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Museum of the Bavarian Kings

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Address: Alpseestrasse 27, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49 8362 9264640
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Bavaria has become alive to me

This exhibition is so nicely planned that it gives you a comprehensive understanding of the rulers of Bavaria. You will learn a lot and see many valuable artefacts! I am... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Alice Man Kwan C
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little museum about the whole Bavarian kings dynasty and all their beautiful collection of artefacts.. take a audio guide..gives full explanation... located next to the beautiful alpsee lake..

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a good idea to go here befo first because you will have a better understanding of the castles and the personalities who lived there. The audio tour is not essential if you're willing to read the displays as you go.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This exhibition is so nicely planned that it gives you a comprehensive understanding of the rulers of Bavaria. You will learn a lot and see many valuable artefacts! I am particularly impressed by the whole set of ceramics of more than 300 pieces mounted on the walls! While this is not famous, you should just buy a swan combo and... More 

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

an informative museum for anyone who like history of royal family. you will be provide with digital audio tour guide and you can chose which information you wish to know. u need more than an hour to view this museum. full with pictures from the 1st Bavarian Emperor to the last Bavarian Emperor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They do a great job of giving you the story and keeping it interesting I think. Certainly worth checking out after the major two attractions and gives an interesting understanding to those with less European family history knowledge about how linked the dynasties of Europe were to two very key splits of one family from Bavaria.

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Thank Charles D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my day having a look here and around the Neuschwanstein Castle, but I think this was better. More to see inside and you can spend longer here than inside the castle.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We drove to the museum and got the combined tickets for the NeuS castle and the museum ( the Hohenschwangau was closed for repairs) There is parking available right in front of the museum. Of course this is not peak season and that helps. Also many of them visited only the castle and not the museum. While the history of... More 

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Zaanstad, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The museum itselfs tells a lot about the old bloodlines and the wealth the old kings had. There is an audiotour that you can take. it only takes up at least 1.5 hours. It is extremely small but worth a visit.

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Bel Air, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Well worth a visit. The castles are amazing, but skimp a bit on the history. Adding a museum visit is a must to anyone who wants to learn the history of the Bavarian royal families.

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Eichstätt, Bayern, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This little Museum features the History of the Wittelsbach Family, who were the Monarchs of Bavaria. You have to buy a ticket, which you can get either at the Ticket Center where it is often sold in one of the Combo-Tickets along with Tours to the Castles. But, if you only want to do the Museum, unlike the two Castles,... More 

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