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Glasmuseum Passau

Schrottgasse 2, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 851 35071
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The Glass Museum at Hotel Wilder Mann was officially opened by Neil Armstrong, the first man on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Amazing collection

The collection is arranged by maker and sort of by year of manufacture in about 40 rooms with about... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
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Schrottgasse 2, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Glass Museum at Hotel Wilder Mann was officially opened by Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, on the 15th March 1985. The museum houses 30,000 pieces of glass but only 15,000 are on display.There is glass on display which goes back to...More

Thank Christabella_48
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

The collection is arranged by maker and sort of by year of manufacture in about 40 rooms with about 250 cases. Most is from the area from about 1700 to date. Suggest not even trying to look at each case in detail as there is...More

Thank tchrs
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

While waiting for the organist to play at St Stephens we wandered into this beautiful collection of glass (30,000) pieces from 1800 & 1900's We spent over an hour and a half and saw3/4 of it, having to leave for the organist performance at 12:00

Thank Vickipiedmont
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Enormous collection in a deceptively large building, covering several floors Displays are interesting but not well labeled or explained, and somewhat repetitious Worthwhile visit for some but too much for many others

Thank kjlanc
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is a huge museum of glass that covers several floors. We bought our tickets from a lady who made no effort to be friendly and helpful. We were told to go to the elevator and push the up button. That's all we got, so...More

1  Thank Bill G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I loved seeing all the colorful glass at the Glasmuseum in Passau, but the lighting left much to be desired. Four, maybe five floors of lovely glass in many rooms, but the lighting was on motion sensors. Some lights never flickered. As a paperweight enthusiast,...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a very interesting museum. If you like glass and crystal you must visit this museum. Many old pieces.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 30 May 2017

If you are into glass and crystal, I guarantee you will be in heaven after visiting this place. It's absolutely beautiful all five floors of it. This region of Germany supplied Europe with all kinds of glass for centuries. With over 30,000 pieces and 15,...More

Thank adriano769
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing museum for the person who likes historical glassware dating back to the 1600's. The colors of glass and their shapes are historical treasures. The specialized glass person could easily spend a day (or maybe two) here. Be warned, if you don't...More

Thank rc1078
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I would never have thought a glass museum would be so amazing. The 4 story collection is out of this world. I would recommend it to anyone visiting for a tour. You will not be disappointed.

Thank MSUDogchef
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