Past events
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Go on a visual time journey from the 12th century to the present day

What to expect

A collage of still images and films shows not only the history and function of the buildings that once stood on this site, it also highlights the important events that took place here. It proves that the site served as a prestigious, symbolically charged and often controversial centre of power for centuries.

Princes and politicians tore down, converted and rebuilt structures in order to express their political ambitions and visions. The design of the exhibition room too, with its raw concrete walls, alludes to the fact that the site has always been a work in progress in the service of power.

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History of the Site