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The history of the Nibelungen saga and Xanten's Siegfried

When you know about the Nibelungen Saga this is an interesting museum to visit. It takes you... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2017
SeimenBurum
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
a place I can easily miss

That´s the only place where I don´t go with friends and guests. Some of the exhibits are rather... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2013
Lisa K
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Xanten, Germany
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Dec 9, 2017
“The history of the Nibelungen saga and Xanten's Siegfried”
Sep 16, 2018
“Disappointing”
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

This could be so much better. The legend of the Niebelungen is an interesting tale, but this museum doesn't do it justice. There is a good section on how the stories were seized upon and misused by the Nazis, but otherwise it's very dry. OK...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2017

When you know about the Nibelungen Saga this is an interesting museum to visit. It takes you through the history of the Saga and the Siegfried character who came from Xanten. Also the interpretation by Richard Wagner and the embrace and misuse by the Nazi's...More

Thank SeimenBurum
Reviewed November 13, 2015

I agree with the other reviewers that this is not exactly a must-see. It is all about the Siegfried-saga, and one gets a crude overview of that fairly famous story. There are items on display by which parts of the story are told. I'm not...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed June 4, 2014

They have one of the most fanous storys of Germany and a great place to present it, even a medieval tower. The museum is very boring, no sound effects or whatever, very old fashioned

Thank Rob N
Reviewed November 25, 2013

That´s the only place where I don´t go with friends and guests. Some of the exhibits are rather interesting, but one needs a guide to understand what the place is about.

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