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The Roman frescos are amazing!

Lovely museum. Not too big, but with some really pretty pieces. Late-antique and Medieval finds... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Zeist, The Netherlands
Once it was a prison

A nice museum. Not a reliquary in the full sense of the word, though some of the exhibits could... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
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Bischof-Stein-Platz 1, 54290 Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Museum is good and has some really interesting Roman frescoes, but what really impressed me was the current art exhibition, in association with the 200th anniversary of Marx's birth in Trier. The exhibition really exceeded my expectations, it featured art from a number of...More

Thank davet65
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The artwork and sculpture in this museum is astonishing. There are no cameras permitted, but there are lockers available. I mention that first because the rest is just fantastic. Religious icons wall fragments and paintings, sculptures, carvings are all so finely displayed in a very...More

Thank Eric N
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I really wanted to like this place as I find religious art fascinating, however it ended up being a disappointment. All the signage and labeling is in German, which is fair enough seeing it is in Germany. However, when trying to use the phone to...More

Thank Jan_and_Ham
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Lovely museum. Not too big, but with some really pretty pieces. Late-antique and Medieval finds from around Trier cathedral with as absolute height the ceiling frescos from a Roman villa which once stood at the spot of the cathedral. They are so beautiful and if...More

Thank TCuperus
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is the first place I visited in Trier, although I did not plan to visit it. I did it for two reasons. First, I needed to use toilet. Second, I hoped to know more about the history. Although I was told that not much...More

1  Thank abuben
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The most important pieces in the museum are the restored ceiling frescoes from the imperial palace. Amazing restoration of the small preserved parts. A really unique images of members of imperial family and other persons. Incredible! Unfortunately it's not permitted to take photos.

Thank Mario I
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A nice museum. Not a reliquary in the full sense of the word, though some of the exhibits could find their place in reliquaries. For example, ancient crucifixes and icons. Interesting fragments of early altars, bishops ' tombstones and epitaphs, sculptures of Madonna and of...More

Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Small museum with unusual late Roman ceiling painting painstakingly restored, Fascinating puzzle of original fragments completed to give the full idea.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We didn't get a chance to see much of the regular museum since we spent so much time in the Nero Exhibit (which had been divided into 3 separate museums). This museum concentrated on Nero and the Christians. The audio guide was excellent as the...More

Thank mcco
Reviewed 30 August 2016

When I visited, the museum was virtually taken over by the Nero exhibition. This was interesting, but most of the rest of the actual museum was out of bounds. However, I did get to see the Constantine ceiling paintings which was the main reason for...More

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