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The Pinakothek

Barer Strasse 27 | Eingang Theresienstrasse, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
49 0 89 23805-216
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Ranked #7 of 157 Attractions in Munich
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Housing much of the city's most famous artwork, this museum's...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Tue 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Housing much of the city's most famous artwork, this museum's collection includes renowned international works from the 14th through the 18th centuries.
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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

unfortunatelly due to renovation a part is closed still a great museum to visit ..van dyke, tintoreto, bruegel, robens, poussin.... amazing collection

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Only 1 Euro on a Sunday! Great collection from the Old Masters. Some of the building was being renovated and hence closed, which was a shame. The Cafe gets a little busy, but we managed OK. The loud voice of some of the guided tour guides can be annoying, particularly when they tell you to keep quiet while they do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Not to big and not too small. Popular artists, Rodan, Renoir, Van Gogh, etc. Good for an hour or 2 and has complimentary headsets in various languages

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Paphos, Cyprus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Having visited two world class museums, in Basel and London, last month, we expected the same high standards. We were a little disappointed but the art made up for any shortcomings in the venue. We visited the current Canaletto exhibition. The building is very hard to find since there are no signs from the underground station and some streets have... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The Alte Pinakothek (Old Pinakothek) is an art museum in part of Munich's "Kunstareal" (the "art area"). Houses some fantastic art by Rubens, Albrecht Dürer, Leonardo da Vinci, Pieter Bruegel, and Raphael to name a few. While visiting the museum, about 1/3 of the galleries were closed due to renovations. Time for visit - 2+ hours

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Many of the works of the masters with MIA due to construction. Most of it is closed off, and that which is open isn't displayed well. It's small, the paintings don't have any descriptions or info and it really left me feeling disappointed. If I hadn't payed seven Euro I'd feel less ripped off. Go on a Sunday and pay... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

After visiting the New Pinakothek, the Alte Pinakothek was a nightmare. Most of the rooms are closed for renovation. The audio guide was included in the admission, but highlighted so few of the displayed artwork that it did not enhance our experience. While the rooms had numbers on them, there was no corresponding text to explain what pictures were in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

What get to you is the architecture of the building, and then the art hits you too. The playful architecture matches the modern art, and they have some great piece of art there too. I would recommend you to use at least four hours there.

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Canoletitie exhibition was fabulous but the whole place was outstanding we spent a day there and only saw one and a half of the three galleries

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The only place in Munich where the staff were rude. Very little art to actually view here - the museum is undergoing renovation and has much of it's collection in storage. The price does reflect this but the remaining art on display could have a great selection on show.

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