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Address: Fischerpfoertchen 10, 67547 Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: 00 49 (0) 6241 20 21 20
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Perhaps if I had been familiar with the Nibelungenlied ahead of time I would have enjoyed the visit more. As it was, the Wagner fan in our group was disappointed and the rest of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
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Conway, Arkansas
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Wellington NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In this very modern museum built in part of the old town wall, they take you back into the world of an "unknown author" of the 12th century, and he narrates all of the stories and circumstances of the Neibulunglied. We enjoyed the creation of this persona for this narrator, this unknown author. The Burgundian Kingdom settled here in Worms,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

This is a museum that tells a story rather than shows exhibits. The Nibelungen is a romantic saga of heroes, rather like our tales of King Arthur. Not recommended for young children as they wouldn't find it interesting.

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NC USA
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This museum will best be enjoyed by people who already have some knowledge of the Sigfried legend, or the epic poem The Nibelungenlied . The "museum" puts the story in its historical context in an absolutely brilliant way which can be experienced either in an hour short form, or two and a half hour long form. I read the poem... More 

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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

its completely different from your standard museum, excellent audio guide of this wonderful tale and the effect on German history

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Conway, Arkansas
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Perhaps if I had been familiar with the Nibelungenlied ahead of time I would have enjoyed the visit more. As it was, the Wagner fan in our group was disappointed and the rest of us were just baffled. There is an audio guide - if you have time to listen to the extra bits they are helpful, but they do... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

After reading some of the tripadvisor reviews I wasn't expecting much from the Nibelungen Museum, but I walked away wishing I had more time to finish the entire tour before I had to catch my train. The audio guide, which comes in English, is very good. The narrator explains the saga in an entertaining way and explains the history behind... More 

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Natal, RN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I went in knowing very little about the Nibelungenlied, and came out eager to read it and hear more of it. Very interesting museum, even though it's just an audio tour. Make sure you listen to it all! It takes some time, but I thought it was very worth it to stick with it to the end.

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brussels
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The museum is set in the old town wall, which makes it very atmospheric. It consists of two towers joined by a walkway. As you go up the first tower there are screens playing short clips from the original silent film of the Nibelungen, directed by Fritz Lang. As you stop at each station, the audio-guide gives you a paraphrased... More 

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