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Richard Wagner Museum (Wahnfried)

Richard-Wagner-Str. 48, 95444, Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany
+49 921 7572816
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Very interesting exhibition - but rooms in house stripped

The exhibition running when we visited was fascinating - and showed costumes and sets throughout... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fifporter
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Emotional trips to the museum

The museum is located in the very heart of Bayreuth and it's newly renovated. You can't believe... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pelinulca
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Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“audio guide” (6 reviews)
“new building” (5 reviews)
“his life” (6 reviews)
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Richard-Wagner-Str. 48, 95444, Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibition running when we visited was fascinating - and showed costumes and sets throughout the history of the festival. It was also really interesting to see Winifred Wagner's House (which was gorgeous, Art Deco, with a lovely writing room looking out into the garden...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is located in the very heart of Bayreuth and it's newly renovated. You can't believe your eyes because of the additional new building to the museum. It was like an invisible building. Museum was wonderful and perfect. A must-see place in Bayreuth.

Thank pelinulca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visitor centre is an austere black building right of the Wahnfried. I was instructed to leave my handbag in the locker although it was quite small. When the museum warden told me in a rather unfriendly way that I wasn't allowed to carry even...More

Thank Cickany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is interesting to see about his life and work. But honestly a little boring. For my taste not enough interactive. And things you can find online.

Thank Michael v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is nice and a Mecca to Wagner if you are one of his fans. You can bow at the entrance. :). Lovely gardens are the best part to enjoy.

Thank SFjoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We first of all wanted to have a coffee and the waitresses were very abrupt and unhelpful. We than went to the museum where we were given a headset which we were told was fully of useful information and worth stealing! We went downstairs in...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First, the excellence. Somewhere in the Nibelheim depths of the main house is a room with a huge "book" you can turn the pages over and get various interactive experiences. We could have spent hours there. You may not stumble across it - it's worth...More

Thank TimothyNathan38
Reviewed 15 August 2017

When I last visited Wahnfried seven years ago, the presentation was tired and somewhat depressing, I did not feel particularly welcome and overall, it had an air of dingy decay. Visiting recently, when attending the Wagner festival, I couldn't have had a more contrasting, and...More

Thank Roygbiv2017
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Wahnfried was closed when I visited 2 years ago and was in the process of a massive refurbishment. It opened recently and what an improvement. The original was bombed in the war, so what is on view now is a rebuild. Inside it was a...More

Thank Clive R
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We took the train from Nürnberg to Bayreuth today to visit the Richard Wagner Museum. It was only 19€ return for two adults and it took just under an hour each way. The grounds of the Wagner Museum are beautiful and benches are available to...More

Thank Singent
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