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Special Exhibition

Cover motif for the special exhibition

The Rumpelstiltskin File. Looking for clues in fairy tales and law.

The exhibition illuminates the question of right and wrong in three chapters, spanning from the Brothers Grimm's Children's and Household Tales through their lives and work to our present day.

Permanent Exhibition

Mother and child look at fairy tale books in the "Folk tales" section.

GRIMMWELT adventure space

Experience fairy tale collectors and linguists Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in this fascinating world of knowledge and discovery.

Located close to the city centre in the green heart of the Weinbergpark, we offer you expansive rooms bathed in natural light, modern architecture, our own café-restaurant, an interactive exhibition about the life and work of the Brothers Grimm, and a fairy-tale setting with spectacular views for your events and functions.

If you are planning a corporate event or presentation, a conference, a workshop, a wedding ceremony or reception, or a birthday or anniversary, the GRIMMWELT provides a special setting for every occasion.

Aerial view of the roof terrace of GRIMMWELT in Weinbergpark with Kassel's Südstadt and Karlsaue in the background

Rooms

You can book the multifunctional area FALADA & Foyer and our conference room FREIRAUM for your function.

The café-restaurant FALADA merges seamlessly with the open Foyer area, with a total of 212 m² floor area available for flexible use. The height of the sloping ceiling varies from 2.50 m to 5.20 m, and a daylight video projector and screen are integrated in the ceiling. The mul

tifunctional area FALADA and/or Foyer can be booked for your exclusive use outside regular opening times.

Floor area

212 m²

Ceiling height

4,45 m

Seats in a row

100 places

Parliamentary seating

50 places

Banquet

60 places regular seating
88 places extended event seating
max. 154 places with additional furniture booked externally

  • Wide angle shot of restaurant area and foyer of GRIMMWELT

The FREIRAUM location, with its outstanding panoramic view, offers a creative workshop atmosphere with 65 m² of floor space during normal GRIMMWELT opening hours. Modern conference technology is available.

Floor area

65 m²

Ceiling height

3,70 m

Seats in a row

40 places

Boardroom seating

max. 20 places at a boardroom table

Workshop

max. 32 places

Horseshoe

max. 22–36 places (on one/two sides of the table)

View into the FREIRAUM with conference seating in plate form, flipchart and pin boards
Decked seminar tables are set up in an U-shape in the FREIRAUM.

Conference horseshoe, 20 persons

Workshop tables and chairs in the FREIRAUM

Access to FALADA & Foyer and FREIRAUM is barrier-free. Large plate-glass windows, which can be blacked out if required, ensure ample daylight.

Meetings in FREIRAUM

The FREIRAUM area offers a friendly, light and airy atmosphere for your conference, seminar, workshop or presentation, and commands an excellent panoramic view over the Südstadt district of Kassel. This versatile space and unique conference room is also ideal for team meetings or management workshops.

The room is equipped with modern conference and event technology. Obviously, we will also provide creature comforts—whether you would like food and drink to be served in the meeting room or prefer to enjoy your break in the café-restaurant FALADA.

Pen, information material and drinks on a conference table
View over arranged conference tables in the FREIRAUM
Equipment and fittings
  • Seating in workshop, boardroom, row or theatre auditorium format
  • Media technology (WLAN, telephone, digital projector, screen)
  • 1 flipchart, 1 Metaplan board
  • Moderator’s tool case (additional charge)

Additional conference equipment (e.g., extra Metaplan boards) can be hired by prior arrangement on request.

Conference packages up to 4 hours

Goldmarie | Morning session for busy bees

  • Drum-roasted filter coffee and selection of teas
  • Gerolsteiner mineral water: classic, medium and natural
  • Fritz-kola, fritz-spritz organic fruit juice spritzers
  • Bread roll open sandwiches & fruit skewers
  • Mini nut triangles and brownies from our own patisserie

43.00 € per person (up to 4 hours)

Lucky Hans | A leisurely afternoon

  • Drum-roasted filter coffee and selection of teas
  • Gerolsteiner mineral water: classic, medium and natural

At coffee-time, visit our culinary experience FALADA:

  • One piece of gateau / cake from our own patisserie
  • One coffee speciality of your choice

40.00 € per person (up to 4 hours)

Cinderella | The fruits of your labour

  • Drum-roasted filter coffee and selection of teas
  • Gerolsteiner mineral water: classic, medium and natural
  • Fritz-kola, fritz-spritz organic fruit juice spritzers
  • Mini nut triangles and brownies from our own patisserie

At lunchtime, visit our culinary experience FALADA:

  • A dish of your choice from the menu of the day
  • Choice of one alcohol-free drink, glass of draught pils or glass of house wine

55.00 € per person (up to 4 hours)

The Wishing-Table | Prestigious meeting with business lunch

  • Drum-roasted filter coffee and selection of teas
  • Gerolsteiner mineral water: classic, medium and natural

At lunchtime, visit our culinary experience FALADA:

  • A 3-course meal of your choice from the menu of the day
  • Choice of one alcohol-free drink, glass of draught pils or glass of house wine

61.00 € per person (up to 4 hours)

Rapunzel | Intensive programme on a “bread-and-water” diet

  • Drum-roasted filter coffee and selection of teas
  • Gerolsteiner mineral water: classic, medium and natural
  • Fritz-spritz organic fruit juice spritzers Apple and Rhubarb
  • Mini nut triangles from our own patisserie

37.00 € per person (up to 4 hours)

Conference packages up to 8 hours:

Little Red Riding Hood | A picnic excursion

  • Drum-roasted filter coffee and selection of teas
  • Gerolsteiner mineral water: classic, medium and natural
  • Fritz-kola, fritz-spritz organic fruit juice spritzers
  • Bread roll open sandwiches & fruit skewers

