Things to do in Münster, Germany

Our most recommended things to do in Münster, Germany

Münster: Self-Guided Outdoor Escape Game and adventure-walk

1. Münster: Self-Guided Outdoor Escape Game and adventure-walk

Become a detective with an outdoor mystery game and discover the beauty of Münster. Visit places like the city center, and many more. Download the app and follow the instructions to set up your Münster murder mystery game. Learn about a fictional case and solve riddles and black stories to find the culprit. You will start the game at a popular sight in the city. As you walk, hear a fictional story about a missing person. The victim is a former investigator and bestseller author who has disappeared along with his script. Follow the app to various locations to solve this mysterious case. At different locations, you will get access to some audio files or reports related to the criminal case and the missing author. You will meet his friends, listen to witnesses and read or listen to police reports. Maybe you will find out what happened and also get ahold of his script. Uncover hidden gems of Münster during the game. Play with your friends and solve riddles anytime with your team.

From Amsterdam: Christmas Markets of Münster Day Trip by Bus

2. From Amsterdam: Christmas Markets of Münster Day Trip by Bus

Expereince the Christmas market's in Münster at your own pace with this day trip from Amsterdam. Stay connected on the journey with free WIFI on the bus and sink into comfortable seats with plenty of legroom.  Meet your guide at a centrally-located meeting point in Amsterdam and board the spacious bus. Sit back and relax as you take in the winter countryside on the trip to Münster. Arrive in Münster in the late morning and begin to explore the city on your own.  Have the option to visit 5 Christmas markets in one of the most beautiful German cities. The Advent season in Münster is a special experience every year. Prinzipalmarkt shines in a golden glow, as the merchant houses, churches and museums are subtly lit. Venture on a self-guided trip to the historic old town which is festively decorated. Aegidiimarkt has a Christmas manger and a fairytale world. The oldest Christmas market is in the town hall courtyard and it is decked with a romantic sky of lights.  Spend your time at the market around the Lambertikerk and enjoy small blue stalls with a pointed roofs and a large Christmas tree. The youngest Christmas market in front of the 'Berwasserkirche' with a lot of handicrafts and special treats. Take a walk to the small Christmas village around the monument of the 'Kiepenkerl' in Münster with a range of decorative arts and specialties from Westphalia. At the end of your free time, hop back on the bus for the cozy ride back to Amsterdam. 

Münster Old Town: Outdoor Escape Game

3. Münster Old Town: Outdoor Escape Game

Let the games begin. Set out as heroes with a team and follow a gripping story to save the city. Crack codes in the 120-minute time limit and deliver logical solutions to clues and puzzles, the only way to get closer to the finale piece by piece. The tasks are beamed to an iPad, as a live chat with a personal game master. Bring a gamer's heart and the desire to have an adventure in a real 3D setting. Get wrapped up in the adventure and forget if it is happening in the city or a strange world. Get ready for an exciting challenge, cool gadgets, and a strong team. Explore the neighborhood, the perfect territory for enthusiastic thinkers. Be inspired by the cityscape, decipher architectural codes and find the missing elements to solve the mission.

Münster: AbenteuerDate, Fun Game and walk for Couples

4. Münster: AbenteuerDate, Fun Game and walk for Couples

Explore Münster through an unusual, but fun adventure. Take part in an interactive smartphone game with your partner that will help you get to know each other a bit better. Unlock clues to your next destination by taking on tasks and answering tricky and funny questions about each other. Begin your game in the city center and allow the app to guide you from there. You will receive funny instructions about how to move through the area and you can design your own route. Challenge yourself and your partner by acting as a team to solve even the trickiest questions and situations. Enjoy a special outdoor date and create long-lasting memories as a couple. Step away from mainstream areas and traditional tours to focus on creating your own adventure. Take advantage of the bonus tasks and riddles to keep playing even after the game is over. We recommend: Play this outdoor adventure only in a team of two persons.

