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Munich Museums & Exhibitions

 


Munich Museums & Exhibitions

 
Munich has a wide variety of museums and exhibitions providing a cultural experience for both tourists and the local population. In the following, you will find a survey of the most important museums and exhibition halls in Munich in alphabetical order.

Munich Alte Pinakothek  


Alte Pinakothek


In the Alte Pinakothek, masterpieces of painters from the 14th to the 18th century, i.e. from the Middle Ages to the end of the Rococo period, are shown.

   

Bayerisches Nationalmuseum

The Bavarian Nationalmuseum is one of Europe's most important museums of arts and cultural history with the main subject being Southern Germany and Bavaria.
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Nationalmuseum Munich  
 
   

BMW Museum + BMW-Welt

The BMW museum near the Olympic Park is one of Munich's most popular museums.
BMW Welt Munich  
 
   

Deutsches Theatermuseum

Opened in 1910, the German Theater Museum (Deutsches Theatermuseum) in the Hofgarten in Munich deals with the history of theater in Germany.
Deutsches Theatermuseum  
 
   

Deutsches Museum

In the Deutsches Museum, a collection of more than 100,000 objects from science and technology is shown.
Deutsches Museum  
 
   

Glyptothek

In the Glyptothek, Greek and Roman sculptures are shown. In addition, there are special exhibitions on particular subjects.
Munich Glyptothek  
 
   

Haus der Kunst

The "Haus der Kunst" in the Prinzregentenstrasse is one of the most important exhibition halls in Munich with temporary displays of works of art of artists of various styles.
Haus der Kunst  
 
   

Hypo-Kunsthalle

Opened in 1985, the exhibition hall of the "Hypo-Kulturstiftung" in Theatinerstrasse in the center of Munich has become a well-established and renowned place for exhibitions.
Hypo-Kunsthalle  
 
   

Jagd- und Fischereimuseum

The Jagd- und Fischereimuseum (Hunting and Fishing Museum) in the former basilica St. Augustin between Stachus and Marienplatz in Munich presents an impressive collection of stuffed animals as well as hunting and fishing equipment.
Jagd- und Fischereimuseum  
 
   

Jewish Museum

Opened in 2007 on St.-Jakobs-Platz, the Jewish museum deals with the history of the Jews in Munich and Bavaria in temporary exhibitions.
Jewish Museum  
 
 
   

Lenbachhaus

The Lenbachhaus was the villa of Franz von Lenbach and is famous for its unique collection of paintings of the "Blauer Reiter".
 
Lenbachhaus    
 
   

Marstallmuseum

In the Marstallmuseum in the Nymphenburg Palace in Munich, there is for example a magnificent collection of royal coaches and sleighs.
 
Marstallmuseum Munich    
 
   

Münchner Stadtmuseum

In the "Stadtmuseum" (City Museum of Munich), there are permanent as well as temporary exhibitions dealing with the history of Munich.
 
Muenchner Stadtmuseum    
 
   

Museum Mensch und Natur

The Museum Mensch und Natur (Museum of Man and Nature) at the Nymphenburg Palace in Munich deals with natural science, covering for example the history of the earth and nature, as well as the life of human-beings in nature.
 
Museum Mensch Natur    
 
   

Neue Pinakothek

In the Neue Pinakothek, European paintings and sculptures of the 18th and 19th century are shown, e.g. by Caspar David Friedrich, van Gogh, Manet, Monet, Cezanne, Renoir.
 
Neue Pinakothek    
 
   

Pinakothek der Moderne

In the Pinakothek der Moderne, modern paintings and sculptures as well as architecture and design of the 20th and 21st century are shown.
 
Pinakothek der Moderne    
 
   

Residenzmuseum + Schatzkammer

With about 130 exhibition rooms, the Residenz is one of the largest interior-design museums in Europe.
 
Residenzmuseum    
 
   

Schackgalerie

The works that are displayed in the Schack gallery in Munich used to be the art collection of Adolf Friedrich von Schack.
 
Schack-Galerie    
 
   

Sea Life in the Olympic Park

The Munich Sea Life was opened in the Olympic Park in 2006.
 
Sea Life Munich    
 
   

Spielzeugmuseum

The toy museum in the Old City Hall at the Marienplatz in Munich is one of the largest collections of old toys from Europe and America.
 
Spielzeugmuseum Munich    
 
   

Völkerkundemuseum

With a collection of about 200,000 objects, the Munich Völkerkundemuseum is the second largest museum of ethnology in Germany.
 
Voelkerkundemuseum    
 
   

Villa Stuck

Originally built as the dwelling and studio house of Franz v. Stuck (1863-1928), the Villa Stuck now accommodates his historic dwelling and studio rooms as well as objects from the turn of the century, most of them of Art Nouveau style.
 
Villa Stuck