is a cathedral in the German city of Munster.built in the 13th century in a mixture of late Romanesque and early Gothic styles.It has been completely restored after World War II damage.It includes an astronomical clock of 1540, adorned with hand-painted zodiac symbols, which traces the movement of the planets, and plays a Glockenspiel tune every noon.It is the city's main church and one of its most important historical monuments, as well as the centre of the Diocese of Munster since that diocese's foundation in 805.
Botanischer Garten Munster
is a botanical garden maintained by the University of Munster (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universitat Munster). It is located directly behind the Prince Bishop's Castle, within the castle grounds at 3 Schlobgarten, Munster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, and open daily without charge.Today the garden contains about 8,000 species, including a major collection of 230 of the 280 known Pelargonium species. In addition to ten greenhouses (total area about 2,000 m2).
Westphalian State Museum of Art and Cultural History
The Westphalian State Museum for Art and Cultural History was created, as in many other German citizens of towns that could not fall back on a royal collection, in the era of romanticism through the initiative of the Westphalian Art Association (from 1831) and the Association for History and Archaeology of Westphalia.Both clubs have created during the 19th Century laid the foundation for today's "Westphalian State Museum for Art and Cultural History".The main art museum of Westphalia in 1908, is located downtown at Cathedral Square in Munster.In 1971 a new building in the former style was added to the building.In May 1999, the old Museum, the great parts of the collection was housed after extensive renovation work, which lasted almost four years, reopened. Currently receives the Westphalian State Museum a new building, which makes it possible to present the extensive collection of stocks according to the current requirements are appropriate and forward looking. Support of the National Museum is the Regional Association of Westphalia-Lippe (LWL), which has its roots in the autonomy of the Prussian provinces.
University bible museum
The museum was founded as a department of the Institute for New Testament Textual Research by Prof. D. Kurt Aland and was opened with a ceremonial act on 8th March 1979 in the presence of Federal President Walter Scheel. In 1983 Prof. Lic. Dr. Barbara Aland became its director and she was followed in October 2004 by Prof. Dr. Holger Strutwolf.The museum uses original exhibits to explain the history of the Bible from its manuscript beginnings up to today.The basis of its holdings is a private collection. Some parts of the older holdings of the Institute of New Testament Textual Research were added to this. In the course of the years the collection was expanded further with significant exhibits; furthermore, it is continuously augmented by changing items on loan from a private manuscript collector from Norway. About 350 exhibits are on display, with further parts of the holdings accessible to the public in special exhibitions of the museum.
Westphalian Horse Museum
A unique concept and the attractive location of the Allwetterzoo Munster make the Westphalian Horse Museum an experience for everyone.Apart from 1,000 square meters exhibition space and a generous foyer, the Arena Hippomaxx, where horse shows and other events regularly take place, belongs to the museum. Since May 2005 the Children and Horse Park is linked to the museum. Here, children can experience different breeds of horses and giant Poitou donkeys.
Opening Times: April - September: 9am-6pm, October & March: 9am-5pm, November - February: 9am-4pm and Dec 24 & 31: 9am-noon.