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.
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.
Margravial Opera House
The Margravial Opera House Bayreuth, a world heritage site since 2012, was reopened after extensive restauration in 2018 and is one of the most beautiful baroque theaters of the world.
The 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.
German Freemason Museum
History and nature of the freemasonry. Largest freemason library in German speaking countries and Freemason research center.
Franz Liszt Museum
When Franz Liszt visited the Bayreuth Opera Festival in July 1886, he was already very ill. He lived in the house of the forest ranger, right next to the Villa Wahnfried in which his daughter Cosima Wagner lived with her children. During the night from July 31st to ...
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.
Museum of Art Bayreuth
The museum of Art Bayreuth was initiated by Dr. Helmut and Constanze Meyer foundation and opened in the renovated old baroque municipal building in the heart of the historic center of the city. From an extensive stock of different foundations and collections, ...
The foundation of the museum goes back to an initiative of history conscious citizens who, at the end of the 19th century rightly feared, that more and more historical documents would be destroyed and scattered. Until around 1930 most objects came as gifts into the ...
Primeval World Museum
Information about the earth history of Upper Franconia, in particular about the history of life (Paleontology), and rock foundation (Geology), as well as minerals (Mineralogy).
Maisel’s Beer World
The historic house of the brewery of the brothers Maisel houses today, on over 500 square meters, a one of a kind beer adventure world. Already in 1988 it was registered in the Guinness book of records as the largest scale beer museum in the world.
For museum enthusiasts the city of Bayreuth has more museum addresses worth seeing.