The Nebra sky disk is regarded as the oldest concrete depiction of the cosmos worldwide. Even though the original Nebra sky disk is displayed at the State Museum of Prehistory (Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte), the Arche Nebra is worth a visit. It is located within sight of the sky disk’s place of discovery.
The pharmacy museum (Apothekenmuseum) is located in the rooms of the Lion Pharmacy (Löwenapotheke). Some of the exhibits are dating back to 1820. The collection also shows a lot of equipment which was used in pharmacies up to the time in the GDR (DDR).
The Nietzsche House has been open to the public since 1994. A permanent exhibition is devoted to the life and work of the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. The Nietzsche Documentation Centre, also housed here, is concerned with researching the reception of Nietzsche’s works. [German]
The archaeological open-air site next to Asparn Castle (Schloss Asparn) belongs to the MAMUZ Museum of Prehistory in the Austrian region of Weinviertel.. Covering an area of 19,000 m2 reconstructed buildings dating from the Palaeolithic Age up to the Iron Age are displayed. [German]
The Gallery of Old & New Masters (Galerie Alte & Neue Meister) in Schwerin is part of the State Museum Schwerin (Staatliches Museum Schwerin). The building designed by architect Hermann Willebrand was opened in 1882.
The museum of local history (Heimatmuseum) is located in a typical building dating back to 1767. Inside it tells about local life as well as about typical elements of a seaman’s life. E.g. there are collections of dioramas built by sailors or souvenirs like English stoneware brought home from numerous sea travels.
The Ozeanum is a public aquarium located in the historical harbour of Stralsund. It is part of the German Oceanographic Museum (Deutsches Meeresmuseum) and displays primarily sea life of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.
The museum tells about the life and achievements of Carl Auer von Welsbach who formed the Treibacher Chemische Werke GesmbH near this place. He is particularly well known for his work on rare earth elements, the gas mantle and for the development of the metal filament light bulb.
The museum of historical targets displays a collection of target boards (Schützenscheiben) dating from 1670 up to 1941 used by the local rifle club (Schützenverein). In general, these boards display scenes of daily life, local events and even important persons of history.