Museums in Stralsund

STRALSUND MUSEUM

STRALSUND MUSEUM

The oldest museum in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has been breathing life into the history and heritage of the Hanseatic city of Stralsund and its environs for 150 years. Visit the museum’s main site in the former Dominican monastery of St Catharine as well as its auxiliary locations (the Marine Museum and the Historic House Museum). Website STRALSUND MUSEUM

World Heritage Exhibition

The "Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar" have joined the ranks of the 1.154 unique sites of cultural and natural heritage worldwide, which include the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and the Acropolis in Greece. Visitors can visit the World Heritage Exhibition daily from 11am to 5pm at Ossenreyerstraße 1. More information

German Oceanographic Museum

OZEANEUM - a tourist attraction

The four sites of the German Oceanographic Museum are a declaration of love to the sea! The Oceanographic Museum (MEERESMUSEUM) has Germany’s largest sea turtle aquarium, while the interactive exhibits and aquariums of the OZEANEUM take visitors on a fascinating underwater journey through the northern seas. German Oceanographic Museum website

Stralsund Playing Card Factory

Stralsund Playing Card Factory

The Playing Card Factory (Spielkartenfabrik) is more than just a museum. In the workshop, visitors get a vivid impression of life in an old printing house by watching the historical printing presses in action. The museum exhibits historical playing cards that were produced in Stralsund until 1931. Playing Card Factory website

City Profile


Tradition meets Modernity: Not only is the year 1234 easy to remember, it also marks the beginning of Stralsund’s exciting 780-year history.

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