Quality Hotel Augsburg
Kurt Schumacher Strasse 6
Phone: (49) 821 7944-0
Fax: (49) 821 7944-450
Kurt Schumacher Strasse 6, Augsburg, DE, 86165
- Phone: (49) 821 7944-0
- Fax: (49) 821 7944-450
Arts & Museums
Schaezlerpalais is one of the finest museums in the city. The museum has several wonderful fine art exhibits and paintings that are a must-see. The Rococo Hall in the museum is beautiful and mesmerizing in beauty.
In 1940, the soldier is billeted Walter Oehmichen in a school near Calais and found a small puppet theater. He maintains that his comrades, and the dream of his own puppet theater matures: this, kept in a crate should always and everywhere ready to be a performance. In 1943 he built, his wife Rose and her daughters Hannah and Ulla their own puppet theater, "the" doll shrine, but a year later in a bombing raid on the premises of the Municipal Theatre in Augsburg, in which there Oehmichen on the evening of 25.2.44 an idea and burns.After the war, then Oehmichen Walter begins to plan for a new puppet theater in the former Holy Ghost Hospital in Augsburg.On 26 February 1948, Premiere. Opened the Augsburg Puppet Theatre is the fairy tale "Puss in Boots." In the following decades, characters come to life, giving the puppet theater's uniqueness. Oehmichen Walter, Manfred Jenning and the ever-growing ensemble tale stage show lovingly interpreted operas and write more and more original pieces. The Joker, the Moomin family, Jim Button and Luke the Urmel, Bill Bo and Sam are just some of the series of the beloved performer. With many TV shows the puppet theater is known far beyond the borders of Augsburg.
European Asparagus Museum is a unique establishment dedicated to asparagus. Spread over three floors in a 15th-century building are interesting and knowledgeable exhibitions. On display are artifacts on agriculture, culinary and medical use, decor and ceramics, as well as an Andy Warhol rendition of the vegetable. Visit during the Spargelzeit festival to learn just about how seriously the town take their asparagus.