Museum Wilhelm Busch – The German Museum for Caricature and the Art of Drawing in Hanover

16 April 2024 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Museums, Exhibitions Reading Time:  7 minutes

Wilhelm Busch portrait by Franz von Lenbach, 1875

Wilhelm Busch portrait by Franz von Lenbach, 1875

The Wilhelm Busch Museum (German: Wilhelm Busch – Deutsches Museum für Karikatur und Zeichenkunst, “Wilhelm Busch – German Museum of Caricature and Drawings”) is a museum in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany. It features the world’s largest collection of works by Wilhelm Busch, as well as contemporary comic art, illustrations and drawings.   read more…

New Town Hall in Hanover

12 May 2021 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  7 minutes

© Michael Wilkens

© Michael Wilkens

The New Town Hall (German: Neues Rathaus) in Hanover, Germany, is a city hall and was opened on July 20, 1913, after having been under construction for 12 years. It is a magnificent, castle-like building of the era of Wilhelm II in eclectic style at the southern edge of the inner city (outside of the historic city centre of Hanover). The building is embedded in the 10-hectare (25-acre) Maschpark. The Old Town Hall is no longer used as the main seat of administration, but houses businesses and the registry office.   read more…

The Herrenhausen Gardens in Hanover

28 April 2012 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Palaces, Castles, Manors, Parks Reading Time:  8 minutes

Re-construction of Herrenhausen Castle © Thomas

Re-construction of Herrenhausen Castle © Thomas

The Herrenhausen Gardens (German: Herrenhäuser Gärten), located in Lower Saxony’s capital of Hanover are made up of the Great Garden (Großer Garten), the Berggarten, the Georgengarten and the Welfengarten. The gardens are a heritage of the Kings of Hanover.   read more…

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