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Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum)

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Address: Weimarerallee 1, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 651-435-88
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: This museum chronicles the history and culture of Trier and the Mosel...
This museum chronicles the history and culture of Trier and the Mosel Valley.
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Confusing but enjoyable

Most of the other reviews are pretty accurate. If you do not speak German you should get an English audio guide from the gift shop. They are not expensive. In each section there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Most of the other reviews are pretty accurate. If you do not speak German you should get an English audio guide from the gift shop. They are not expensive. In each section there is only a short bit written English the rest is only in German. There are small lockers you can put you stuff in for a 1€ coin... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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12 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We were in Trier in a rainy day and after the tourist tour we were recommended to go to the Landes Museum. Since it was drizzly and cold we decided to follow the advice. The person at the ticket counter was not the most pleasant to start with and we could not get ourselves well understood. Perhaps they have audio... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I love Roman and German history, so I loved Trier and the Rheinisches Landesmuseum, it exceeded my expectations. The exhibits are adequately spaced and an English language brochure is available for visitors not proficient in German. As a collector of Roman coins, I was and am amazed to see the Roman hoard of gold aurei, as well of other hoard... More 

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San Diego, CA
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6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

enjoyed every second of my visit to Trier and to this museum. it was all fascinating and i was fortunate to visit during the "off-season" so there were no crowds and i could really spend time savoring the museum exhibits and pondering the Roman culture as it is shown here. recommend without hesitation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The museum covers pre-history to modern times, but their Roman collection - particularly the mosaics - is the highlight. Th exterior of the building gives no hint of how modern, light and spacious it is inside. Reasonable entrance fee, and lockers where you can drop your bag and not have to lug it around. Highly recommended.

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

What I like about this place was the roman period of Trier. They have a remarkable collection of archaeological objects from Romans. It was great to see some roman sculptures with their original colors. The Roman mosaics were beautiful as well. The rest of the museum is ok, with some interesting pieces. On the other hand, I had the fortune... More 

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I found the museum extremely interesting and it is definitely worth a visit. A good variety of exhibits

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is a great museum of Roman antiquities. The prehistoric and medieval and early modern galleries are of some interest but the superbly presented Roman objects are outstanding. Particularly important are the grave monuments, especially the one carved in the shape of a wine ship, the mosaics and the early Christian remains (graveslabs with Christian symbols, lamps and vessels with... More 

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Standish, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Loved all of it,this museum has the largest collection off Roman finds in Germany too many to show.what they do tho is awesome

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Ohio
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

It was a bit confusing to get started for us as we had bought our tickets at the tourist Information office near the Porte Nigra so the folks at the Museum did not give us the full run down. Once we figured out we need to go downstairs to get started it was as simple as following the numbers throughout... More 

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