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Romisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum

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Relics of old

For a history passionate this museum is a must when in Mainz but don't make the mistake of thinking... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
mocris
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Germany
Excellent museum

I enjoyed my visit to the museum. I like Roman history and visited the Roman theater and the... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2017
ct-cruisers
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Connecticut
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Sep 8, 2017
“do not go here, the museum is closed”
Apr 11, 2017
“Very interesting”
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

This museum is closed until at least sometime in 2018, as it is moving to a new location. Don't make my mistake and try to visit. I was very sorry to miss it, as this was my one day in Mainz and I'm very interested...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

This museum had a lot of Roman finds in here from all over Germany and also the world!! I saw a Viking helmet that was also in the March National Geographic! These are copies, but very well done!

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

The museum is located on the banks of the Rhine in the castle of the Elector. It is very interesting. The idea of its foundation was quite good - Mainz has the very rich history, including even during Roman epoch. In principle, something preserved here...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

For a history passionate this museum is a must when in Mainz but don't make the mistake of thinking that's only for history readers. You have a wide array of relics from Roman times which you will surely enjoy seeing and reading about.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank mocris
Reviewed February 12, 2017

I enjoyed my visit to the museum. I like Roman history and visited the Roman theater and the ancient shipbuilding museum before coming here. The museum is free of charge. Inside, I found plenty of Roman artifacts found in the region. The signage was in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Lots of fine artefacts of interest to those with more than a casual interest in the classic Roman era. To attract a broader public a more modern display style is advised.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank kattullus
Reviewed July 31, 2016

What I appreciated most about this exhibit, spread over two floors of a nineteenth-century building, is that it gives a good overview of the ancient Roman empire in Europe and especially in the area of present-day Germany. It is mind-boggling to see how effectively and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Introvertica
Reviewed June 30, 2016

The museum is free of charge. I had difficulty because I know very little German so I was unable to read the exhibit descriptions. There were definitely interesting objects on display. This museum wouldn't be my first stop in Mainz but worth looking at if...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank AUGrad98
Reviewed January 24, 2016

Luckily this museum is free of charge. The items on show are interesting, but sadly enough the old building doesn’t lend itself to this kind of museum. Note also that there are a lot of facsimiles, but these are not indicated as such.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Midrac
Reviewed June 16, 2015

Not the best museum I have been to but worthwhile to have a walk through when you are visiting the area, no entry fee. Some Roman ruins, you can donate at departure.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank thesmdm
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