Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg

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Germanisches Nationalmuseum-- Germany's largest museum of cultural history--houses an enormous collection of German cultural and art objects from prehistoric times to present day. Some highlights include the Cloth of St. Gereon, the oldest European tapestry still existing, plus portraits and paintings by Albrecht Dürer and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Most displays contain text only in German, and the layout can be a little confusing. Regardless, the quantity and quality of the collection makes this worth a stop. With our world travel planner, Nuremberg attractions like Germanisches Nationalmuseum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Very impressive Museum with beautiful exhibits well presented as for instance the Golden ship. Interactivity is a little short.
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  • This museum I have visited once before many years ago (before the new construction), found it completely reorganised. We had a short guided tour through a part of the collection, which I found quite impressive. Like, I go here again if the opportunity arises.
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  • The museum was founded in 1852, to deal with everything "Germanic" (meaning the German-speaking world) from prehistoric times to the present. It is an amazing collection of art, cultural objects, docu...  more »
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  • Excellent museum. Go and see their top objects if nothing else. Mostly all labelled in English as well. Very good cafe. Well worth the ticket price. Don't miss the gold hat in prehistory section.
  • This was a marvelous look at some of the ancient history of Germany, and an especially close look at its medieval and baroque periods. The attendants were a little harsh in enforcing their rules (jackets cannot be carried by your side), but I suspect that it's mostly a cultural difference and can't really fault them for enforcing their own rules. All in all, we had a wonderful and educational experience visiting.
  • Great museum. All reading info is available in English. Great variety of objects. I will always recommend it.
  • Extraordinary museum for the amount of objects collected. The section dedicated to paintings is also very good. The only negative note is that it is a dispersive place and you easily lose because it is really huge. For the rest I suggest it!
  • Fantastic and huge museum. You can easily spend a full day here. Nice cafe inside.

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