Guided tour

Nuremberg: Historischer Kunstbunker WWII Art Bunker Tour

Nuremberg: Historischer Kunstbunker WWII Art Bunker Tour

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Explore the vast tunnel complex under Nuremberg Castle in the Historischer Kunstbunker on this guided tour. Admire the artwork that this shelter protected and learn about the WWII bombing of the city.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Audio guide included
English, French, Italian, Spanish


  • Take a stroll through the past as you view a piece of World War II history
  • Discover how the city of Nuremberg was destroyed by WWII and rebuilt after
  • Learn how this cellar was converted into a bomb shelter to protect works of art
  • See where masterpieces like works of Albrecht Dürer were stored during bombings
  • Navigate through the network of tunnels with ease by following a local guide
Full description

Discover the rescue operation that saved artworks like works of Albrecht Dürer on this guided tour of the Historischer Kunstbunker in Nuremberg's Old Town. Find out which artworks survived the WWII bombings that destroyed 90 percent of the medieval Old Town.

Meet your guide at the entrance to the Historischer Kunstbunker and begin your tour of the museum. Gain insight into how the Nazis used this space to preserve pricesless of works like the Altarpiece of Veit Stoss, the automaton clock from the Frauenkirche, and the Codex Manesse.

Uncover how this cellar was used to store beer in medieval times. Hear about how Nuremberg was reduced to rubble in WWII and then rebuilt after the war.

  • Historischer Kunstbunker Museum entry fee
  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with claustrophobia
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the entrance of the Historischer Kunstbunker Museum.

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What to bring

  • Warm clothing

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  • This tour takes place rain or shine
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

based on 28 reviews

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We were in Nuremberg from Wednesday 08 09 2022 to 11 09 2022 and we booked the visit to the bunker, I liked it very much even if the guide did not speak Italian and gave us an audio guide. I was sorry not to hear the explanation from him. I would definitely do it again. It was a leap in time.

September 15, 2022

A very interesting and informative tour of the Nuremberg art bunker.

August 30, 2022

Great tour, very interesting and exciting. Travel guide Andreas Clemens explained it very well. A must in Nuremberg.

August 29, 2022

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