In 1552, the beautiful Renaissance residence became Katharina Luther's hospital and death house after she suffered a tragic accident while fleeing the plague in Wittenberg just outside Torgau from which she never recovered.
The Käthe Kollwitz House (also known as the Rüdenhof) is where the famous artist Käthe Kollwitz spent the last months of her life. Today the house serves as a memorial and museum with an extensive exhibition on the life and work of Käthe Kollwitz.
The history of tin washing dates back to the 16th century. The tin washer IV represents a significant technological innovation of ore processing with far reaching importance for mining in central Europe and worldwide.
Inside the courtyard of the Arno Lippmann shaft main building the original hoisting engine, fabricated by VEB NOBAS Nordhausen, has been preserved. Performing 450 KW of power it allowed hoisting material with 4 m/s.
Today, the stamp mill consists of several ore dressing buildings of different ages set in a row. An Aufschlagwassergefluter (motive-water channel) runs on the slope side to provide the necessary water to operate the water wheel located at the stamp mill gable.