Hygiene concept for events and weddings
From August 17th 2020, all kinds of events can take place again in the Messinghof Kassel. The schedule of the events is subject to given restrictions in the current situation, as well as rules of conduct and hygiene, which the Messinghof, and of course guests, must observe and adhere to.Hygiene conzept
The cradle of Hercules …
The Messinghof, built in 1679, is one of the oldest and historically most important manufactories in Hesse. The hammer mill and foundry emerged from a former mill site located southwest of the river Losse, the Faustmühle, which was restructured by Landgrave Karl in 1679.
Back then the Messinghof was primarily used to manufacture army equipment; however, the goldsmith Johann Jacob Anthoni from Augsburg completed the statue of Hercules in the same facilities in 1717. The statue, which can now be found in the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe, is the first large-scale statue in lightweight construction which is a demonstration of the capabilities of the Hessian metal industry.Read more