Hannover’s varied choice of museums makes the city a real Mecca for art lovers. The city’s most important art galleries include the Sprengel Museum with its extensive collection of 20th and 21st century art. Other renowned galleries of contemporary art include the kestnergesellschaft, the Kunstverein and the Ahlers Foundation Pro Arte/Kestner Pro Arte.
You don’t have to be an art lover to love Hannover’s museums:
The State Museum, with its departments of prehistory, natural history and ethnology, also includes the State Gallery and the Numismatic Collection of Lower Saxony. Visitors learn many interesting facts about the history of the city and the region in the Historic Museum. The whole family will enjoy the caricatures, critical sketches and the unrivalled collection of the works of the great German satirist Wilhelm Busch at the "Wilhelm Busch – German Museum of Caricature and Drawings". Europe’s largest kitchen museum and theatre museum also await visitors to Hannover.