Germany's Culture and the Arts

The world knows the “Land of Ideas” not just from its products “Made in Germany” but also as the “land of poets and thinkers”. More than 20 million tourists travel to Germany every year. Some tourists enjoy the unique cultural range with a huge music and theatre scene. Others holidays in Germany by mountaineering in the Alps or swimming off the North Sea and Baltic coasts.

Museums and Exhibitions

Museums and Exhibitions

You might expect a country like Germany to have plenty of museums and exhibitions. But you may be astonished by how many there actually are. More Museums and Exhibitions

Theatre in Germany

Theatre in Germany

Theatre is an institution in Germany – no doubt about that. So, if you like watching plays, listening to operas, or would perhaps like to take part in some amateur dramatics, you'll find it here. More Theatre in Germany

Musicals, Operas and Concerts

Musicals, Operas and Concerts

Germany's reputation as a centre of top-class music education is also reflected in its musical life. Operas, concerts and musicals thrive and flourish. "Look" and "hear" for yourself. More Musicals, Operas and Concerts

Culture of Reading

Culture of Reading

Germans are readers. Literature plays an important role in German society, whether in a reading chair, at the bookshop or on the bus or tram. Come and read about this national passion. More Culture of Reading

A leading cultural institution: The Goethe Institute

A leading cultural institution: The Goethe Institute

The Goethe Institute is Germany’s leading cultural institution and maintains an extensive network around the world. The website offers a comprehensive range of information on everyday life in Germany, and on the country's culture and society. www.goethe.de A leading cultural institution: The Goethe Institute