Culture enthusiasts can experience a lot in Bad Harzburg and in the surrounding area:

Bad Harzburg:
historical pump room  with drinking cures, round hiking path to the historical Burgberg (a mountain), experience exhibition house of the nature, casino

Goslar (15 minutes’ drive):
Historic Town of Goslar with many timber-framed buildings, Kaiserplalz and mine museum Rammelsberg (both Unesco world heritage)

Wernigerode (30 minutes’ drive):
historical old town, Wernigerode Castle, town hall

Wolfsburg (50 minutes’ drive):
Experience park Autostadt, Phaeno (the world of phenomena - scientific "Mitmachmuseum"), designer outlet center for shopping

Bad Grund (40 Autominuten):
Flowstone cave of Iberger, world wood Harz (Arboretum) - you can discover on 600 subject ways, trees and shrub kinds from all over the world