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Vortrag 29.02.2024 | Dr. Oliver Geister

Tomorrow | 07.00 pm

Märchen und Propaganda | Zum Umgang mit Märchen im »Dritten Reich«

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.

Everything from fairy tales for primary school pupils to the Brothers Grimm’s working methods in the Age of Romanticism for secondary school students—the GRIMMWELT offers points of interest and reference for all age groups.

Teaching modules can be assembled individually and adjusted to comply with school curriculum requirements.

Interactive

There is lots to learn, experience and discover here—including hands-on activities and exhibits you can touch. The GRIMMWELT is not a museum, but an experience space—not just for adults. We turn education into first-hand experience!

Children at a hands-on station where they can illustrate their personal witch.
Children sitting on the floor in the exhibition area "Folk tales".

Accompanying material

Service

Would you like to take a guided tour with your class?
Our offers for guided tours and workshops for school classes can be found at the top of this page.

If available, you’ll receive a binding booking confirmation.

Recommended length of visit

At least 2 hours if exploring without a guide

Directions

On foot

The walk from Kassel Main Line station (Hauptbahnhof) to the GRIMMWELT takes about 20-30 minutes.

Tram

Take a RegioTram or KVG tram to the “Rathaus” or “Rathaus/Fünffensterstraße” stop, then follow the signposted pedestrian route (approx. a 7-minute walk).

Procedure and additional information

Arrival

On arrival, participants are requested to wait outside the GRIMMWELT building until the tour guide has registered the group at the cash desk and paid the entrance fee.

Ticket

The tour guide will be given a sticker (instead of an individual ticket) for each group member. These stickers must be displayed visibly on group members’ clothing.

Cloakroom

A key for a communal student cloakroom is available at the cash desk upon payment of a deposit.

Prices

Admission for school parties

3 € per person for students in a class group
2 accompanying persons per class are admitted free of charge

Guided tour

65 € (60 minutes) | max. 15 persons
95 € (90 minutes) | max. 15 persons

Special rate for school parties:
95 € for 2x 45 minutes with max. 15 persons per session

Workshop

25 € per class | Dates on request
Only bookable in combination with a guided tour

Payment

Guided tour

On site, pay the guide (cash ONLY!)

Workshop & admission charge

On site at the GRIMMWELT cash desk (cash / EC card / credit card)

Cancellation terms and conditions

Guided tour

If a booked tour is cancelled up to 11 working days before the scheduled date, a processing fee of 15 € per group will be charged. The entire sum due must be paid for cancellations made 10 or fewer working days before the scheduled tour date.

Workshop & Admission

The group reservation for admission can be cancelled free of charge.