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Sorbisches Museum

Ortenburg 3-5, 02625 Bautzen, Saxony, Germany
+49 3591 2708700
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Wonderful to visit a museum dedicated to my Sorb ancestors

I was very excited to visit this museum as I have Sorb ancestors from this region of Germany. The... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2017
Pechfoodlover
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Canberra, Australia
Important archive of the Sorbian people

A relatively small, but important museum housing displays and artifacts documenting the culture of... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2016
Texprof
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Austin, Texas
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Ortenburg 3-5, 02625 Bautzen, Saxony, Germany
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+49 3591 2708700
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

I was very excited to visit this museum as I have Sorb ancestors from this region of Germany. The displays were depicted accurately the costumes and lives of Sorb people in Germany. I would highly recommend this is you are visiting Bautzen.

Thank Pechfoodlover
Reviewed March 28, 2016

A relatively small, but important museum housing displays and artifacts documenting the culture of the Sorbian people during the last millenium. The Lower and the Upper Sorbs, through an accident of history, became one of the ethnic minorities enclosed within German borders. Struggling to maintain...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2015

The small and modest museum a large people.Nice to see something, what you heard from grandparents 40 years ago and 2 ooo km. away!

Thank birkecarib
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nice museum if you are interested in history of slavic people in Europe. Srpski muzej offers you a lot of information about ancient serbian tribes and their recent history.

Thank Badexperience34
Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a very well laid out and presented museum that allowed us to have a much better understanding of the cultural history and future of the Sorbish race. The displays were detailed and informative and the staff very helpful.

Thank David P
Reviewed September 17, 2014

If you are interested in pottery, clothing and other artifacts, the museum has a very nice collection. If you are more interested in the history of the Sorbs, try The House of the Sorbs.

Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed June 20, 2014

My buddy took me here because this is part of his heritage and it was quite interesting. I can't recall the fee, but it was not exorbitant. This culture is well-known for their intricate easter egg painting among other things. This place is a must...More

Thank ERIC W
Reviewed June 2, 2014

I liked the iPhone-based audio tour in several languages that you can pick and choose based on number. Located in the castle, a great escape from the heat, too.

Thank UnstoppableTraveler
Reviewed October 18, 2013

This is a very comprehensive museum of the life and culture of this small ethnic minority. The exhibits are very well done and interesting. The highlight for me was the display of clothing and traditional celebrations. The major problem for us is that there is...More

Thank icewater
Reviewed December 4, 2012

For only 3 euro you can spend as much time as you want exploring the history of the Sorbs. Art, life, history .... everything under one roof. Something I liked a lot was the exhibition of the Sorb traditional dresses and clothes for formal and...More

Thank R V
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