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Address: Schnitzschulstr. 19, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49 8821 910950
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00

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What a place. This town is so picturesque. I can't wait to go back next year. Everything is within walking distance. No car needed.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2015
Phil A
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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

What a place. This town is so picturesque. I can't wait to go back next year. Everything is within walking distance. No car needed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

If you are a serious classical music person, this is a wonderful house to visit. The former home of Richard Strauss, now run as a museum/research place, if you visit you can begin to put into perspective some of his life and music. To sit in the library listening to the Alpine Symphony with a full score whilst seeing the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2014

My husband adores Richard Strauss's music and this was a real treat for him. We were passing through Garmisch and fortunately we fell over the Institute. We were unaware of the museum so it was a great treat. The rooma are well laid out with the composer's desk and some of his clothes. There are lots of scores and an... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

Nicely landscaped grounds, can walk your dog too. The Institute has regular events, in June there was a celebration of his birthday anniversary.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2013

This is a very well presented musuem about the life and music of this great composer. While absorbing enough for those with a fairly general interest, it is sufficiently detailed not to patronise the more serious Strauss fan, for whom the connection must be a major attraction when visiting Garmisch. There is an attractive recital room and on the top... More 

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