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Lots of interesting things to look at (but descriptions in German)

This place has a collection of stuff that spans pre-historic times (lots of fossils) up to World... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Fred T
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Reno, Nevada
Vividly describes history of the region

Interesting museum for history buffs, mainly focusing on 12th-19th centuries, but also including a... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
BeetsByDwight
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Berlin, Germany
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Rosgartenstr. 3-5, 78462 Konstanz, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

The exhibitions are not very "coherent"... different "stuff" on display in August "summer '39" (life in Constance during Nazi-time) "Charakterköpfe" (portraits, drawings, pictures... old history of Lake Constance) a lot about "Constance history" which was interesting (movie about the "Konzil" (600 years ago!) the NOT...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This place has a collection of stuff that spans pre-historic times (lots of fossils) up to World War II. But, all the descriptions are only in German. There is a booklet that has a few words in English about each room. There is a film...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Fred T
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is an excellent museum that details the history of the area. As someone who doesn't speak German or Swiss-German, I found it difficult to take in all the information. I have a translation app on my phone but phones are not allowed in the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank umcam256
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting museum for history buffs, mainly focusing on 12th-19th centuries, but also including a big room at the end describing WW2 in the Bodensee region. Only downside is that, besides the subtitled movie, everything is aimed at a German speaking audience and none of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I spent a short time in the Museum and was sorry as it deserves to be explored more comprehensively, It has some very interesting exhibits and if you are interested in history you will find it informative.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This museum is very well laid out with wonderful exhibits, it gives a wonderful insight into the fascinating history of Konstanz. There is a very nice coffee shop

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

The museum is housed in an historic building, which would be an attraction anyway, but the displays are well arranged with historic cases of artifacts in the first room, followed by a modern layout for the other rooms. There is a filmed introduction to the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is very small and is hosting an interesting collection of manufacturers and models showing the history Konstanz. As it is now the 600th anniversary of the Konzil, there is the chance to see a short movie (18min) on the Council and why Konstanz...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank cgaly
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place had many different areas to explore. You can explore it for a full day, nice outing with a group. Enjoyed the butterfly garden and the different types of flowers and trees. Decent lunch areas, can stop for icecream and take a walk overlooking...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank NadaKharusi
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Konstanz has a rich history and this museum does a good job of giving an introduction to the city's significance as well as the Bodensee region. There is a significant amount of information on the Council of Constance.

Date of experience: August 2016
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