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Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant

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fine museum

i visited especially to view the Riemenschneider altar, and was not disappointed. Surprisingly... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Anna Maria Island, Florida
What a great little treasure of a museum!

Its a great hodgepodge of artifacts and curiosities from centuries of regional history. Great for... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Berlin, Germany
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Hauptstrasse 97, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 5834020
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

i visited especially to view the Riemenschneider altar, and was not disappointed. Surprisingly, one can walk right up to this remarkable sculpture. this is a fine museum, tho i almost missed the entry.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The food was manageable, although a bit pricey. But the service deserves the distinction of worse in town. The waiters are slow and careless: one of them SAT FOR A SMOKE with a couple of friends in one of the tables.... during his shift! He...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Immerse yourself in Heidelberg by visiting this museum. It takes you on a tour through the agrs, through the arts and through the German culture - stunning!

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Historical Museum of the Palatinate (the name for this region of Germany, derived from the Latin word palatium, meaning “palace”) references the period in Germany history during which it was ruled over by a prince of Holy Roman Empire. The floor plan of this...More

1  Thank Jim F
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Its a great hodgepodge of artifacts and curiosities from centuries of regional history. Great for museum lovers! Lots of corners to explore.

1  Thank KristanBerlin
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We actually ended up here because we had some down time, not because we specifically sought it out. I'm so glad we did! It's a smallish museum, and with the audioguide, you go through the history of the area, from Roman times (some interesting archaeological...More

1  Thank RachaelEmma
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I found this an interesting museum, though when I went everything was in German. Perhaps what really struck me was the elements that showed the Roman presence in the area.

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is one of the better museums we visited while in Germany. This is a large collection but a 1 1/2 hour time investment will leave you with the feeling that you've covered what you wanted to see. Something for everyone!

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is the city museum of Heidelberg, and thus a bit of everything is presented. It has a decent archaeological section, with the wooden fundaments of the Roman bridge over the Neckar river, some grave goods. Also some Celtic and Frankish finds are on display...More

1  Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

There is a lot to see in this museum and one could easily spend half a day if the goal was to see everything. The exhibits span the possible subjects - history (from prehistory on), art, fashion, royalty and rulers, home furnishings - pretty much...More

1  Thank MN_Walkers
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11 May 2017|
Response from Alison L | Reviewed this property |
No parking directly around the museum, it is pedestrianised. Parking further out is available and it is easy to walk.