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Stadtmuseum Fembohaus (City Museum Fembohaus)

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Neighborhood: Altstadt - St. Sebald
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Address: Burgstrasse 15, 90403 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: (0911) 231 25 95
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This is an excellent museum about the history of the city located in a lovely old town house which I think was the only one to survive the war intact. You get an audio tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
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Carlisle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is an excellent museum about the history of the city located in a lovely old town house which I think was the only one to survive the war intact. You get an audio tour included and the day we went we had the place to ourselves. If you pay a little more you get a ticket which entitles you... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is one of the few places in old Nurnberg that was not destroyed by the bombing. In fact, it was the only house left standing. It is very interesting to see how wealthy people in Nurnberg. The audio tour is quite interesting, taking you back several generations. It is definitely worth a visit when you are in.Nurnberg/

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Rochester Hills, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This one starts on the top floor with a model of the city and description of the changes through the years. We heard it in German, but they probably can do it in English for you. Each of the lower floors follows one in habitant of the house and the history of the time. Very well done. There was a... More 

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Probably one of the most interesting part of this city tour! The feeling as we stood there was "errie"!

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was our favorite tour. It starts in the attic of the home with a video that corresponds to a wooden model of the city. As each place is featured, it lights up on the model. Take the elevator to the 4th floor and then work your way down through the rooms. The story of the family is very interesting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

located near the Hauptmarkt, this place is definitely worth a visit if you are in Nuremberg.It is value for money. It has a cool concept. It has a model of Nuremberg and it shows the history of the city when the light focuses on that part of the model. It projects the videos on the wall and you have the... More 

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Athens
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Go there if you want to know the history of this town. Very detailed material and an unbelievable presentation of a model of the city in the last floor.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is the city museum of Nuremberg and it is very well presented through the audio guide. The museum is housed in an old house that survived the bombing of WWII and the audio guide is narrated by the various historical figures who used to live in the house. Each person describes the rooms of the house and how they... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This museum presents the history of the city, across ages. For us, it was a great starting point to understand better the rest of the sights, and place them in a real context. This sight can provide audio-guides in English with no additional fee required. The admission fee is 5 EUR but, being a municipal museum, for an extra 2.5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you visit the museum you should definitely do the audio tour. It is very informative and makes the exhibits even more interesting. The story of the city and the house itself is told very well.

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