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Prussia in Westphalia – Westphalia in Prussia?

Since the early 17th century, parts of Westphalia belonged to Brandenburg-Prussia, after 1815 it was almost the entire region. Today, we still encounter traces of this historic state on a daily basis – often without even knowing.

The network "Prussia in Westphalia" offers an overview of the diverse Prussian history of Westphalia. The remnants of the past manifest themselves in many visible as well as hidden traces. Let’s take a discovery trip through Westphalia with the network!

 

Explore the Prussian Traces!

Visit

Museums, Visitor Centres and Local Heritage Socities

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Kreismuseum Wewelsburg

Research

Research Centres

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Research centres

Timeline

Take a time travel and delve into the Prussian history of Westphalia, starting more than 400 years ago.

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Timeline

Projects

Bart. Mode, Rebellion, Männlichkeit?

Ausstellung im Historischen Museum Bielefeld vom 2. 6. – 27. 10. 2019

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Kostumierte Frauen mit angeklebten Bärten , um 1900, Foto: Historisches Museum Bielefeld

Hohenzollern-Orte

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Die Cadolzburg ist seit dem 13. Jahrhundert eine der wichtigsten Residenzen der Hohenzollern.

Web-Serie "Preußen & Westfalen"

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Die westfälische Wirtin Clara und der preußische Soldat Gustav - Ausschnitt aus der Web-Serie "Preußen & Westfalen" (©David Lensing)