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Richard Wagner Museum (Wahnfried)

Richard-Wagner-Str. 48, 95444, Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany
+49 921 7572816
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Great Museum for the Wagner fan

We took the train from Nürnberg to Bayreuth today to visit the Richard Wagner Museum. It was only... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Singent
,
Halifax, Canada
via mobile
Well laid out museum

Worth a visit if you are interested in the history of music of 19th century Europe, as well as the... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
Josephine A
,
Accra, Ghana
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Richard-Wagner-Str. 48, 95444, Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We took the train from Nürnberg to Bayreuth today to visit the Richard Wagner Museum. It was only 19€ return for two adults and it took just under an hour each way. The grounds of the Wagner Museum are beautiful and benches are available to...More

Thank Singent
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Worth a visit if you are interested in the history of music of 19th century Europe, as well as the social life of the German elite and not so elite. Beautiful garden(s)

Thank Josephine A
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The museum has been entirely revamped. Not much is left from the previous objects and documents. Nice to visit, some documents are interesting to read, but apart from that, the museum is rather empty and does not - at least to me - convey a...More

Thank profdrdipling
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Richard Wagner Museum complex includes the new museum itself, the restored Villa Wahnfried, and the Siegfried Wagner house. An English audio guide is available that covers all three. The new museum includes a fabulous collection of historical set design models, displays of costumes from...More

Thank Paul C. P
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Worth allowing plenty of time for House, museum and a coffee break. The basement of the Museum has some impressive high tech, as well as part of Wagners library - the Saga and myth section of his collection. Lovely visit, friendly staff.

Thank Ankalima
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Excellent museum with the modern building particularly notable. I could have spent the whole day in the sound archive room but the model sets and costumes were fascinating. The house itself has been rebuilt following bomb damage and has some very interesting rooms. A must...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I saw Wahnfried several years ago and again now after the remodel. The new building--quite striking and Bauhaus looking--housing the museum store and small cafe is nice and the attendants are friendly. The shop does not have a lot of interesting souvenirs. I agree Wahnfried...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Entrance in THE new building, free audioguide and historical exposition About opera , costumes, settings etc in THE basement., groundfloor temporary expo s and next THE villa wanfried where You feel THE spirit and living world of THE master and his suroundings . End with...More

Thank marcmgvanhoey
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The Wagner museum is located a few minutes walk from the pedestrian zone. They provide an audio guide in multiple languages, as well as guided tours. It consists of 3 buildings each with a different focus. The new museum houses the performance history of the...More

Thank ceejayxx
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The new part is modern and very interesting, try the place with headphones selecting bit of his operas, not only from Bayreuth. The sound is terrific. The old house of Wagner itself has a nice history line of his life and operas on the first...More

Thank enare
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pete721
Has Wahnfried re-opened yet?
2 May 2015|
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Response from gillmanken | Reviewed this property |
Already re-opened in July this year.
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