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Wewelsburg District Museum
Wewelsburg District Museum
Three angles - numerous stories


The only triangle castle in Germany in still closed construction.

Wewelsburg Castle was built between 1603 and 1609 in Weser Renaissance style as a supplementary residence for the Prince Bishops of Paderborn. The triangular castle, which is located in the village of Wewelsburg (Büren) in the district of Paderborn, stands high on a rock overlooking the Alme Valley.

Experience history at your fingertips, enjoy very different insights and insights, the gastronomy of the castle or a short break in the youth hostel. Whether you travel alone, as a family or group, as a hiker or by bike - discover the ever-changing variety of topics on the Wewelsburg.

Übergang 1


Discover the current offers in the "Historisches Museum des Hochstifts Paderborn", at "Special exhibitions and events" and in the "Wewelsburg memorial and memorial site 1933 - 1945".

Übergang 2

View on the Wewelsburg

Übergang 3

Shaping the future together

Whether mascot Falko in the Historical Museum, the culture trolls or strong education partners - all are actively involved in the variety of experiences in the Wewelsburg District Museum.

Kultur Rucksack NRW
KulturScouts OWL
Bildungspartner NRW