The Nibelungen Museum Worms has dedicated itself to explaining the famous German saga of the Nibelung and its influence on German culture. The story of Siegfried, the dragon slayer and his wife Kriemhild taking revenge after his murder is the most famous heroic poem in Germany. The major parts of the saga took place in the southwest of Germany in Worms, which is one of the country´s oldest cities. Since 2001, Worms has been home to the Nibelungen Museum Worms and is dedicated to explaining the saga of the Nibelung to visitors from all over the world. The museum is housed in two converted towers from the 12th century and also includes parts of the historical city wall.