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Kassel is a German town. The former capital of the state Hesse-Kassel has many palaces and parks, one of them the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kassel is also known for the documenta exhibitions of contemporary art.

Art museums

Europe's first public museum, the Museum Fridericianum was founded in 1779. By the end of the 19th century the museum held one of the largest collections in the world of watches and clocks. Other art museums in Kassel include:

Other museums

  • Museum of Natural History (in the Ottoneum-building)
  • Museum of physics and astronomy in the Orangerie (Kassel)
  • Marmorbad (marble bath) in the Orangerie (Kassel)
  • Caricatura (in the Hauptbahnhof Kassel)
  • Museum of Local History
  • Tram-Museum Kassel
  • Technical Museum and Henschel Museum
  • Louis Spohr Museum (classical music composer)
  • Brothers Grimm Museum in the Bellevue Palace
  • Museum for Sepulchral Culture




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