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Great place for R. Strauss lovers.

Beautiful old building. Great listening possibilities in the basement. Exhibition small, but very... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Turku, Finland
Small, accessible museum of exhibits on the composers life

A small, but accessible museum, just off the road south out of town, dedicated to the life of the... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
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11 Oct 2017
“Beautiful site for weekly concerts”
20 Sep 2017
“Great place for R. Strauss lovers.”
The Richard Strauss Institute (RSI) is open to anyone interested in the composer Richard Strauss (1864-1949) and has much to offer to music lovers as well as to music professionals. The multimedia exhibition STRAUSS! MENSCH & MUSIK ENTDECKEN invites...more
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Schnitzschulstr. 19, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is the location for a weekly concert, every Wednesday evening, provided by the Partenkirchen orchestra...a wonderful group providing free concerts. Also the site for the annual Strauss Festival, normally held in June.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Beautiful old building. Great listening possibilities in the basement. Exhibition small, but very interesting if interested in R.Strauss.

Thank Egge2
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This small museum is right in the middle of Partenkirchen and easy to find. limited parking but the gardens are lovely.

Thank bbeerbower
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A small, but accessible museum, just off the road south out of town, dedicated to the life of the composer. We especially enjoyed the small figures used to stage the operas, with cut-outs for the curtains, backdrops, and set pieces for the stage. There was...More

Thank Rodney S
Reviewed 30 September 2015

What a place. This town is so picturesque. I can't wait to go back next year. Everything is within walking distance. No car needed.

Thank Phil A
Reviewed 24 August 2015

If you are a serious classical music person, this is a wonderful house to visit. The former home of Richard Strauss, now run as a museum/research place, if you visit you can begin to put into perspective some of his life and music. To sit...More

2  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 16 October 2014

My husband adores Richard Strauss's music and this was a real treat for him. We were passing through Garmisch and fortunately we fell over the Institute. We were unaware of the museum so it was a great treat. The rooma are well laid out with...More

1  Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Nicely landscaped grounds, can walk your dog too. The Institute has regular events, in June there was a celebration of his birthday anniversary.

Thank Expat1198
Reviewed 23 February 2013

This is a very well presented musuem about the life and music of this great composer. While absorbing enough for those with a fairly general interest, it is sufficiently detailed not to patronise the more serious Strauss fan, for whom the connection must be a...More

5  Thank Vardy1968
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