12pm and 2 -4pm. Sun/public holidays 11am, 2pm and 3pm.

Admission: Adults 5 €, children 3.50 €.

[ Source: http://www.erfurt-tourismus.de/cms/website.php?id=/en/erfurt_information/sehenswertes/sehenswurdigkeiten/evangelisches_augustinerkloster_zu_erfurt.htm ]

Address: Augustinerstraße 10, 99084 Erfurt
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