Campus Gotha, Forschungsbibliothek Gotha

Wednesday guided tour "Vom Fremden erzählen. Reiseberichte aus fünf Jahrhunderten"

7. Jun 2023, 1.00 pm
Gotha Research Library (CG1 / Friedenstein Castle Gotha)
Exhibition "Vom Fremden erzählen. Reiseberichte aus fünf Jahrhunderten"
Gotha Research Library (FBG)
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Wednesday guided tour in the special exhibition "Vom Fremden erzählen. Reiseberichte aus fünf Jahrhunderten" (April 16 to June 11, 2023) at the Gotha Research Library.

Meeting place:

Friedenstein Castle, Hall of Mirrors (Ducal Staircase, 2nd floor, left side).

Further dates:

  • Curator tours of the exhibition
    • Wednesday, April 19, May 10, May 24, 2023 - 5 p.m. each
    • Saturday, May 20, June 10, 2023 - each 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday tours
    • April 26, May 3, May 17, May 31, June 7, 2023 - in each case 1 pm

In this exhibition, the Gotha Research Library is showing sumptuously illuminated late medieval pilgrimage reports to the Holy Land, accounts of the journeys of the Ernestine princes, travel diaries of 17th- and 18th-century scholars such as Johann Philipp Breyne and Ulrich Jasper Seetzen, as well as reports enriched by copperplate engravings by travelers who went to the West and East Indies in the service of the Dutch trading companies.

The exhibition is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on holidays May 1 and May 29, 2023.

Further information on the exhibition and the accompanying programme
Head of Special Collections
(Gotha Research Library)
Forschungsbibliothek Gotha (Gotha, Schlossplatz 1)