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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  • Since my childhood, which dates back a few decades, I visit the GNM regularly and discover new exciting exhibits, stories and historical backgrounds every time I visit. The special exhibitions are always a real highlight – and even exhibition themes, which do not appeal to me very much at the beginning, are staged so excitingly and informatively that they really captivate me, captivate me and I am always happy, have not missed any exhibition. By the way, it is also great fun to stroll through the wonderful architecture of the museum without concentrating on the exhibits. A walk between the Middle Ages and contemporary architecture is very relaxing and I always discover corners and rooms that have a very special atmosphere. Oh yes, and then there are wonderful concerts to be performed here as part of the Musica Antiqua series – just great! Dear GNM, you are a wonderful place that is an integral part of my cultural life. You are and remain my favorite museum.
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  • The museum is combination of now and what was. Also the building is like that. Modern entrance but as far you go , you go more in deep history  more »
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  • Take tons of time! Such a beautiful museum with tons to see. For young children (10 or under) the toy museum is a must see. They have free tours every two hours to show the highlights of the museum as well. Highly recommend. I feel like you would need a week to see everything!
  • What a rich and diverse collection of antiques!! The jewelry from back then is so extensively laid out 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 The fabric industry produced such quality clothes.. What a wonderful surprise !! The paintings, sculptures, clothes, music instruments from back then... It just took me through a journey to some other place... I would visit this place again.... 😅 Highly recommended to museum lovers.
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