Yearly archives: 2020


Due to the current situation concerning COVID-19, the Bavarian Ministry of Science has ordered that all state libraries and museums are closed. For this reason, the Röntgen Memorial is also closed until further notice. Guided tours that have already been arranged will not take place.

Roentgen Memorial temporarily closed


The Roentgen memorial is currently being renovated. It can still be visited. The conversion will be completed for the kick-off event of the anniversary year on April 6, 2020. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Under construction


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 […]

X-Ray 2020