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Museum am Strom - Hildegard von Bingen

Museumstr. 3, 55411 Bingen am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6721 184353
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Came all the way from Frankfurt on 3 trains to get here only to find out they will not let you in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A lot of information well presented about the visionary woman (and Saint) - easily found on the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
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Directly at the Gateway to the UNESCO World-Heritage "Mittelrheintal" (Central Rheine Valley), the Museum am Strom invites visitors to experience fascinating Encounters with 2000 years on the river Rhine. Permanent and Special exhibitions about Hildegard of Bingen, Rhine Romanticism, Roman Age and town history present themselves in the magnificent Setting of the "Binger Loch" in the historic power plant of 1898. On the doorstep, the "Hildegarden" and the attractions of the "Kulturufer Bingen" make more discoveries possible ...
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Museumstr. 3, 55411 Bingen am Rhein, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6721 184353
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came all the way from Frankfurt on 3 trains to get here only to find out they will not let you in unless you have cash. They do not even have a credit card machine to buy books from the gift shop. Not only is...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A lot of information well presented about the visionary woman (and Saint) - easily found on the Rhein promenade upriver from the train station. Information is not limited to St. Hildegard but also some fascinating Roman surgical instruments (with their uses), and some historical information...More

1  Thank msgtp
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The museum is situated along the waterfront not far from the Bingen City railway station. Housed in the old electricity building, the museum boasts a small yet impressive exhibition of Roman surgical equipment. The main focus of the museum is the life and times of...More

1  Thank JDLOA
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I knew about Hildegard von Bingen through her music. I was thrilled to find what an exemplary life she led, including being a conduit for information and support to some of the leading political figures of her time. An herb garden that was the beginning...More

1  Thank Monika F
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I had never heard of Hildegard before visiting Bingen but with references to her everywhere we decided to visit the museum to find out more about her life. The museum is not big but it is crammed with information and in 2 hours we learned...More

Thank Colin A
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This museum is small but packed with information about Hildegarde's life and times. There are various translations available from the desk and they are comprehensive. The cost is €3 and was well worth it to me. Other than Hildegarde, there are some artifacts and displays...More

Thank mw35nyc
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Pluses: Entrance on the day we visited was free. Easy access & location: the museum is located next to the Rhine. Parking is available, not free. Dogs allowed (this was a minus for us as my husband is very allergic to dogs). There are 'Roman'...More

1  Thank enwee
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Sadly this museum was closed Mondays and we were scheduled to leave next day. For everything I have read on Hildeard this will be on a for sure stop next trip.

Thank Sandi A
Reviewed 30 June 2015

A delightful building with a very detailed exhibit about Hildegard's life plus a small 'Hildegarten' nearby. Excellent info, English translation available if needed. Our visit was badly impacted by the very intrusive voice of a woman guide who appeared to be telling a group of...More

Thank Churps
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We visited this museum on a trip to the Rhineland area in September, 2014. I have a degree in music history and was interested in learning more about Hildegard, but I have to say it was a bit disappointing. Among the best things were the...More

Thank Discdogmom
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