Arts and Cultural
One of the most prestigious museums in Germany, Kunstverein Hannover showcases contemporary art - from painting to sculpture to photography. Kunstverein Hannover offers exhibitions, tours, films, lectures and the art lunch - Eye Candy - where Art Association members discuss works on display.
Museum August Kestner
The oldest museum in Hannover, Museum August Kestner features an extensive collection of ancient and antiquity art, including, arts and crafts from the Middle Ages and Egypt. Located in Hannover's city center, the museum presents exhibitions, events, workshops, tours and festivals.
Celebrating the rich theater history of Hannover, the Theatre Museum presents exciting performing arts, shows, concerts, readings and creative children's theater. A landmark for 85 years, the Theater Museum also features changing art and photography exhibitions, special events and lectures.
Points of Interest
Part of the Royal Gardens of Hannover, Berggarten is a magnificent botanical garden with exotic plants, flowers and rare old trees, such as the cucumber magnolia. Visitors can stroll winding walkways and tour the beautiful mountain and prairie gardens, complete with seasonal panoramas and glasshouses full of orchids, cacti, and even a rainforest.
Maschsee Lake is peaceful oasis in central Hannover for rowing, boating, sailing, swimming, ice skating, and relaxing on Maschee Beach. Surrounding the lake are bars, cafes, restaurants, a walking and running path and a footbridge where romantics leave engraved locks. Visitors can also experience the music and fireworks at Maschseefest.
Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen
One of the most beautiful gardens in all of Europe, the Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen is a magical place where nature is a work of art. The treasured garden, which includes the Great Garden and Berggarten, features ornamental trees, flowers, plants, fountains and historic sculptures.
Ernst August Galerie
A lifestyle and shopping center in Hannover, Ernst August Galerie features 150 shops and boutiques with the hottest fashions, shoes, jewelry and home decor. This popular shopping destination also offers 17 wonderful restaurants and cafes and hosts many chic events.
The Market Hall in Old Town Hannover is home to dozens of shops and stands with fruits and vegetables, fish, meats, spices, cheeses, baked goods, flowers, wine, and coffee and teas. The historic market is a popular dining destination with delicious German and international foods and open-air sidewalk tables.
The holiday spirit fills the streets at Hannover's festive Christmas markets with decorations, gifts, toys, arts and crafts, and pottery. The popular Old Town Christmas market features 170 stalls around the Market Church.
Sports and Entertainment
Sport fans will love watching the Hannover 96, a professional German football club, heat up the field at Hannover's AWD Arena. Founded in 1896, Hannover 96 competes in the Bundesliga, a top-tier German football league, and they also won the 1992 German Cup.
The 2nd-largest Oktoberfest in the world, Oktoberfest Hannover is a celebration of the people, beer and food of Germany. Held at the Schützenplatz in the fall, the fair features rides, arts and crafts, food and refreshment stands and two large beer tents seating brew lovers from around the world.
Theater am Aegi
A cultural landmark in Hannover for almost 60 years, this beautiful theater presents exciting performing arts, including theater and comedy shows, musicals, concerts, operas, ballet and dance productions, and special events. Theater am Aegi has entertained Hanoverians for generations.
What's Nearby - Cities
What's Nearby - Corporate
- Concordia Versicher - 0.5 km / 0.31 mile
- Congress Centrum (Convention Center) - 5 km / 3.11 miles
- Hannover Financial District - 6 km / 3.73 miles
- Hannover Medical Park - Nearby
- Hannover Messe (Exhibition Center) - 5 km / 3.11 miles
- Hochschule Hospital - 2 km / 1.25 miles
- Rueckversicherung - 1 km / 0.63 mile
- TUI - 1 km / 0.62 mile