Guests can find out even more about historial treasures and the way of life of Upper Franconian's biggest city in numerous museums and cultural establishments.

Richard Wagner Museum Frontansicht (c) Andreas Harbach

The Richard Wagner Museum

The Richard Wagner Museum, in the house “Wahnfried, former residence of the Wagner family, was restored in 2015 and expanded with a modern addition.

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Markgräfliches Opernhaus

Margra­vial Opera House

The Margravial Opera House Bayreuth, a world heritage site since 2012, is one of the most beautiful baroque theatres in the world.

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Neues Schloss am Hofgarten

New Palace and Park

Visiting the New Palace from the 18th century, also known because of its adjacent romantic park, visitors experience design perfection of Margravial culture.

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Jean Paul Museum © Jean-Paul-Museum der Stadt Bayreuth

The Jean Paul Museum

The Jean Paul Museum was, for the 250th birthday of the great upper Franconian poet, completely new designed and in time for this anniversary (21.03.2013) reopened.

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Maisel’s Bier-Erlebnis-Welt

Maisel’s Beer Expe­ri­ence World & Bayreuth´s Catacombs

Over 4,500 m² to experience Bayreuth craft brewing at its finest! Brauerei Gebr. Maisel’s historic main building is home to experience the world of beer – the “Bier-Erlebnis-Welt” – with all your senses as you gain insight into the traditional Franconian art of brewing.

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Wilhelm-Leuschner Memo­rial

In the year 2003 the city set up a memorial of Wilhelm Leuschner in the district of Mörtzhöfen and the house he was born in, which shows in three rooms the different stations of his life. The house is privately owned.

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The German Type­writer Museum

The start of a collection of historic typewriters goes back to the year 1936, when the former “German Institute for short hand and typing” in Bayreuth began the training of teachers for the corresponding subject.

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