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Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant

Hauptstrasse 97, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 5834020
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Small but lovely

Lovely art, generally quite local. lot of history and several rooms set up with period furnishings... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
oli h
San Diego, California
A maze of history

This is a very in-depth museum with exhibits covering many parts of the history, natural history... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ellen C
Northborough, Massachusetts
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Hauptstrasse 97, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 5834020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely art, generally quite local. lot of history and several rooms set up with period furnishings. Quite a varied collection. While we were there there was a good show about John Lennon. Many photos and albums covers and artifacts. Fun to see and relive it...More

Thank oli h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very in-depth museum with exhibits covering many parts of the history, natural history, archaeology, art, and contemporary art of the entire region. Unfortunately for many, there is no descriptions in English. The hubby who speaks no German enjoyed the art, but could...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This museum could use some more information and explanations of what the items are on display, particularly in the English language so that others can enjoy them. It's an interesting building with lots of rooms full of old items from different periods of time, and...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Visited this museum right in the city center of Heidelberg.. very educational and a good way to understand the past.. museum is very accessible with a huge content of paintings, different period dresses and lot of history to offer

Thank yolyg2015
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a fabulous museum that you absolutely must go to. Yes much of it is only in German but the room-sets are brilliant and the art is amazing - such a great number of masterpieces. It is quite hard to navigate (we couldn't find...More

1  Thank Alison L
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This museum has everything and it goes on forever. In addition to the art on the walls and the china and other items in glass cabinets, don, t forget to pay attention to the furniture, chandeliers, fireplaces, ceilings, wallpaper. Some reviewers complained about lack of...More

1  Thank Judy L
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I paid $ 6 at the museum which i think is too much considering that I could understand Nothing is all in german and it seems they are not prepared to receive international visitors. The paintings are very interesting however the archeological side is not...More

Thank claudiaroel
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I love this museum! This came highly recommended by my guide tour at the Heidelberg Castle, Haggar. From the outside, it looks like a normal building but once you're inside, it's a maze! One can get lost very easily. I wish they can organize the...More

1  Thank Daphnie C
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This museum does really have some nice stuff to show: nice paintings, sumptuous period rooms and a nice archaeology collection with quite a few early Medieval findings. But there's just no main story/message in the museum, it's a mish-mash of small rooms with lot's of...More

Thank TCuperus
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is a great museum to visit whilst staying Heidelberg, especially great preparation for visiting den Schloss Heidelberg (castle) as it illustrates the local history focusing on the Electoral Palatinate (Kurpflaz), and the "Winter King" Fredderick V. This is a significant part of history following...More

Thank McrPhil
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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.