Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg

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Germanisches Nationalmuseum-- Germany's largest museum of cultural history--houses an enormous collection of German cultural and art objects from prehistoric times to present day. Some highlights include the Cloth of St. Gereon, the oldest European tapestry still existing, plus portraits and paintings by Albrecht Dürer and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. Most displays contain text only in German, and the layout can be a little confusing. Regardless, the quantity and quality of the collection makes this worth a stop. With our world travel planner, Nuremberg attractions like Germanisches Nationalmuseum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Germanisches Nationalmuseum is a museum that was founded in 1852. It houses a large collection of items relating to German culture and art extending from prehistoric times through to the present.....  more
    The Germanisches Nationalmuseum is a museum that was founded in 1852. It houses a large collection of items relating to German culture and art extending from prehistoric times through to the present.....  more »
  • The medieval and Renaissance galleries are the pride of this museum, with important works by the likes of Albrecht Dürer, who was born in Nuremberg, and Lucas Cranach d. A. A small exhibition of... 
    The medieval and Renaissance galleries are the pride of this museum, with important works by the likes of Albrecht Dürer, who was born in Nuremberg, and Lucas Cranach d. A. A small exhibition of...  more »
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  • Visited here on Wednesday and surprisingly discovered that it’s free for Wednesday night. But the musical instruments part will be closed at night, I didn’t check the time so I missed it >
  • The presentation of the art and history of Nuremburg is beautiful. I'm disappointed I didn't come here sooner. Recommend watching Rick Steve's video on this museum and other videos to get acquainted first to make sense of it. My favorite is the folk art area, as it has great home decors! So underrated!

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