X-Ray 2020

On November 8, 1895, Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen in the Physics Institute of the Julius Maximilians University in Würzburg named the rays that he named, which he initially called X rays. His discovery of a completely new type of radiation marks the 125th time in 2020. The first Nobel […]


Roentgen Memorial has been awarded

The Roentgen Memorial was awarded the Excellence Award by Tripadvisor. Since 2010, point of interests providing a consistently great service are awarded with a certificate of excellence.  The award is given to facilities that have received consistently great travel reviews on TripAdvisor throughout the past year.


Röntgen moves to CCW

In the new part of the Congress Centre Würzburg a board informs visitors about the sensational discovery of the X-Rays on November 8, 1895 made by Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen and the Roentgenmemorial, that is just 500 meters away from CCW in the building of the former Institute of Physics of the University Würzburg. […]


Roentgen Memorial awarded as Historic Site

The European Physical Society (European Physical Society, EPS) honored on 7 June 2016 the place where Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen on 8 November 1895 discovered the X-rays as a “Historic Site”. It is the third “Historic Site” in Germany, in Europe 29 places are awarded. With this award, the EPS recognizes the […]


Würzburg will celebrate #IDOR2015

120 years ago, Prof. Röntgen made his sensational discovery of the X-rays. To remember his work, the Röntgenkuratorium Würzburg e.V. (a non-profit organization) together with the city of Würzburg, University Würzburg and University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt are inviting to celebrate the International Day of Radiology (IDOR) at Prof. Röntgen’s […]