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The Diocesan Museum is open again. The special exhibition "en face. Harry Meyer at #MuseumStAfra" will be shown until August 23rd 2020. Please be sure to wear a face mask during your visit. We are looking forward to seeing you!


en face

March 13st - June 14th 2020

Harry Meyer at #MuseumStAfra


Extended until August 23rd 2020.


"en face" means "in front of" or "opposite". In this exhibition project, Harry Meyer's works of art are not only "opposite" the ecclesiastical art of seventeen centuries in the Diocesanmuseum St. Afra. The artist fully embraced sacred art.  In his works, which are entirely composed of colour, Harry Meyer focuses in a special way on man and nature, the dualism of becoming and transience. The focus here is on capturing the elemental and the elements that are reflected in motifs in the depiction of specific phenomena of nature such as mountains, rain, seasons, the stars at night or light. Naturalistic reproduction is subordinated to this goal. Man and nature inhabit a spiritual-religious level, which is visibly reflected in all of the artist's works and makes the counterpart of his colour-intensive works of art with historical sacred art so extremely attractive and fruitful.

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The precursor of today's St. Afra Museum was founded in 1872 during the tenure of Bishop Pankratius von Dinkel (1858-1894), who can be considered the main initiator of the collection. read more

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Diocesan Museum St. Afra
Kornhausgasse 3-5
86152 Augsburg
Phone: +49 (0)821 3166-8833

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Opening Times

Tuesday-Saturday 10.00-17.00
Sunday/bank holidays 12.00-18.00
Closed on Mondays

Admission Fees
Adults 4.00 € *
Reduced 3.00 € *
Family ticket 8.00 €*
Annual ticket 19.00 €
*Admission fees for special exhibitions may change 
*Admission free on every 1st Sunday each month!

Guided Tours
On request (+49 (0)821 3166-8833 or

Due to its historical structure the museum is only partly barrier-free.