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Only if you are fond of Bavarian kings’ history

In case if you are really interesting in Bavarian kings’ history this is must have to visit. Lots... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
Юлия П
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Only go if you're a Bavaian Royalty fan or need to kiil time between castle visits...

A smallish museum - NO bags of any size are allowed so you have to place them in lockers (EUR 1... read more

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Alpseestr. 27, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8362 9264640
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Reviewed yesterday

A smallish museum - NO bags of any size are allowed so you have to place them in lockers (EUR 1 coin required which is returned when you take your bags out). Unless you have an avid fascination for the Bavarian Royalty, it's not really...More

Thank Jo-C-72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is on lake Alpsee below the Royal castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. The permanent exhibition shows the history of the Wittlebach dynasty and other Bavarian kings.

Thank Peach P
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This museum left me more rather than less confused about Bavarian history, as it presents too much complex genealogy. However it has some beautiful individual pieces in and, importantly this summer, it is AIR CONDITIONED! :) The loos here are in a much better state...More

Thank LondonLady321
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

If you have time between your visits to the castles, you can visit this smallish museum. Not that interesting, more a pleasant time killer while your wait for your timed entry to the castles.

Thank Philiph S
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We intended to visit this museum after visiting both castles (it was part of our collective ticket). However, when we entered they wouldn’t even allow me to take my very small purse in with me (while I can understand not allowing large backpacks into the...More

Thank austinfamilyof4
Reviewed June 27, 2018

contrarily to the rest of attractions in the area, there are no queues to visit this museum do not expect many valuable historical objects here. it is rather a didactic museum to know about the history of bavaria and its monarchy. do not misunderstand me,...More

Thank atontao
Reviewed June 26, 2018

The museum has a decent collection of art and artifacts, the history is presented in a very detailed and organised manor. The audio tour is awesome if you have kids, have poor vision, or can't read (I assume you can if you are reading this)...More

Thank grayareaguns
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The museum does focus on the Bavarian Kings, and it is nice to learn some about them while visiting the castle, but overall it is an underwhelming experience. The displays are not that many. The videos - some did not work. It wasn't presented in...More

Thank Jeffery C
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

A very educational experience giving the background for the Bavarian kings and a lot of detail about Ludwig II as well. I would recommend doing this before the castles as it gives a different perspective

Thank Darkwombat
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

In case if you are really interesting in Bavarian kings’ history this is must have to visit. Lots of information about Wittelsbach royal family.

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We went there in Sept and we popped in for an hour before our tours - say 10-11am and then went back there after from, say, 4-5pm. Just need to allow time to walk to the furthest castle. You can get a horse and cart but... More