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Bavarian National Museum (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum)

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Address: Prinzregentenstr. 3, 80538, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0049 89 211 24-01
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fantastic Venue, worth the walk !!

My wife and I hadn't planned on going to this amazing estate, but we're glad we did. It was amazing, one beautiful sight after another.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 13, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

My wife and I hadn't planned on going to this amazing estate, but we're glad we did. It was amazing, one beautiful sight after another.

Thank tdammen
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

This museum has amazing exhibits. I was in awe of what I saw. I could have spent longer were it not for the fact that I do not understand German. If you are in international tourist who does not understand German, this place is difficult. I did get the audio guide. However, most of the numbers (that explained the pieces)... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

There is a lot to see in the museum and it is best to be discerning about what to see and what can be skipped. When you get your ticket you also get a museum map and can decide what to see. Their medieval collection is large and well worth seeing. It has church carvings, statues, Byzantine ivories, stained glass,... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Beautiful, rich collections of bavarian furnitures, porcelain, religious artwork, impressive items of local art nouveau, somptuos jewellery and clothes, musical instruments.

Thank ZAS2014
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

An impressive collection of treasures but much of it, particularly the upper level, fails to tell any story. I was confused about the objectives of the displays. Was this simply a safe place to store priceless items or was the history of Bavaria really only about gold and silver baubles? A clue is in the gift-shop where replicas of some... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The collections are wide reaching and beautiful, as is the museum itself. The "cribs" or creches are amazing, and the museum includes everything from expensive clothing to rustic interiors. I was awed by the museum, and mystified at how few people were there. It is a quick walk from the Lehel U stop, and totally worth a visit.

Thank Betty B
Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

There was a business private visit with a big Group of people. We've done a guided Tour and enjoyed fantastic food in the restaurant located in the museum building baseline. Great mix museum and restaurant. Everybody enjoyed.

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Deer Isle, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

We explored this museum because we were interested in the history of Bavaria. It was interesting, but it really had more to do with medieval religious art and icons than Bavarian history. The art was interesting, but more than 3/4 of the signage was only in German. It is inexpensive and a nice rainy day activity, but it's not recommended... More 

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Just to spend a couple of hours on transfer. Absolutely worth visiting if you like churc art from ancient periods and countries. Very special the explanations. Already the building itself is great to see.

Thank Ad M
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

There are many museums in Munich, and this was recommended as I am interested in ceramics/porcelain. It is large and beautiful building with many floors. The reception desk lady spoke no English which was surprising at a tourist attraction. Entry was around 7euros.The hand held commentaries were fiddly but useful once mastered as they can be used in English.Some of... More 

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