Town Museum of Landsberg am Lech

Client: Stadt Landsberg am Lech

Year: 2025

Museums and exhibitions

The Town Museum of Landsberg am Lech is a prominent landmark located above the city in a beautiful listed historical building, a former Jesuit school from 1693. Currently, the building is undergoing extensive restoration and modernization, in close collaboration with heritage preservation authorities, to meet the standards of a contemporary museum.

The color concept of the exhibition is derived from the characteristic colors of the Landsberg marketplace.

facts and fiction was able to succeed in a multi-phase competition for the new conception of the permanent exhibition and is designing the exhibition that combines chronological and thematic rooms: While the 20th-century history is presented chronologically with a focus on Adolf Hitler's fortress imprisonment, the outer camps of the Dachau concentration camp and the large DP camp after the war, other sections focus on individual aspects of the city's history such as the importance of the salt trade, the influence of the Jesuits or the urban life.

The "Hitler's Way to Landsberg" room as a sketch and in draft planning status

The exhibition brings the exciting history of the city to life in large spatial images and many interactive exhibits. The focus of the design is on participation and inclusion, creating a museum by everyone for everyone.

The "Stadt am Lech" area in draft planning status

The opening of the Landsberg City Museum is planned for 2025.