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Historisches Museum Bamberg

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Address: Domplatz 7, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Good Museum for a small town

In a good and small town like Bamberg this was certainly a hidden surprise. We really enjoyed the few hours we spent in this museum and it was quite an educational tour. A well... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

In a good and small town like Bamberg this was certainly a hidden surprise. We really enjoyed the few hours we spent in this museum and it was quite an educational tour. A well maintained place but with less English speaking people. I wish we had a good translator to explain the value of things inside. All in all a... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I was very interested in this museum however came way frustrated as the only English translations available were very simple overviews of galleries (very little new info). If you want a very brief overview and German-only written descriptions/explanations won't detract from your experience then this museum is for you... If you are interested and want more info/detailed descriptions then perhaps... More 

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

For a small town like Bamberg this is a really interesting museum, well worth a couple of hours of your time. It's located in the Alte Hofhaltung, next to the cathedral. There are four permanent exhibitions: - the development of Bamberg and its relationship with the Regnitz river - lots of maps; - 19th century portraits and applied art, supposedly... More 

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Bamberg, Germany
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

Good place to go with kids.very well kept museum, downton Bamberg.Amating exibits! Paradise for bird watchers.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

The museum, which is in a restored historical building (including former stables)! has an excellently curated and presented exhibition on "Jewish Bamberg", with photographs, artefacts and much documentation, obviously the result of excellent research. The city of Bamberg and the Director of the Museum are to be congratulated on a magnificent job!

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

If you have a thing for maps, this museum is for you. Just as you enter there is as room featuring masps and how the river has changed over time. Other parts of the museum include an overhyped picture gallery which is light on Cranach and Pietet Breugel. There are some translations in English, but not many. A down side... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

The museum is spread over several floors and over a Couple of buildings. It is worth the moderate cost. An interesting photography exhibition at the moment and a pleasant way to spend an hour or so

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Las Vegas
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

The exterior walls are replete with colorful paintings and pieces of attached sculpture. The setting on a river with a rapid current enhances the effect of the exterior beauty.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

We visited Bamberg on our way to Austria. A beautiful historical town., we also visited the museum. It is a very nice museum but they could provide more information in English!

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Daejeon, South Korea
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

Not recommended if you are tired. It is pretty large collection and to be honest, the collection includes little bit of everything. Plus it has no english description so with my (and my friends') short German, it was quite difficult to decipher the significance of each artifact. The museum itself is in old residence and the building is pretty impressive.... More 

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