Wurttemberg State Museum in Old Castle (Wurttembergisches Landesmuseum), Stuttgart

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The caste that houses Wurttemberg State Museum in Old Castle (Wurttembergisches Landesmuseum), a historical museum dating back to the origins of man, was built in the 13th century, then remodeled in the 16th century into the Renaissance style. During restoration after World War II, the castle was converted into a museum. Make your way through to see some of mankind's first art and musical instruments, then peer into the Bronze and Iron Ages, up to the Middle Ages, and on to the creation of the Weimar Republic in 1919. You will see many artifacts from throughout history, including items from more recent times, such as the clock collection, the glass collection, and the Royal Tomb and jewels. Use our Stuttgart itinerary builder to visit Wurttemberg State Museum in Old Castle (Wurttembergisches Landesmuseum) on your trip to Stuttgart, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The National Museum of Württemberg in the old palace, (Württembergisches Landesmuseum), is one of the museums, from the city of Stuttgart. It is located in the Centre of the city, at Schillerplatz. This museum is located in the old Castle in Stuttgart, (Altes Schloss), and houses an extensive and interesting collection, that helps to know the history of the region. This collection ranges from works of art of prehistory and the middle ages, until you reach the jewels in the Crown of the famous Dukes of Württemberg. The building has a beautiful courtyard, in which you must stop definitely awhile, to be able to see it in detail, as it deserves. Underground parking is available for letting the parked car and public transport close by such as U-Schlossplatz and U-Charlottenplatz.
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  • The building itself is a castle formerly of the old counts. Architecturally beautiful with a magnificent courtyard with balconies. Collection is historical can includes royal jewels and crowns, Swabia...  read more »
  • The museum itself is beautiful, with a good setup when you start on the 2nd floor. They do offer free audio guides, which did help a little, but if you don't know German well, then you will be at a di...  read more »
  • Good museum to know and understand stuttgart .
  • Small but nice theme and well kept.
  • An interesting museum definitely worth visiting if you're in Stuttgart
  • This is a first-class museum. The exhibits take you from prehistoric times through the early 20th century in Württemberg. There are many multimedia exhibits. Be aware that only about a third of the signs have an English translation. Audio guides are available in English, German (Hochdeutsch), and Swabian (Schwäbisch).
  • Great museum
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