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Museum der Stadt Fussen

Lechhalde 3, 87629, Fussen, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8362 903146
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If in Fussen this museum is well worth a stop

Worth the 6 Euro entry fee. The abbey where this museum is now located ran for over 1,000... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann C
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Nashville, Tennessee
Decent museum

There were a lot of interesting things in this museum, like the special exhibit on the Bavarian... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
GinnyShoe
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Canada
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lutes” (6 reviews)
“exhibits” (8 reviews)
“library” (5 reviews)
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Lechhalde 3, 87629, Fussen, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 8362 903146
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the 6 Euro entry fee. The abbey where this museum is now located ran for over 1,000 years Of note is the Dance of Death series of 20 paintings with a motto to say yes or no, you must dance. There is also a...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 28 October 2016

There were a lot of interesting things in this museum, like the special exhibit on the Bavarian lion and the history of the building itself. We found some of the exhibits a tad boring, but that depends on taste. It was a good way to...More

Thank GinnyShoe
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is an attractive museum to walk around. Fussen was one of the great European centres of violin making and this is well covered with excellent demonstrations of construction techniques and many exhibits of ancient instruments.

Thank DavidT1
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We went in not really expecting much but gradually discovered a great museum. The first part about the physical history of the building was a little boring but the displays about the monastic life in Füssen were excellent. The large section on making lutes, violins...More

Thank MalvernBaird
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

With the Fussen Card admission was only€4, which is about right for this very eclectic display of contemporary art alonside the historic artifacts. The instrument making exhibit was very informative. First time I have ever seen a Hurdy Gurdy

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 16 February 2016

The museum in interesting and basically goes back over the history of the area and what allowed the area to thrive. If you do not speak German, it can be disappointing, there is a book they give you with English in it, but it is...More

3  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

So this museum would be interesting for German speakers, but not so much for those who don't speak German. Lots of artifacts and cultural gems. I liked the section on violins and lute's but more English signs would have made it better. Also no audio...More

1  Thank rmnatz
Reviewed 6 February 2016

This museum is nice even though a large part of the building is being used for government matters. Take the time and walk through unlike the castle next to it there is plenty to see here.

Thank Wetwklley99
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Fussen is a delightful town and exploring it on foot gives a real feel for it medieval heritage. The museum is undersold and needs a better guide in English and better signage, but it contains some gems from the past. The chapel, and the plague...More

Thank E158SOJohnD
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The old city museum in Fussen was very interesting. Less than an hour walking around on your own, it was about 4 euros per person and we saw many paintings, artifacts, and the wonderful library that looked like it came right out of a fairytale....More

1  Thank Carol T
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