The museum is dived into 2 main sections:
a) From grain to bread on the first floor: The 6000 year history of bread begins with the growing cereals. Various aspects of cereal cultivation are portrayed in the some of the outstanding works of art.
b) Man and bread on the second floor: Bread is a symbol of life – is of vital importance to human existence, culture and civilization! The image of bread is central to Judaeo Christian faith, a fact which becomes evident by valuable paintings and illustrations of scenes from the Old and New Testaments. And also by the ceremonial objects used in the observance of the Sabbath and Passah. They show how methods of bread making have changed through the ages and illustrate the social and cultural history of bread.
Other various interrelated topics covered are: Millers and bakers guilds in Ulm; lack of bread – harvest failure and famine and bread in art –bread related paintings and sculptures.
|The various exhibits and paintings related to bread|
|Symbol of Bakers Guild|
|School kids excited to visit the museum|
|Cereals used to make bread|
|Old age machines|
|The hold dinner|
|The last meal|
|Posters from war times|
|Bread coupons during the war times|
|Bread ration coupons|
Here is the address:
Museum of Bread Culture,
89073 Ulm, Germany
Reference: The bread museum brochure and www.museum-brotkultur.de