Activities in Rostock

Ships and merchants' houses convey the typical Hanseatic coastal flair and maritime lifestyle in Rostock and Warnemünde. As a family with children, young or active couples, experience peace and relaxation as well as action and adventure. Collect authentic experiences and discover the liveable Hanseatic and University City of Rostock with all your senses. Explore Rostock with its four seaside resorts on an exciting guided tour of the city over wood and stone, a romantic evening walk in the salty Baltic Sea air or with culinary delicacies from the region.

Kunstmühle Schwaan

The town of Schwaan, located 20 km south of Rostock, along the Warnow and Beke rivers, is surrounded by meadows and a forested hilly landscape.
The unique Mecklenburg artists’ colony was established here at the end of the 19th century.

The permanent exhibition in the old water mill building is complemented by regularly alternating exhibitions. These exhibitions especially feature landscape painting, tie in with Schwaan painters and set them in a new context.

Opening hours:

Tues.-Fri.: 10 am-5 pm; Sat.: 1-5 pm; Sun.: 11 a.-5 pm (summer)
Tues.-Fri.: 10 am-4 pm; Sun.: 11 am-5 pm (winter)

Painting 1: Art Mill, exterior view; Museum - interior

Painting 2: Franz Bunker, Landweg [Country Road], um 1910, Schwaan Art Museum; Rudolf Bartels, Rostocker Stadtansicht [View of Rostock]

address & contact

Kunstmühle Schwaan
Mühlenstraße 12

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