Campus Gotha, Gotha Research Library

Exhibition: Vom Fremden erzählen. Reiseberichte aus fünf Jahrhunderten

16. Apr 2023 - 11. Jun 2023
Gotha Research Library, Spiegelsaal(Friedenstein Castle Gotha)
Gotha Research Library (FBG)
Event type

Annual exhibition as highlight of the program of events of the Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt 2023 (Sunday, April 16, to Sunday, June 11, 2023).

Curator: PD Dr. Monika Müller

In this exhibition, the Gotha Research Library shows precious illuminated late medieval pilgrim reports to the Holy Land, reports of the journeys of the Ernestine princes, travel diaries of scholars of the 17th and 18th centuries such as Johann Philipp Breyne and Ulrich Jasper Seetzen, as well as reports enriched by copper engravings of travelers who traveled to the West and East Indies in the service of the Dutch trading companies. An accompanying book will be published for the exhibition.

Opening hours:

Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and holidays May 1 and May 29, 2023.

Travel information
Head of Special Collections
(Gotha Research Library)
Forschungsbibliothek Gotha (Gotha, Schlossplatz 1)