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Bavarian National Museum, Munich

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Bavarian National Museum features a collection of decorative art, with strong representations from the medieval to early modern periods. The collection is split into two groups: folklore and historical art. Keep an eye out for the carved ivory, textiles, glass painting, and tapestry pieces, which are popular with visiting art enthusiasts. English isn't often offered in descriptions, so hire a tour guide if you'd like detailed information. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Bavarian National Museum and many more Munich attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Munich trip itinerary maker.
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  • It is a large museum, so we only visited the medieval and barok exhibition. A lot of church interiors and the like, but also things like weaponery, some coins, bronze stuff and others (for middle ages...  more »
  • If you have any kind of interest in old wooden sculptures this is the place. This museum is a wood carver's European Shangri-La. The only bad thing I can say about the collection is that it's so big y...  more »
  • If you go here on Sunday it's only 1€ otherwise it's 9€, great museum worth a visit, lots of things to see from different eras of history, they have lockers for your belonging which you have to put yo...  more »
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  • I liked the section on the building history of Munich. The arts and crafts collections aren't that special though, that is, if you've been to lots of similar museums in Europe before (like I have). Do not expect new in-depth information, just some examples of clothing, musical instruments, Jugendstil, etc.
  • Good synthesis about the Bavarian artistic stiles. From 1200 to 1800 and over. Recommended
  • Amazing collection of 17th and 18th century art, sculptures. Definitely worth the price of admission. We went on Thursday for 7 euros each adult, children are free.
  • Collection is OK, ticket price is VERY affordable. Only problem is that most of the exhibition seems to be in German only, not tourist friendly without guilde.
  • A very interesting visit. We went on a Sunday so tickets were only 1 euro a person which was a steal for the size of this museum. We went during the holidays so they had the nativity scenes open which was also pretty interesting.