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Enlightening King Ludwig II Experience

My husband and I visited the museum on a solo trip exploring the life of King Ludwig II. I would... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Marquette, Michigan
Great information and museum was beautiful.

I was tried but it was well worth it. To see the history always makes it better to enjoy. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Minnetonka, Minnesota
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Alpseestr. 27, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8362 9264640
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

My husband and I visited the museum on a solo trip exploring the life of King Ludwig II. I would consider this site as essential in understanding his place in the list of Bavarian royals, and also for learning a bit about the other members...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is about a one hour walk through tour with pictures and hand held audio explanations. Very interesting. We bought this tour with the two castle tour package online in advance.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

I was tried but it was well worth it. To see the history always makes it better to enjoy. It was all done with headset audio. But neat to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank elzabeth
Reviewed 25 September 2018

A smallish museum - NO bags of any size are allowed so you have to place them in lockers (EUR 1 coin required which is returned when you take your bags out). Unless you have an avid fascination for the Bavarian Royalty, it's not really...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jo-C-72
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This museum is on lake Alpsee below the Royal castles of Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau. The permanent exhibition shows the history of the Wittlebach dynasty and other Bavarian kings.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peach P
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This museum left me more rather than less confused about Bavarian history, as it presents too much complex genealogy. However it has some beautiful individual pieces in and, importantly this summer, it is AIR CONDITIONED! :) The loos here are in a much better state...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

If you have time between your visits to the castles, you can visit this smallish museum. Not that interesting, more a pleasant time killer while your wait for your timed entry to the castles.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JasonMichaelJones
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We intended to visit this museum after visiting both castles (it was part of our collective ticket). However, when we entered they wouldn’t even allow me to take my very small purse in with me (while I can understand not allowing large backpacks into the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank austinfamilyof4
Reviewed 27 June 2018

contrarily to the rest of attractions in the area, there are no queues to visit this museum do not expect many valuable historical objects here. it is rather a didactic museum to know about the history of bavaria and its monarchy. do not misunderstand me,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank atontao
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The museum has a decent collection of art and artifacts, the history is presented in a very detailed and organised manor. The audio tour is awesome if you have kids, have poor vision, or can't read (I assume you can if you are reading this)...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Nicolas S
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Response from LivNic | Reviewed this property |
We went there in Sept and we popped in for an hour before our tours - say 10-11am and then went back there after from, say, 4-5pm. Just need to allow time to walk to the furthest castle. You can get a horse and cart but... More