The Michaelstein Monastery founded in 1146 is situated in a quiet idyllic location on the edge of the Harz. It experienced during the Middle Ages a long period of prosperity, its abbots were repeatedly used for clerical duties by the pope. Today it is the headquarters the Music Academy of Saxony-Anhalt, and houses a collection of historic musical instruments. Thanks to extensive restoration work you can view the impressive Romanesque and Gothic Cistercian architecture.
Opening Times: April - October daily 10.00 - 18.00 November - March 14.00 - 17.00