Station: [1] Telling a story

“Hello, great to have you here and that you want to have a look around Schloss Horst! Prepare for a fascinating journey back to the time when this castle was being built. You will surely agree: there’s hardly anything more exciting than stories from times gone by, when there were palaces and castles, good knights, real kings and sometimes even rather dark characters. But how do we actually know what it was really like back then? Here at Schloss Horst?

Historians, archaeologists and architectural historians spent many years working hard to discover what went on here at the castle in the past. It was a little like being on a construction site: alongside scientists, they examined all possible traces of this place and combined all the pieces as though it were a large puzzle. Finally, they can tell you this story – a fascinating one!”