Münster: Old Town Detective Smartphone Game

5. Münster: Old Town Detective Smartphone Game

Experience the old town of Münster on a self-guided tour full of puzzles and intrigue. Alongside Sir Peter Morgan, follow clues on a path to St. Paul’s Cathedral, Prinzipalmarkt, St. Lamberti Church, and the old town hall. Prove yourself as a detective and solve the mystery of North Rhine-Westphalia.The hunt begins on the doorstep of Westphalia State Museum where Sir Peter Morgan offers you the chance to join his detective’s academy. Find clues at the medieval cathedral of St. Paul, which dates back to the 13th century and has Gothic and Romanesque architecture.Walk among the gabled houses surrounding Prinzipalmarkt to find the next piece of the puzzle and imagine life for the locals centuries ago. Investigate the town hall and domineering church of St. Lamberti, which are also the perfect backdrop for some photos with a medieval feel.Once you’ve followed the game’s download instructions, begin at any time and take breaks as you need them. No need to rush, there’s no time limit to complete the game.

Münster: Interactive City Quiz and Tour

6. Münster: Interactive City Quiz and Tour

Take your knowledge to the streets and gather new city insights on a playful sightseeing tour through Münster's Old Town with a tablet and a team. Bring your closest friends along as you travel past the most iconic local sites and take on fun challenges, maybe even against other teams. Start the game on your provided iPad to learn fun facts about the city and collect as many points as possible. Earn points answering questions, doing photo and video tasks, and tackling challenges that'll bring you to the next spots to explore. Enjoy this exciting opportunity to get to know the district in a fun way and at your own pace. Make your way through the urban jungle and decide where to go and which task to solve next. You'll always receive the correct solutions to the quiz questions in real time on your iPad.

Münster: Private Guided Sculptures Tour on a Rickshaw

7. Münster: Private Guided Sculptures Tour on a Rickshaw

Discover the innovative Münster Sculpture Projects on this guided private city tour. Ride a rickshaw around the city and see stunning artwork in public parks, streets, and courtyards. Meet your guide at the historic City Hall and climb aboard your rickshaw. As you ride, learn about the Münster Sculpture Projects, which happen every 10 years, starting in 1977. Each time, sculptures from the project have remained in the city. Explore the city with your guide and see fascinating works by Bruce Naumann, Rosemarie Trockel, Claes Oldenburg, Donald Judd, Jorge Pado, Per Kirkeby, Ilya Kabakov, Thomas Schütte, Martha Rosler, and Daniel Buren.

Münster: Rickshaw Rental

8. Münster: Rickshaw Rental

Explore Münster from the comfort of a rented rickshaw. Choose where you want to go and set your own pace with an electric, easy-to-maneuver rickshaw. Pick up your rickshaw near Münster's central train station and begin your rental period. Learn the ins and outs of how to handle the compact pedicab quickly and easily before heading off into the city. Drive to the beautiful Münster Cathedral or head over to the memorial at the Zwinger. Stop at a cafe to get supplies for a picnic near the Aasee, or just pedal through the Old Town. After 24 hours, return your rickshaw to the pickup spot.

Münster: Private Guided Rickshaw City Tour

9. Münster: Private Guided Rickshaw City Tour

Discover Münster's top sights on a rickshaw city tour. Hear fascinating dönekes from your local guide, see the beautiful Münster Dom, and stop to admire the many sculptures on the shore of the Aasee. Begin your tour at the Old City Hall and head to the Prinzipalmarkt. Next, drive to the imposing Schloss Münster and hear its rich history from your guide. Continue to the Aasee and see the many sculptures nearby. Stop to admire the beautiful baroque architecture of the Erbdrostenhof and see the Zwinger, part of the ancient city walls. Finish with a stop outside the Münster Cathedral. As you drive, hear a few dönekes from your driver.

Münster: Private City Rickshaw Picnic Tour

10. Münster: Private City Rickshaw Picnic Tour

Enjoy a romantic day out in Münster on this picnic rickshaw tour. Ride to a perfect picnic place, nibble on tarts and petit fours, and enjoy the sights of Münster. Meet your driver outside the Old City Hall in town and climb aboard. If you know a place, let your guide know where you'd like to have your picnic. If you're not sure, ask your driver for the perfect picnic spot. As you drive through town, admire the sights and stop to take pictures if you like. Nibble on some pastries and get comfortable with your blanket. Once you arrive at your picnic spot, spread out your blanket and enjoy your picnic of tarts, croissants, bread, and petit fours. Wash it all down with tart French lemonade.

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