There is a lot to discover, to learn and to marvel at: the museums and local museums of the region are varied and offer something for every interest. Special museums are dedicated to lovingly designed exhibitions, such as the Stork Museum, the Police Museum or the Herring Fishing Museum.
The Asparagus Museum
In the smokehouse in the Biedermeier garden of the Quaet Faslem house in the middle of Nienburg, there is everything you need to know about these noble vegetables - from cultivation to harvesting to sales. Did you know that the asparagus grows 7 cm per day or that every 4th asparagus stalk comes from Lower Saxony in Germany? Discover the valuable Burgdorf asparagus collection with fine dishes and fine cutlery on the upper floor of the Asparagus Museum.
What is glass made of? How do you color it? How is it processed? What is it used for? Answers to these and all other questions can be found in the LWL Industrial Museum, Westphalian State Museum of Industrial Culture in Gernheim directly on the banks of the Weser. Much has changed in the last 700 years of glass production since the first Forest glassworks on the Weser. Let yourself be surprised!
The aim of the museum is the vivid presentation of everyday life from the Stone Age to the threshold of the present day. The focus here is the preservation of the regional cultural heritage of the past 200 years. A modern building and several historic buildings and interesting exhibitions await your discovery.
Would you like to know where the Hanoverian Queen Friederike used to go? Then you are right here! Discover the park and buildings of this historic spa resort Bad Rehburg - once called the Madeira of Hanover. It is one of the few extant spa complexes from the Romantic era.
The Fresenhof is the main building of the Nienburger Museum. Here you will learn everything about the development of the region. Starting with the oldest traces of human presence about 50,000 years ago the museum takes you all the way to the present day. Tip: Discover the important finds from the Saxon burial ground at Liebenau-Steyerberg!