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Glyptothek

Koenigsplatz 3, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 286100
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A big collection of Greek antiquities

One impressive museum with very precious stuff from the Greek antiquity, all together in a very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
zfyllaridis
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Alexandroupoli, Greece
Greek statues

A collection of Greek statues worth visiting. The museum is not very big, which I like. And luckily... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert H
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Excellent collection of antique sculptures.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Koenigsplatz 3, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 89 286100
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One impressive museum with very precious stuff from the Greek antiquity, all together in a very nice building. Visiting this building, the visitor has the sence of visiting the age of ancient Greece

Thank zfyllaridis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A collection of Greek statues worth visiting. The museum is not very big, which I like. And luckily for us it was free entrance that Sunday. I wish some of the books they sold in the shop would have been in English, but now I...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you love viewing sculpture as much as I do then a visit to Munich's oldest public museum may be just the thing. The Glyptothek is one of three impressive buildings located on the edge of Konigsplatz, it houses a small collection of ancient Greek...More

1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 24 May 2017

History all around, even the biulding is nice. You should not miss it if you like classic world, you can spend hours here

Thank jta2705
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had a group tour in English with an excellent guide who made a real difference to how well we could appreciate the works on display.

Thank 186411Visitor
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Essential visit if you even remotely enjoy ancient history / Greek & Roman art. It's a small but packed museum, with some great works I haven't seen before (the Hellenistic room was amazing). Beautiful courtyard and good coffee at the tiny cafe, too.

Thank 3ddi3
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Fairly quick to look through. Lots of sculptures, interestingly displayed as they would have been originally. Nice to be able to walk through the displays and see them from all angles. Allow about 1 hour.

Thank Rosalyn67
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I have been really fascinated by the surprising combination of the antique statues with their costumes and the experiments of design students to give a modern response in fashion of today. I visited the special exhibition "Divine & Design" twice (with my wife) and as...More

Thank Ohlen
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We didn't exactly expect to find what we found here. Our German skills were just emerging and we wanted to go inside a museum to warm up. The entrance fee was reasonable and included entrance to other museums, so we gave it a shot. If,...More

Thank canuckshutterbug
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Really a gem. The permanent collection is arranged to make it easy to understand the historical progression. And the museum is small and focused. A

Thank Aaron G
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