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Address: Prinzregentenstr. 9, 80538, Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: +49 89 23805224
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A "unique" art experience in Munich

I confess, my husband and I like bad art. No, we actually adore it. As far as bad 19th Century art is concerned, a trip to the Schack-Galerie is like a pilgrimage to Mecca; you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 January 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This museum is the result of a collection by Friedrich von Schack in the nineteenth century, hence the name of the museum. It was contemporary German artists that he collected and the gallery is filled with Bocklin, Feuerbach, von Schwind and Spitzweg. Some of the collection is quite good in particular the landscapes on the top floor. But other aspects... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

In a beautifully renovated building, the paintings reflect the collector's tastes in art, literature and poetry. Poems by German romantic poets and excerpts from classical literature adorn each room and fit the paintings themes. The only English is in the room devoted to Graf Schacht so your German should be pretty good to appreciate the exhibition. If the German romantic... More 

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Not the main attraction but it´s definitely worth a try! Nice paintings and nice building. If you enjoy art, come in!

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Its actually called Sammlung Schack. Door is on main frontage and I walked by first time as it was shut as if they didn't want any visitors. Poor quality imo and too many pointless copies of Titian and other classical painters.

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Zajecar, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

This museum is not on the top list of sightseeing tours around Munich, but it owns noted private collection of paintings containing masterpieces of Romanticism and it is worth of visit. You will not regret. It's located some 1.43 km north-east from the city centre on the royal avenue Prinzregentenstraße.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Most probably not many tourists know this museum. We think taht even the locals doesn't know it. The collection what is on display is first class. If you are an art lover, than it is a must to visit it. Graf Schack who collected the works bought only German paintings. So you can learn a lot about the 17.-19. century... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

the private collection of German art 19th century, very interesting and not so often to see in other museums. the museum's stuff is very polite and helpful! the collection is presented only on two stores, is very compact and has good splendid areas. every picture has own comments in german and English. 1 hour is good enough for visit. the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013

My grandfather used to copy famous painter and the one I was looking for a long time is exhibited in the Schack Gallery in Munich - Moritz von Schwind. Even with a MA in Art History I hadn't have heard about this almost forgotten painter who preferred to paint fairy tale like paintings. Some may call it trash but I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2013

I confess, my husband and I like bad art. No, we actually adore it. As far as bad 19th Century art is concerned, a trip to the Schack-Galerie is like a pilgrimage to Mecca; you simply must make the journey at least once in a lifetime. Everything about the Schack-Galerie is slightly off-center in a surreal sort of way. From... More 

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