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Fugger Und Welser Erlebnismuseum

Aeusseres Pfaffengaesschen 23, 86152 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 821 502070
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Medieval economics explained

This museum to the history of 2 leading commercial and cosmopolitan families provides a real lesson... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
simonrA6064FX
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Prague Czech Republic
Fascinating To Visit!

Beautifully curated story that details the far reaching influence of both these patrician families... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
Clio H
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Sydney, Australia
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4 weeks ago
“Medieval economics explained”
4 Dec 2016
“Fascinating To Visit!”
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Aeusseres Pfaffengaesschen 23, 86152 Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum to the history of 2 leading commercial and cosmopolitan families provides a real lesson to the economic life of Europe and the world in the 15th and 16 th centuries. Many of the exhibits are interactive so children will not find it dull....More

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Beautifully curated story that details the far reaching influence of both these patrician families -bankers & traders-in 16th century Europe, South America & Asia. Heaps of information is given in a range of visual displays. An interesting detail is the house is known as the...More

Thank Clio H
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Fuggers especially, and the Welsers to a lesser extent were the major financiers of the Holy Roman Emperor, the Catholic Church and the development of trade with the New World and Asia. Alas, there are few artifacts to fill a museum and we are...More

Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The Fugger family as well as the Welseer family gained access to the world leadership of their times through top sense of business opportunities in merchandisind, banking and mining. They´ve been the decissionmakers of their centuries and founded social activities lasting through the times up...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2015

This museum is placed in a quiet part of the town, walkin distance from midtown. It is quite new, very informative, you really learn about these two super rich families.

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