Christine Bergmann und Stefan Schwarzer auf Spurensuche in Tharangambadi
Kommen Sie mit auf eine Reise nach Südindien mit den KünstlerInnen Christine Bergmann und Stefan Schwarzer!
With energy and faith in God
The transformation of the Francke Foundations since 1990
Can it be done? Impressive photo installations make the incredible construction work of the past 30 years visible.
Forces of Nature in Old Bibles
Cabinet Exhibition in the Historic Library
Floods, droughts, earthquakes, fires, swarms of grasshoppers - the Bible is full of stories of the outbreaks of nature. The cabinet exhibition presents illustrations of the dominance of nature in Bibles from five centuries.
Long term exhibitions
Cabinet of Artefacts and Natural Curiosities
3000 Wonders of the World
With the only baroque Cabinet of Artefacts and Natural Curiosities in Europe completely preserved in its authentic location, you will experience an original museum concept from the... Detail
The personality of the founder
Global player, visionary, economic expert: In the former house of August Hermann Franckes, you will come very close to the founder of the foundation and his diverse talents. Detail
A castle built for education purposes
The oldest and most impressive building is still the centre of the school town with numerous sights and exhibitions. Here you can also enjoy the view from the balcony. Detail
Library Hall Kulissenbibliothek
»One of the best libraries of our time«
It is one of the first libraries in Germany to be open to the public: like a baroque theatre of knowledge, the historical Baroque stacks welcomes you. Detail
Strength of the word
Education, individualization, social welfare: the most important Protestant reform movement at the beginning of modernity developed profound cultural-historical effects. Detail
World change through human change
Nothing less than global social reforms: Get to know the turbulent and moving history of this educational project, which was already set up around 1700. Detail