Muenchner Stadtmuseum /Munich Municipal Museum, Munich

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The cultural history of Munich, from its origin until present day, is housed in Muenchner Stadtmuseum /Munich Municipal Museum, which was founded in 1888 in the former arsenal and stables of the city. Learn about the evolution and growth of the city, and immerse yourself in art, architecture, fashion, food, and the city’s role in World War II. A photo collection, film museum, and puppet collection also make up part of this museum. Though a free information booklet is available, ask for an audio guide to get the most out of the museum. Work out when and for how long to visit Muenchner Stadtmuseum /Munich Municipal Museum and other Munich attractions using our handy Munich trip itinerary maker.
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  • July 28, 2017
    The museum is laid out to start you off with the city being founded and its growth over the years. It also covers the rise of the Nazi party, which happened here.  more »
  • July 17, 2017
    Museum well okay! You at first not so much to him, but later turns out to be pretty fun! We gave a lot of laughs in part reserved for puppets. There's also the exhibit on Nazism. Is very worthwhile!
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  • July 6, 2017
    We used the museum to get away from the heat and to learn more about the city and its history. You can get a audio guide but most texts and items are not in English. The collection of items shown seem...  more »

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