State ornithological station in Seebach

Seebach, first mentioned in 859, is a district of the town of Mühlhausen. The village is located between the Unstrut and the Hainich National Park and is only 5 km away from Mühlhausen. This offers numerous opportunities for excursions to the historic old town of Mühlhausen and the Hainich National Park. The oldest German bird sanctuary - the Seebach State Bird Sanctuary, which is also a branch of the Thuringian State Institute for the Environment and Geology - is located in the moated castle built around 1200 and is of supraregional importance.

The ornithological station will remain closed until the end of 2023 due to renovation work.


State ornithological station in Seebach
Lindenhof 3
99998 Mühlhausen OT Seebach

Phone: +49 3601 7891018
publicly accessible

free entrance

Photography allowed


further information

Distance to public transport:
300 Meter
Guided tours
guided tour (only) with registration

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Legal information

Name of company

Association of the Friends of the Ornithological Station, H.-M. Menge
Lindenhof 3
99998 Mühlhausen / OT Seebach

Phone: +49 3601 7891018


Wirtschaftsbetriebe Mühlhausen GmbH
Windeberger Landstraße 73
99974 Mühlhausen


Tel.: +49 3601 404770


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