At lunchtime, visit our culinary experience FALADA:

  • A dish of your choice from the menu of the day
  • Choice of one alcohol-free drink, glass of draught pils or glass of house wine

Afternoon coffee break with freshly brewed coffee and tea, plus

  • Mini nut triangles and brownies from our own patisserie

65.00 € per person (up to 8 hours)

The Frog Prince | A day at the king’s table

  • Drum-roasted filter coffee and selection of teas
  • Gerolsteiner mineral water: classic, medium and natural
  • Fritz-kola, fritz-spritz organic fruit juice spritzers
  • Bread roll open sandwiches & fruit skewers

At lunchtime, visit our culinary experience FALADA:

  • A 3-course meal of your choice from the Today’s Specials menu
  • Choice of one alcohol-free drink, glass of draught pils or glass of house wine

Afternoon coffee break with freshly brewed coffee and tea, plus

  • Mini nut triangles and brownies from our own patisserie

74.00 € per person (up to 8 hours)

Hansel & Gretel | A day with crispy breaks

  • Drum-roasted filter coffee and selection of teas
  • Gerolsteiner mineral water: classic, medium and natural
  • Fritz-kola, fritz-spritz organic fruit juice spritzers
  • Bread roll open sandwiches & fruit skewers

Afternoon coffee break with freshly brewed coffee and tea, plus

  • Mini nut triangles and brownies from our own patisserie

43.00 € per person (up to 8 hours)

The Brave Little Tailor | All in one go

  • Drum-roasted filter coffee and selection of teas
  • Gerolsteiner mineral water: classic, medium and natural
  • Fritz-kola, fritz-spritz organic fruit juice spritzers

At lunchtime, visit our culinary experience FALADA:

  • A dish of your choice from the menu of the day
  • Choice of one alcohol-free drink, glass of draught pils or glass of house wine

Afternoon coffee break with freshly brewed coffee and tea

54.00 € per person (up to 8 hours)

All prices are gross prices and include 19 % VAT.

Valid for groups of 10 or more, on weekdays during regular GRIMMWELT opening times (Tue–Thur 10.00 am to 6.00 pm, Fri 10.00 am to 8.00 pm). Other times on request.

Conference table with view out of the panorama window in the FREIRAUM

Functions & events

Book the GRIMMWELT for your fairy-tale event!

Greet your guests with champagne and finger food—in fine weather on the 2,000 m² roof garden—and enjoy the spectacular view over Kassel’s Südstadt district.

The FALADA team will pamper your guests with multi-course meals or buffets. A fine selection of drinks and perfect service round off your event.

Our event locations FALADA & Foyer, with the addition of the FREIRAUM are if required, offer you up-to-the-minute event technology as well as space for a dancefloor or a musical accompaniment to your function.

Exclusive bookings are possible outside regular GRIMMWELT opening hours.

Enquiry for business events

For jubilees, receptions, corporate events, presentations or evening functions in the café-restaurant FALADA—as well as for conferences and other events in the FREIRAUM—please contact the GRIMMWELT Event Management team.

Enquiry for private functions

Please send your enquiries for events such as weddings, birthdays or confirmations directly to the FALADA team, phone no. +49 561 81045460 during opening hours, or by e-mail at any time:

Festively set tables with napkins and decorations in FALADA

Supporting programme

Turn your event into an experience!

Book a guided tour of the exhibition for your conference participants or event guests.

You can choose between the general overview tour “GRIMMWELT from A to Z” and guided tours that focus specifically on one of the main aspects of the exhibition—language, fairy tales or the Grimms’ biography.

“Straight from the horse’s mouth”—our circular tour featuring humorous narratives about the lives of the famous brothers”—is also extremely popular.

Exclusive guided tours—outside regular exhibition opening hours—are also possible.

The “Grimm Brothers Fairy-Tale Hour” is very special form of entertainment for your event.

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Weddings

The GRIMMWELT is an absolutely unique, fairy-tale setting for you to tie the knot.

The wedding chamber is our FREIRAUM location, with its wonderful view of Kassel’s Südstadt district.
After the ceremony you can propose the wedding toast with your guests at a champagne reception in the Foyer or the café-restaurant FALADA. If you wish, you can also book a tour of the exhibition.

The GRIMMWELT also offers an exclusive backdrop for your precious wedding photos, such as the roof garden with spectacular views over the rooftops of Kassel, or the picturesque greenery of the Weinbergpark.

At present, a sit-down reception can be held in the FALADA café-restaurant; we hope will be able to offer stand-up receptions at bistro tables in the Foyer again very soon.

How do I reserve a wedding date?

A list of possible dates on which civil marriages can be booked in the GRIMMWELT is published in advance by the City of Kassel Registry Office.

You can check the availability of dates and make a reservation via the Wedding Calendar in the City of Kassel Service Portal (German language only). The dates displayed can be booked a maximum of 12 months in advance.

The following wedding dates are set for 2024:

Friday

23. February 2024
22. March 2024
17. May 2024

As soon as the dates for 2025 are fixed, they will be published here (probably from mid-2024).

What does a wedding in the GRIMMWELT cost?

The wedding package including champagne reception for up to 15 people costs 280 €. A surcharge of 5 € is added for each additional person.

Depending on the chosen arrangement with the café-restaurant FALADA, there will be additional costs e.g., for finger food, canapes or other supplementary services, or if you book an exhibition visit or guided tour.

The official marriage fees are not included in the price.

Wedding table with view out of the panorama window in the FREIRAUM