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Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant

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Curious selection of interesting exhibits

I'm a museum addict, and my new favorite focus is city museums. This one defies easy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Berlin, Germany
Beautiful History & Art

Well worth the time if you love history. Great artifacts and paintings. Large amount of Roman... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hauptstrasse 97, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 5834020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a museum addict, and my new favorite focus is city museums. This one defies easy categorization. There is a very diverse selection of exhibits, spread between two buildings. A bit of a maze, as others have said. The archeology exhibits have some amazing items,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the time if you love history. Great artifacts and paintings. Large amount of Roman period items, loved seeing all the Roman coins, pottery, jewelry and glassware. It is a bit of a mouse maze but clean, quiet, easy access and very informative. They...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 February 2019

Kurpfalzisches Museum, or Palatinate Museum. Containing everything from paintings, some of which had views of Heidelberg as well as Perkeo as the subject, to porcelain, furniture etc.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 15 November 2018

My favourite parts of this museum are the rooms in the old palace building facing onto the Haupstraße, and the archeology section. Heidelberg was one a large Roman settlement, and there are lots of original artifacts, as well as excellent context and displays. The English...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank erinatlarge
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We found the restaurant in a court yard of the museum. It was separate from a busy crowded walking tourist street. The design and setting were classical, old-aged, and charming. We like the ambience and dishes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thanh thao t
Reviewed 4 September 2018

i visited especially to view the Riemenschneider altar, and was not disappointed. Surprisingly, one can walk right up to this remarkable sculpture. this is a fine museum, tho i almost missed the entry.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The food was manageable, although a bit pricey. But the service deserves the distinction of worse in town. The waiters are slow and careless: one of them SAT FOR A SMOKE with a couple of friends in one of the tables.... during his shift! He...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rafael B
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Immerse yourself in Heidelberg by visiting this museum. It takes you on a tour through the agrs, through the arts and through the German culture - stunning!

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank eleneb2017
Reviewed 26 June 2018

The Historical Museum of the Palatinate (the name for this region of Germany, derived from the Latin word palatium, meaning “palace”) references the period in Germany history during which it was ruled over by a prince of Holy Roman Empire. The floor plan of this...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank thetravelorganizer
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Its a great hodgepodge of artifacts and curiosities from centuries of regional history. Great for museum lovers! Lots of corners to explore.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Kristan S
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12 May 2017|
Response from Alison L | Reviewed this property |
No parking directly around the museum, it is pedestrianised. Parking further out is available and it is easy to walk.