Zwinger

Lotharingerstraße, Altstadt, Münster

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The Zwinger in the Westphalian city of Münster is part of the old city fortifications from the Early Modern Period. In the Nazi era it was both a gaol and a Gestapo place of execution and was heavily damaged by allied air raids. Since its conversion to a memorial the Zwinger has belonged to the Münster City Museum (Stadtmuseum Münster) and is home to the sculpture Das gegenläufige Konzert. == References == Rebecca Horn: Der Zwinger in Münster. W. König Verlag, ISBN 3883756474 Max Geisberg: Die Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler von Westfalen, Vol.

Place category
Ruins
Address
Lotharingerstraße, Altstadt, Münster

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Description

The Zwinger in the Westphalian city of Münster is part of the old city fortifications from the Early Modern Period. In the Nazi era it was both a gaol and a Gestapo place of execution and was heavily damaged by allied air raids. Since its conversion to a memorial the Zwinger has belonged to the Münster City Museum (Stadtmuseum Münster) and is home to the sculpture Das gegenläufige Konzert.

References

  • Rebecca Horn: Der Zwinger in Münster. W. König Verlag, ISBN 3883756474
  • Max Geisberg: Die Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler von Westfalen, Vol. 41: Die Stadt Münster Teil 1: Die Ansichten und Pläne, Grundlage und Entwicklung, die Befestigungen, die Residenzen der Bischöfe. Aschendorff, Münster, 1976, ISBN 3-402-05090-0
  • Barbara Rommé (ed.): Der Zwinger : Bollwerk, Kunstwerk, Mahnmal. Aschendorff, Münster, 2007, ISBN 978-3-402-12732-2

External links

  • Panorama (with sound of the metal hammers)
  • History and photographs of the Zwinger


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