Built on 1886 marked the 500th anniversary of Heidelberg University, amazing place to visit. Nice paintings on the roof.
About Old Heidelberg University (Alte Universitat)
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This old university is located on a square...both the square and the university aren't big deal...Nothing impressive, no decorations, specific materials, etc...Too bad
The museum on the ground floor of the old university building has only a few artefacts and a couple of panels, some in German and some in English as well. The ones in English are only about the history of the university in the 20th...More
This museum is included in the student prison ticket. Although the museum itself is not very big, like three or four rooms of mainly written history, it is interesting if you take some time to read some of its articles. But what you should really...More
University museum is very small, only three rooms, which cover the whole history of university, I expected a bit more, especially about giants who worked there, e.g. Max Weber, almost nothing about this famous sociologist.
I will suggest parents to send their children to study medical in one the best university in the whole world - its small and its safe neighborhood
For me the Heidelberg University holds a special charm, especially when you consider the 700+ year history of the University. Walking around the Old University is a great experience when you think about all the timeless knowledge accumulated there.
When visiting the university, you will get a ticket for three things: the (small) museum, the Old Hall and the Student Prison. The museum is quite interesting, but also a bit dry. Lot's of text, not a lot of historical artifacts. Plus, only part of...More
Entered the University museum and student jail (paid 2.5 Euros, student rate). The museum has detailed information about the university's history. Do visit the old hall upstairs. You can get an English audio guide from the reception, which I think makes the tour 10 times...More