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Germanisches Nationalmuseum

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Neighbourhood: Altstadt - St. Lorenz
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Address: Kartaeusergasse 1, 90402 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 911 13310
10:00 - 18:00
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Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Wed 10:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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USD 481.41*
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great collection

Wonderful way to spend a morning, Very good and well displayed, Good map available at he desk so one can see everything or only what one has time for,

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 December 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Wonderful way to spend a morning, Very good and well displayed, Good map available at he desk so one can see everything or only what one has time for,

Thank gogiandtom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This museum has an impressive collection of artifacts that spans from the prehistoric to the 20th century. However there is no real flow to the museum. You have to retrace your steps and can only get to some areas by a certain route which means you are not going in order. It made my head hurt and I just didn't... More 

Thank jehenson81
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Free from 6 til 9 on a Wednesday. So much to see such a fantastic collection. Medieval collection was brilliant very helpful staff and nice cafe

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agia paraskevi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

You can see paintings,sculptures, decorative arts,furnishing,applied art,(crafts and design), musical instruments,coins and medals, clothing,etc. Also many other things like Cloisters,Carthusian Church,etc.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 451 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

The most interesting museum in Nuremberg,for me.And the biggest.You can easily spend a half a day here,even more!There are a lot of things to see:weapons from Stone Age or from Middle Ages,paintings,including some signed by Albrecht Durrer,A lot of marvelous old watches,sundials,compasses,old surgical instruments,religious objects,old furniture and many more.It's like the Ali Baba's cave!Unfotunately,there are sections without english explanations.There are... More 

Thank zuv
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Very well curated selection of Germanic sculpture and art dating back to the pre-baroque days, and a numerous selection of artifacts - from samples of the various artisan guilds in the Renaissance days, an exhaustive collection of medieval musical instruments, baroque-renaissance period garments and also beautiful arms & armor from the middle ages up to the 19th century. Hang on... More 

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Victoria BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We had a day in Nuremberg following our river cruise and after a walk around town visited this museum. It was great, we were lucky to see the special Exhibit of Charles IV (which is on till the Spring 2017) and we toured the rest of the museum. This museum is worth the visit.

Thank Pottervic
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

There is a lot of information to take in, so allow more time if you are curious about human history. The permanent exhibits are divided into a few categories. One room presented human history in a chronological order that shows how humans progress from stone age to bronze age and all the way to now. It was brilliant. There were... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Beautifully displayed artifacts, but can be a maze when wandering around. Unclear is whether one leaves bags in cloak rooms, or permitted to carry while looking through collection. More English speaking staff could be helpful.

Thank Teresa C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This huge museum has a large collection and we enjoyed what we saw. However, the map provided was not easy to use and we were unable to find our way to a number of exhibits.

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