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An interesting museum with lots to see

We didn't plan to visit any museum in Stein Am Rhein. But it was raining so we were looking for... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Fabulous, do not miss!!

We absolutely loved this museum. First off the Swiss gentleman at the door was excited to tell us... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Gail B
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

We didn't plan to visit any museum in Stein Am Rhein. But it was raining so we were looking for something to do indoors. We were so glad we visited the museum. It has got rooms with original 15th century paintings, still in tip top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved this museum. First off the Swiss gentleman at the door was excited to tell us that this was one of the only monasteries in the world to have original paintings with no touch ups. It was awesome to be welcomed and have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Although hundreds of tourists were in Stein am Rhein, we had this excellent small museum almost to ourselves on the day we visited. The building is attached to the local church and its structure and gardens extend down to the edge of the Rhein. Unfortunately,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Stein am Rhine is a beautiful town but limited on attractions. This monastery is worth the visit, adults are 5€ and children are 3€ cash only. It had a wonderful view of the river and amazing rooms to see. They have a guide pamphlet in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

While other tourists are walking up and down the old town and along the river front, take some time out to visit this absolute gem of a sanctuary. Excellent guide in English at the reception which describes the rooms, all a bit quirky and fascinating...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Was a surprise to find such an old historical building in such good condition. Beautifully located by the river.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 12, 2017

We purchased a 7f combination ticket which also gave access to the Lindwurm museum near the town gate. A lot of tourists walk around the outside area and along the river bank but very few take the opportunity to go inside and look round the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

We wish we had visited the inside of this very beautiful building. The architecture on the outside is very interesting and quite unique. Very charming structure in a very charming town.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Marcel F
Reviewed May 19, 2017

When I visited here on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 in the early afternoon the dark haired man at the ticket desk completely ignored me in favor of typing on his computer. I pulled out my money and waited, looked around, waited some more and once...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Brenda K
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Walking in the Closter one can just see the monks walking around in thoughts and prayers... There is a door opening to the Rhine and I could see the boats bringing people and supplies...the garden is one of the most tranquil places I have seen,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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