Almost everyone is familiar with Ulm Minster. However, probably few visitors to Ulm and Neu Ulm realise that the cities also have a large number of noteworthy and interesting museums to offer.
Here, visitors can see, among other things, the sensational ca. 30,000 old lion-headed figurine, art from the old masters and contemporary, world-renowned artists including Breughel, Warhol, Stella and Scharff as well as up and coming fledgling artists.
A good tip: Buy a UlmCard! This entitles you to free entrance to 12 museums.
Museum der Brotkultur (Museum of Bread Culture)
The Museum of Bread Culture that was established in 1955 by the entrepreneur Dr. h.c. Willy Eiselen (formerly known as the Deutsches Brotmuseum) illustrates the history of bread and how it is made. The exhibits document the entire range of equipment and technological history in the making of bread, the most varied of baking ware models and the many facetted relationship between art and bread.
Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Entry fee: Adults 4 €, reduced 3 € (children, youth, disabled persons, students, youngsters rendering civil or military service, senior citizens with proof of identity), family ticket 10 €
Naturkundliches Bildungszentrum (Natural History Education Centre)
The Natural History Education Centre depicts the world in which we live. With themes from the areas of mineralogy, Geology, Palaeontology, Botany, Zoology and Ecology, it helps in being more conscious in our perception of our environment at various levels of experience. Various exhibition areas are there, not only for viewing, but also for touching and feeling. Children are very welcome guests here, and a special programme is created for them throughout the year. Special exhibitions, lectures and excursions round up the offerings.
Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., closed on Mondays
Entry fee: Adults 2.40 €, reduced 1.60 €, children above 6 years 1.50 €, family ticket: 4.50 €
Reduced entrance fee for school children, apprentice trainees, students, youngsters fulfilling mandatory civil or military service, persons fulfilling the voluntary year of social or ecological service, pensioners, disabled persons and recipients of social aid