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Imperial City Museum (Reichsstadtmuseum)

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Address: Klosterhof 5, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 9861 939043
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13:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 16:00
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This museum explores the long history of the city, with a strong focus on...

This museum explores the long history of the city, with a strong focus on the Thirty Years War.

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Daniel picked us up from our Viking River Cruise in Wurzburg, Germany and had an all-day tour of Rothenburg. He provided us with many behind-the-scenes areas of the City that were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 December 2016
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West Vancouver, BC
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Vienna, Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Convenient location, but there are better things you could do with your time, like St. Jacob's Church. Lots of department store mannequins dressed in period costume. Would really benefit from a major renovation.

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West Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Daniel picked us up from our Viking River Cruise in Wurzburg, Germany and had an all-day tour of Rothenburg. He provided us with many behind-the-scenes areas of the City that were not available from the ship guided tour. We toured the old historic town and town square, had lunch in a traditional Bavarian restaurant and were treated to many Christmas... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

When I got to this museum, I was excited until I discovered that it cost almost as much to take photos as to get in (entrance is 4.5 euro and to take photos is an additional 3 euro). This put a damper on my joy at seeing their collection. The collection itself is very nice and I was impressed with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We can see objects from the prehistory, sculptures from Medieval and Renaissance, many sorts of old weapons,objects from Grate Napoleon,Marie Antoinette,Metternich. Also paintings,small Jewish museum,etc.

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Thank antonis k
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

For only £4.50 per adult we spent a rainy afternoon in this well appointed museum. The cashier even stored our dripping coats for us. Look out for the locks - amazing.

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Chatham, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

With a small addition to the admission price you are able to photograph the great items displayed. Good range of interesting exhibits from weapons to ceramics to interior furnishings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Our host in our guest house highly recommended this museum to us.We went to the Criminal Museum and the one near the city hall and went down in the dungeon . Scary to think people died there. Anyway, this museum is in a league of it's own !!! Amazingly beautiful. If you only have time to do one thing go... More 

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Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is one of the best museums I have been to. The 2000 years of history in a wonderful old convent. Beautifully presented, we didn't get to see all the exhibits as ran out of time, need to spend many hours to see it all. Wonderful history and artefacts.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Sited in a restored former convent, the museum had a selection of city, military and household items representing 2000 years of history. The collection include original religious and civil artifacts from the city and convent. The guild signs were particularly interesting and something we haven't seen elsewhere. The military and hunting collection was fairly deep for a relatively small museum,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We arrived here in the rain, paid our entrance fee and started our tour. Huge selection of different artefacts. Really interesting insight into the history of the town, spent longer here than expected. Really good

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