Mainz State Museum located at the centre of the city at Grosse Bleiche is one of the oldest museums in Germany.
The Baroque building known as the Golden-Ross-Kaserne and the contemporary steel and glass wing opening towards the courtyard together with the electoral stables form the charming heart of the recently restored and modernised museum.
The museum's collection of works of arts and artefacts covers all periods from the prehistoric era to the 21st century. The main collections are: Prehistory, Roman empire, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, graphic art from 16th to 20th century, Dutch paintings, 18th century porcelain and 19th century paintings, Judaica, city history, art-déco glass and 20th century art. Watch out for special exhibitions of art from specific periods in history and contemporary art.
Topical guided tours and lectures enable you to develop a better understanding of the many exciting exhibits. The attractive, varied offerings of the museum's educational team target children from 3 years of age, adolescents and adults.