Wittumspalais

After the death of her husband the Grand Duchess Amalia moved to this Baroque palace with its two wings. It came to be known as The Widow's Palace. In it she organized her famous salons attended by such important figures as Goethe, Schiller, Wieland and Herder.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Am Palais 3

Price:

6 €

Opening hours

Apr-Oct: 9am-6pm; rest of year: 10am-4pm - closed Mon, 24 Dec

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