from september 2020
„From Bonifatius to the mastter of Naumburg. The power of the archbishops of Mainz“
THE NEWLY DESIGNED EXHIBITION EARLY AND MIDDLE AGES IN THE EPISCOPAL CATHEDRAL AND DIOCESAN MUSEUM MAINZ
From the first traces of the christianity in the city up to the climax of the archiebiscopal power in the 13th century: with the new opening of the permanent exhibition early and middle ages, the episcopal catheedral and diocesan museum in Mainz ends the comprhensive refurbishment of its exhibition rooms in september 2020. The collection, which is in the vaulting hall, now hosts outstanding exhibits with the in 1240 emerged sculptures of the so called 'Naumburger Meister' and numerous carolingian and ottonian works and conveys the impressive history and effect of the bistum in Mainz through modern didactics.
tueday to friday 10am to five pm, saturday and sunday 11am to 6pm. Closed on monday and public holidays.
The high cathedral Saint Martin in Mainz- the kingmakers in the cathedral in Mainz
The cathedral Saint Martin in Mainz has been the centre and landmark of the city for more than 1000 years. Thzereby it's not only one of the most important monuments of art and architecture in Germany, but also an impressive witness of the archiepiscopal power. As one of the rhenish imperial cathedrals imperial patronage manifests itself here. It's equipment shows with its outstanding series of archiepiscopal memorials and especially here with both of the coronation memorials the archbishop of Mainz as the kingmaker. You can experience the history of the cathedral and of the archbishops in Mainz as thematically coordinated tours.