Since the year 2000 the Edith-Russ-Haus for media art shows on its 300m² exhibition space artworks in varyying temporal exhibitions. This art tends to be procesual and immaterial. Therefore the Edith-Russ-Haus is explicitly no museum in which art is preserved, but an exhibition hall with seminar room in which art is presented and discussed.
Besides exhibiting the city's history, the municipal museum consists of three historic mansions.
The half-timber house has a painted wooden ceiling from the 17th century. It shows an allegoric illustration of the ancient worldview.
Built by order of the Grand Duke Paul Friedrich August and got its name in honour of the territorial lord Peter Friedrich Ludwig, the Grand Duke’s father. Since 1984 the building used as a centre of culture.
The Oldenburg Computer Museum is dedicated to the preservation and operational presentation of the history of home computing. The museum presents computers, video games and arcade game machines from the 1970’s through 1990’s. What is special about the OCM is the fact that the exhibits are functional and invite visitors to try out and use them.
Oldenburg State TheatreThe State Theatre is a busy theatre venue in the city centre. A permanent ensemble, a rich repertoire and international festivals stand for identification as well as artistic variety.
The belfry survived the fire in 1676 unscathed. However, the hospital which belonged to the tower was destroyed within the re. The Lappan received its roof in 1709 and is now green due to copper.
The Pulverturm is the last remaining building of the ancient fortication. It wasused as storage for gunpowder between 1730 and 1765.
Oldenburg Palace, the former residence of Count Anton Günther (1583–1667) and the Grand Dukes of Oldenburg until 1918/19, is now home to a museum for art and cultural history.
1635 Count Anton Günther built a town hall in renaissance style. In 1886 the townhall in Renaissance style was torn dow and a new town hall was built at the same locationwith neo-Gothic and neo-renaissance style elements.