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Very important historical things happened here. Well displayed and easy to access. Also close to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
mnhhou
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Houston, Texas
Mandatory if you visit Muenster

A must for all lawyers and those who are interested in history ! The Westphalian was signed over... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
hannavehmann
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Tel Itshak, Israel
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Jun 1, 2018
“Mandatory if you visit Muenster”
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Prinzipalmarkt 10 | in Historic Rathaus, 48143 Muenster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very important historical things happened here. Well displayed and easy to access. Also close to good German food.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mnhhou
Reviewed 1 June 2018

A must for all lawyers and those who are interested in history ! The Westphalian was signed over here and the first international contract !!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hannavehmann
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The building was totally smashed during the last war, but some clever folks rescued and hid the wooden panels from the court room before the bombing. The room was rebuilt and panels put up again to remember history.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 241erikw
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Please see my review of the Rathaus in which the Peace Hall is located. Read a short summary of the Treaty of Westphalia, first. Fabulous wooden carving. This interior was stored away during WW2, so it was not destroyed by the bombing that destroyed the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank RonTSmithers_B_C_
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Although much of Muenster was destroyed, this hall survived intact. For a small fee they play a nice audio narrative of what the hall was used for and its place into history of the 30 years war. This can be in one of several languages...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

An important "document" of European history was written here. It is only one room you can visit, but worth the while.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Smaller tha I expected, but nevermind, easier to comprehend. Very nice picture gallery on the walls of the people present at the time. And the wooden stuff, carvings all over the hall, impressive, must have taken time (as someone did have the power to commit...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Paavo2
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A great place to visit this place to remember the Muenster Peace Agreement in 1648. If you like European history you have to go to visit this place.

Date of experience: August 2016
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