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An overview of all current exhibitions at the UNESCO World Heritage Site Lorsch Abbey.

Special exhibitions

Mold, sheep dung, swallow’s nest – healing knowledge behind monastery walls

Hands-on exhibition for young and old from October 7 to July 21, 2024 (extended).

The exhibition is dedicated to selected aspects of the pharmacopoeia: from the Lorsch scriptorium as a monastic writing room to the recipes and the monastery garden to the monastery as a place of healing.

Blick in die Sonderausstellung in der Zehntscheune

Fresh from the well – the newest archaeological finds of medieval history at Lorsch

During the investigation of an old well on the grounds of the monastery a few years ago, unexpectedly high-quality medieval architectural and sculptural fragments came to light and can now be seen in a special multimedia exhibition in the Zehntscheune until October 27, 2024.


A cultural history of the yoke through the millennia

March 10 – April 28, 2024

Permanent exhibitions

Ausstellung Kloster im MUZ

Monastery history department

The monastery history department, located in the museum center in the immediate vicinity of the Königshalle and Klosterhügel, gives its visitors a compact impression of the outstanding importance of the former imperial monastery.

Blick in die Zehntscheune

Exhibition depot Zehntscheune

In 2015, objects from over 200 years of excavation history at Lorsch Abbey were brought together for the first time in the post-monastery barn on the monastery hill and staged in a joint exhibition.
Blick in die Tabakausstellung

Tobacco Museum

The tobacco museum housed in the museum center shows one of the largest special exhibitions in this field. It reflects the historical importance that tobacco growing and processing has had for Lorsch and the region since the 17th century.

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