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Adolph House 

Built around 1350, this house is considered to be one of the oldest in Colmar. It owns its name to the Adolph family, who removed the gothic picture windows at the end of the 19th century. Those picture windows, from the late 14th century, show with...

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Bartholdi College 

The Bartholdi high school is on the Oberhof, which is a Carolingian estate at the origin from the city of Colmar. On this site where was the Benedictine Saint Pierre priory, the Jesuits created in the 18th century the first French school of the...

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Bartholdi Museum 

Located since 1922 in the house where the sculptor Auguste Bartholdi was born (Colmar 1834 - Paris 1904), the Bartholdi museum is entirely dedicated to presenting the artist's work. Family furniture, personal souvenirs, models, drawings, paintings,...

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Bruat Fountain 

This fountain, built in tribute to Admiral Armand-Joseph Bruat (1796-1855) who was born in Colmar, is the work of Auguste Bartholdi and was inaugurated in 1864. It was the first in Colmar to have a system to stream water. The fountain represented...

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Choco-Story - Chocolate Museum 

Right in central Colmar, discover the new Chocolate museum and take part to an interactive and immersive walk, with a recreational and educational tour, free samples to taste (all you can eat !), and much more… An original and exciting experience...

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Court of Appeal 

Intended for the Oberlandesgericht or High Tribunal of Reichsland, which was too cramped in the palace of the Sovereign Council, this building was inaugurated in 1906. The construction started in May 1902 on the former site of the experimental...

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Espace d'art contemporain ANDRE MALRAUX 

Installed since 1996 in the old sauerkraut Fischer factory of rue Rapp, in the heart of old-Colmar, the Espace d'Art Contemporain André Malraux offers each year 5 free exhibitions where you can discover an artist or a presentation of the work of...

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Espace Lézard 

Lézard is a non-profit cultural association who offers throughout the year: exhibitions of contemporary art at the Espace Lézard The program is available on their website.

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Former Hospital - Mediatheque 

After the departure of the Franciscans from their monastery, the superior of the religious order in the province sold the buildings to the city of Colmar in 1543. The monastery was then converted into a hospital, but it was struck by lightning in...

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Former Protestant presbytery (House of arcades) 

Albert Schmidt, also architect of the house called the House of the St. John's Knights (1608) and The House of Heads (1609) is the author of this building on the Grand Rue, which was built in 1606. Built in a German Renaissance style, the building...

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Former St John's commanderie 

The St John’s Knights of Jerusalem founded a first hospital in the late 12th century. Attacked by the local clergy who saw a form of competition, the St. John’s Knights asserted themselves only in 1227 thanks to the support of the Pope Grégory...

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Galerie Audet 

Art collectors for over 40 years, located in Colmar, the gallery presents during its exhibitions: reknowned painters and sculptors, emerging artists, artists long-term support and national and international fairs. Participation in many international...

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Galerie Murmure 

The gallery Murmure wants to promote modern and contemporary creation in all his form: painting, engraving, sculpture, ceramics, photography... Through the exibitions it organizes, it seeks to present works by emerging and etablished artists. The...

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House of Heads 

Built in 1609 for the shopkeeper Anton Burger, the house of heads is attributed to the architect Albert Schmidt, who also made the former protestant presbytery and the house of the St. John's Knights. The house of heads, a fine building dating from...

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Koifhus 

The Koïfhus or the former customs house had a strategic place at the confluence of the Grand’Rue and the rue des Marchands, two of the major roads in the medieval city. Imagined since 1433, the construction of the current building was ended in...

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Law Court 

This building, rebuilt in 1532 and constituted from a group of houses, encroached on the cemetery of the Augustinian convent nearby. In the late 16th century the building was deeply changed in the style of the Renaissance. Paintings and epigrams,...

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Little Venice 

The « little Venice » is the name given to the course of the Lauch in Colmar. This name probably came from the original line of the houses on both sides of the river, which serves the southeast of the city. This district starts behind the...

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Monument dedicated to Bartholdi 

Auguste Bartholdi (1834-1904) created among others the Lion of Belfort (1880) and the Statue of Liberty (1886). He is, with Martin Schongauer, one of the most important artists of Colmar. The hometown of this international artist, Colmar, paid him...

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Monument dedicated to Hirn 

Gustave Adolphe Hirn, a physician, astronomer, mathematician and philosopher (1815-1890), is the greatest scientist in Colmar's long history. His research into thermodynamics and oil made him a pioneer of modern industry. His statue was made by...

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