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Trier two centuries ago

To its present location near Porta Nigra roman gate Trier city Museum (then it was called... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Interesting, but you need the audio guide

Excellent museum very close to the Porta Niagra. Excellent Nero exhibition was on while I was... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Bude, United Kingdom
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The City Museum Simeonstift in Trier shows art and cultural treasures from the Middle Ages to well into the 21th century. The exhibition is founded on a collection of valuable donations made by well-known citizens of the city. The artefacts on...more
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Simeonstr. 60 | Next to the Porta Nigra, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you come to this oldest town of germany, you should easily become informed about ist by visiting this little museum. It´s the neighbourbuilding of the tourist office, where you can get everything as a souvenir too. On two levels you can explore the history...More

Thank michaelduhr
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Okay museum, but only if you have time to spare. They have some history on the town, but also some other exhibitions. Ask for the free audioguide

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

To its present location near Porta Nigra roman gate Trier city Museum (then it was called differently) moved in the middle of last century as if on a temporary basis. And at the same time started working on the model named "Trier in the year...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Whilst a free audio guide is included in the price (€4 for AntiqCard holders), it only translates for a minority of artifacts and art in the museum. Also, the arrangement of objects is somewhat haphazard, with medieval material and then modern interpretations all in one...More

Thank genibre69
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Not a must, but still gives a good overview of ancient Trier. Due to the ongoing Nero exhibition I cant't tell much about what's normally shown.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Excellent museum very close to the Porta Niagra. Excellent Nero exhibition was on while I was there. Very well laid out and definitely worth a visit. I just wish I'd taken the audio guide, which I will next time.

Thank soul_man_dave
Reviewed 18 June 2016

We have been in the museum: an exhibition about the roman emperor Nero, seen through the ages in all kinds of media: literature, movie (remember Peter Ustinov ?) and opera. The rise and fall of the emperor. Next to it was the "normal" exhibition of...More

Thank cw f
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Don't forget to ask for an audio guide an you will make the most of your visit. You can see the original market cross and the original statues of the baroque fountain in Market Square. Try not to be in hurry, so you can enjoy...More

Thank Irmgard87
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

The museum provides a fascinating overview of the history of Trier. Good audio guide in German, English, French, or Dutch. Semi integrated with the Porta Nigra.

Thank bonsi7
Reviewed 11 October 2015

We had two hours to kill on a wet afternoon in Trier and chose to visit this museum. In fact it should be on most people's agenda: there are all sorts of interesting historic and artistic exhibits and a cinema with an equally interesting black...More

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