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Rothenburg Historical Vaults

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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We went in here for a quick look and ended up in here for some time as there was so much... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Lee W
Gold Coast, Australia
Beautiful little town

Beautiful old historical town. Great for walks, hikes and full of running trails along the Tauber... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Mendoza, Argentina
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Rothenburg Town History Museum in the Thirty Years’ War – Since 1966, our small but fine museum has presented an impressive depiction of the situation of the city during the Thirty Years’ War. The focus is on u.a. the legendary events surrounding...more
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Marktplatz 1 | Atrium Hall, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 86751
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 November 2014

This summer on a driving holiday to south of France we popped into the old town of Rothenburg, well! wow! what a charming place! you really do feel like you have arrived in an medieval town. The historical wall that encases the town gives a...More

4  Thank Gaia522
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 October 2008

Located under the town hall and belfry are the Historic Vaults a series of vaulted stone rooms depicting Rothenburg's past. They house an old range of antiquities accompanied by a slightly old fashioned wax works display. One of the most famous scenes is that of...More

2  Thank TassieTravellers99
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

We went in here for a quick look and ended up in here for some time as there was so much interesting things to look at, and some great souveneirs to buy if you want. Kids would love it too.

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old historical town. Great for walks, hikes and full of running trails along the Tauber River. Great hospitality from local. Ace sic everywhere! Houses are built into the fortress walls. The fortress has been restored and you can take a walk along the surveillance...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Great views from up top! I am terrified of heights but forced myself to do it and I did not regret it at all!

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Rothenburg overnight on our way to Salzburg (Austria) and decided to take half a day to visit the town. Rothenburg is truly a medieval gem and offers a feast to the eye wherever you look in the old town: cobbled roads, rows...More

3  Thank Mo L
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Excellent views after a narrow ladder climbing. Woman at the top not very kind but never minds, we brought sympathy with ourselves :)

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Reviewed 12 December 2016

I was so excited when I walked by the entrance to this museum and discovered that it was open earlier than my guidebook said. It is a small museume with about 8 rooms filled with little snippets of the history of the town to include...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Many old items and some replicas on display. A good place to get a quick orientation to the history of Rothenburg and to see how people lived centuries ago. The dungeon and cells were eye-opening. Not a bad place to go for 30-45 minute visit.

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lots of beautiful views at the top but a steep tight climb to get there. Totally worth it if you have the strength.

Thank charlie1sg
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Christmas shop, crime punishment museum,the shame masks were brilliant one for every thing going, walk along along the wall see the town and lovely old houses, went and tried local cake schneeball (snowball) fried dough with different fillings must say acquired taste, but if your...More

Thank Claire A
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Liked most reviews published, the town is worthwhile exploring its historical resources, Plenty of beautiful natural and historical scenery... however, it's recommendable to remove the town inside car park areas in order to enhance visual pollution

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