On June 6th, 1946, the sculptor Ernst Rülke from nearby Warmbrunn had to fulfil a sad duty: He took the death mask of the poet Gerhart Hauptmann, who had died on that day in his home House Wiesenstein in Agnetendorf.
Schlesisches Museum zu Görlitz
Brüderstraße 8, Untermarkt 4, D-02826 Görlitz
Phone +49 3581 8791-0, Fax +49 3581 8791-200
Guided Tours for Groups
Entrance fee + 30 Euros on weekdays
or 40 Euros at weekends and on public holidays,
Short guided tour 25 Euros,
Audio guides available in German, Polish, English
(included in the price)
Tuesday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Special opening hours in the first quarter of the year,
on public holidays and during the Christmas Market
Permanent exhibition 7.00 €, discount ticket 5.00 €
Special exhibition 3.00 €, discount ticket 2.50 €
Free entrance for visitors aged up to 16
and on every first Sunday of the month