The history of the Landesmuseum Mainz
Napoleon presents 36 paintings to the Mainz département capital; founding of the Gemäldegalerie (painting gallery). Exhibition of Roman finds on display in an “Antiques Hall”.
Art dealer M. von Metzler, who moved from Baden-Baden to Mainz, donates paintings.
Copper engraving collection and the painting collection merge.
A. M. Laské donates around 13,000 prints and drawings.
The antiquity museum moves into the former royal stables, the "Golden-Ross-Kaserne", at Große Bleiche.
Most of the museum’s exhibits are saved in the war as they were put into storage but the building is destroyed.
Inner wing of building rebuilt as storage and restoration of front of building with the aid of the French military government.
Re-opening of restored museum complex.