Permanent Exhibition: German Pram Museum
The Deutsche Kinderwagenmuseum (German Pram Museum), located inside Schloss Moritzburg in Zeitz, is unique in Europe, with its collection of more than 600 prams, which includes prams for sport or for dolls. The newly redesigned exhibition tells the story of Zeitz’s pram industry from its beginnings in the 1840s to 1946. Over the course of the 19th century, the city of Zeitz became a centre for German pram manufacture.
Permanent Exhibition: Heavenly Aspiration – Earthly Life Zeitz under the Episcopal Crozier
The exhibition highlights the time from the first mention of the town in 967 to the end of the diocese of Naumburg-Zeitz in 1564. In addition to the episcopal residence, the exhibition looks at the development of the town of Zeitz and its citizens. The culmination of the exhibition is made with the last two bishops of Naumburg-Zeitz, Nicolaus von Amsdorf and Julius von Pflug. The exhibition is closed until 2 April 2018 due to the special exhibition “8th Triennale. Art in Southern Saxony-Anhalt” which is on show.
Permanent Exhibition: Time of the Dukes – Baroque Residential Culture in Zeitz
In 1652, Elector Johann Georg I of Saxony laid down in his will that the province be divided between his four sons. The duchies of Saxony-Merseburg, Saxony-Weissenfels and Saxony-Zeitz were created. In 1653, Moritz, the youngest son, took over the administration of the monastery Naumburg-Zeitz.
Permanent Exhibition: Furniture and Arts and Crafts from the Renaissance to the 19th Century
The collection of historic furniture is one of the most extensive of its kind in Saxony-Anhalt. The oldest pieces were already collected by the History and Antiquities Society for Zeitz and the surrounding area.
Permanent Exhibition: The Art of Printing
The permanent exhibition informs about the artistic work of Johannes Lebek, and various graphic printing techniques.