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Staatliche Museum Schwerin

Alter Garten 3, 19055 Schwerin, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
+49 385 59580
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A disappointing visit

After visiting the schloss, the museum was a great disappointment -- just dark Dutch landscapes... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Chandolin
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New York City, New York
Worthwhile!

We checked out the whole museum including the museum store / cafe. Overall the Museum is offering... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
RGerman
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Huntington Beach, California
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Alter Garten 3, 19055 Schwerin, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

After visiting the schloss, the museum was a great disappointment -- just dark Dutch landscapes and portraits, nothing of interest! We never found the Cranach, Rembrandt, and Rubens our Michelin green guide listed -- and it rated it *, the same as the St. Annen...More

Thank Chandolin
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We checked out the whole museum including the museum store / cafe. Overall the Museum is offering a descent, but not spectacular collection of artwork of classic (starting about 17th. century) and contemporary periods. Very impressive was the presentation of a recent body of work...More

Thank RGerman
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The museum mostly displays Dutch Golden age art. In fact it has a surfeit of Dutch art on the walls. Not all of the works are of the highest calibre. For every Ruisadel, Claez, Hals, etc. there are a number of works by other artists...More

1  Thank Gerard_S77
Reviewed 13 August 2016

There are some nice paintings of all kinds of artists of the 17th and 18 th century. We loved the painting of KarelmFabricius, a Dutch painter who worked with Rembrandt. There is little work of him to be found all over the world. Also we...More

Thank Gon X
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Very good exhibition of Dutch masters and a small exhibition of Barlach sculptures but 2/3 is currently closed while they move to a new building. Not clear when it will be fully open again.

Thank Saloio
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I went to the museum to specifically see the David Teniers, Breughel and Rubens and Franz von Stuck paintings. Absolutely a must see and would have been better if seen before the castle. Both in a day was exhausting and wonderful.

Thank John H
Reviewed 9 November 2015

The museum is a part of few monuments you can visit with a combine ticket. Good quality of art and a modern wing. Put attention to the opening hours ( summer & winter )

Thank MZ123461
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The old city has been preserved and renovated over the last twenty years or so and the museum is both fascinating and full of amazing information about the land of my forefathers.

1  Thank Eddie2891951
Reviewed 20 December 2014

visited the Stolen Art exhibition. Well presented and excellent headphone-translation. The building in itself is interesting architecture.

1  Thank lena e
Reviewed 29 December 2013

I didn't expect to find such a good collection outside a city, but the collection includes items owned by the wealthy former rulers of the area, who lived in Schwerin Castle and had some very beautiful paintings, furniture and objects. The special exhibition which was...More

2  Thank Jan Y
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