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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  • My absolute favorite museum I've been to. There's just so much to see, you need a good 5 hours or more to really make your way through everything. Been here twice now and always thought I should pay more than what it costs. The museum is super clean and and so well organized, the staff ought to be proud of themselves. Great for family and friends and history buffs.
  • Fantastic museum with a lot to see. Would recommend giving yourself the best part of a day to see all of it, but the best part is the first floor which can be done in a couple of hours. Some of the exhibits are the best I have ever seen, the prehistory section was amazing!
  • Excellent. Very formal museum. Carvings are simply stunning. Large religious display. Not sure if a standard but very expensive and interesting. A must if you in Nürnberg for a few days.
  • One can spend a whole day here. Loved it how they have arranged everything as per the Era. Takes you back to the history and how the development occured.
  • 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.
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