Offers for Guided Tours

»Healing Body and Soul«

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Medicine and hygiene in the 18th century

300 years of the Children’s Hospital – the annual exhibition marking the anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone takes visitors on a journey into the world of early modern medicine. How were illness and health, death and healing experienced? Stunningly topical themes, impressive exhibits and refreshing illustrations await you in the annual exhibition of the Francke Foundations 2021.

The founder and his work

Guided tour throughout the school town

With the construction of the orphanage August Hermann Francke laid the foundation stone for his life's work. Started in 1698 as a shelter for poor and orphans just outside Halle, it developed into a unique school town within 30 years. The tour through the Francke Foundations makes you familiar with their history and present and leads you through the historical area of the Lindenhof surrounded by timber-framed buildings to the most important sights and monuments.

World knowledge around 1700

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Wunderkammer and Library

Immerse yourself in the knowledge cosmos of the Baroque. We will show you the highlights of Francke's treasures from the Cabinet of Artefacts and Natural and the library. In the only completely preserved baroque curiosity cabinet in Germany, 3,000 natural objects, curiosities and artefacts from all over the world convey a unique impression of an early modern microcosm. In the Historical Library, the more than 50,000 books in the Kulissenmagazin tower in front of you and hold true book treasures.

Einfache Experimente mit Pflanzen

Activity-based workshop
Kinder im Alter zwischen 7 und 14 Jahre
März–Oktober
Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung

Wir führen Experimenten zur Keimung und zum Wachstum von Pflanzen durch, um herauszufinden, welche Umweltbedingungen Pflanzen zum Leben benötigen. Die Experimente sind auf einen längeren Zeitraum angelegt. Beim ersten Treffen setzen wir die Experimente an. Danach führen alle ihre Beobachtungen selbstständig durch. Beim zweiten Treffen werten wir die Ergebnisse zusammen aus.
(Sachunterricht)

Help for families

consultation

Foto: Gruppenfoto Familien mit kleinen Kindern auf der Familienetage
On requirement basis, we offer every family an expert initial consultation in their current situation. We arrange concrete offers or recommend custom-fit contacts.

Currents events

Guided Tours

Saturday, 10/30/2021

Der Stifter und sein Werk

Führung durch die Franckeschen Stiftungen - nach vorheriger Anmeldung

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11:00 amFührungHouse 28
Tuesday, 11/02/2021

Spuren der ersten protestantischen Judenmission im 18. Jh. in den Beständen der Bibliothek der Franckeschen Stiftungen

Themenführung in der Historischen Bibliothek

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6:00 pmFührungHaus 22
Saturday, 11/06/2021

Der Stifter und sein Werk

Führung durch die Franckeschen Stiftungen - nach vorheriger Anmeldung

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11:00 amFührungHouse 28