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Great place for R. Strauss lovers.

Beautiful old building. Great listening possibilities in the basement. Exhibition small, but very... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
Turku, Finland
Small, accessible museum of exhibits on the composers life

A small, but accessible museum, just off the road south out of town, dedicated to the life of the... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2017
Frisco, Texas
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Nov 19, 2018
Nov 10, 2018
“Extremely civilised.”
The Richard Strauss Institute (RSI) is open to anyone interested in the composer Richard Strauss (1864-1949) and has much to offer to music lovers as well as to music professionals. The multimedia exhibition STRAUSS! MENSCH & MUSIK ENTDECKEN invites...more
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Schnitzschulstr. 19, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8821 9105950
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

By admission, I am a Strauss scholar, and I go there for research. If you are a Strauss fan enjoy the extensive CD/DVD collection and the displays. Beautiful grounds surrounding it, so much so,you should avoid Fridays when there are weddings on a regular basis....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bryan G
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Being exhausted from climbing the Zugspitze the day before I was very pleased to have the opportunity to visit this beautiful museum which was once the private residence of one of my favourite composers. The library upstairs is particularly interesting - an extraordinary collection of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank gourmet_gallois
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This is the location for a weekly concert, every Wednesday evening, provided by the Partenkirchen orchestra...a wonderful group providing free concerts. Also the site for the annual Strauss Festival, normally held in June.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank A2Cox
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Beautiful old building. Great listening possibilities in the basement. Exhibition small, but very interesting if interested in R.Strauss.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Egge2
Reviewed July 23, 2017

This small museum is right in the middle of Partenkirchen and easy to find. limited parking but the gardens are lovely.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank bbeerbower
Reviewed January 2, 2017

A small, but accessible museum, just off the road south out of town, dedicated to the life of the composer. We especially enjoyed the small figures used to stage the operas, with cut-outs for the curtains, backdrops, and set pieces for the stage. There was...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank rodneys462
Reviewed September 29, 2015

What a place. This town is so picturesque. I can't wait to go back next year. Everything is within walking distance. No car needed.

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed August 24, 2015

If you are a serious classical music person, this is a wonderful house to visit. The former home of Richard Strauss, now run as a museum/research place, if you visit you can begin to put into perspective some of his life and music. To sit...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband adores Richard Strauss's music and this was a real treat for him. We were passing through Garmisch and fortunately we fell over the Institute. We were unaware of the museum so it was a great treat. The rooma are well laid out with...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Nicely landscaped grounds, can walk your dog too. The Institute has regular events, in June there was a celebration of his birthday anniversary.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Expat1198
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