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Martinskirche (St. Martin's Church)
The most prominent historic building in Müllheim, St Martin's Church is built on the site of a large 1st century A.D. Roman villa.
Before the current church was built, the site was occupied by a wood-built church of the 8th century, when the area was part of the Frankish empire, followed in the 11th century by a stone-built church that was extended multiple times.
The tower interior is decorated with important murals showing scenes of Judgement Day dated to the second half of the 14th century. The tower wa...
Evangelische Stadtkirche (Protestant Parish Church)
The Protestant church is a new gothic style building constructed out of red sandstone and inaugurated in 1881, taking over from St Martin's church which had until then served as the Protestant parish church.
Typically for the 19th century, the church borrows from the middle ages architectural style, such as the pointed arches above the windows and main doorway and the ribbed vault in the nave and presbytery.
Galleries can be found above the entire length of the side aisles, and above the ma...
Margarethenkapelle (St Margaret's Chapel)
The chapel is a branch of St. Martins Church, first mentioned in 1372 - perhaps the endowment of the owners of the Rosenburg - located in the lower Müllheim cemetry (which until 1837 served as the cemetry for the whole of Müllheim).
Having fallen into disrepair, the chapel was rebuilt in 1756 as a simple baroque building with epitaphs of the 18th and 19th centuries and a rooftop 'ridge turret' with a slim onion dome. The chapel bell dating from 1691 is today part of the old cemetary memorial, and the ...