Wernigerode is a town in the Harz district of central Germany. Its old town is characterized by its half-timbered houses, including the medieval Town Hall and the leaning Crooked House. On the outskirts, Wernigerode Castle houses a museum and has views of the town. The Harzer Schmalspurbahnen rail network links Wernigerode with Drei Annen Hohne station, where the Brockenbahn steam trains depart for Mt. Brocken.