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Schlossmuseum Darmstadt

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Visitors with tour guides only can view the museum - other than that.. there's no other way of... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Well worth a visit

From the Darmstadt Marktplatz there is little sign that the Schlossmuseum is open. The scaffolding... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2017
Alderley Edge, United Kingdom
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Schloss 1 | Marktplatz 15, 64283 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Visitors with tour guides only can view the museum - other than that.. there's no other way of getting in the musuem. The garden cafe and garden itself makes for an interesting 30 minutes of time spent..

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

From the Darmstadt Marktplatz there is little sign that the Schlossmuseum is open. The scaffolding suggests that the whole building is being worked on. We only realised when we visited the Porcelain Museum that the Schlossmuseum was in fact open but the entrance was at...More

1  Thank jpcheshire1615
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Much history, great gardens outside. Direct in the city centre. Beautiful in spring. Great view. Good for kids.

Thank Nataszka D
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

The place is fully renovated and the excursions are held according to the schedule ( Friday, Saturday and Sunday). The exposition is great and the guides are kind and polite. Unfortunately you can't make pictures inside and there is no cafe to grab a bite...More

Thank Annushka01
Reviewed December 19, 2016

In this little known museum hides a wealth of information, not just of the royal family of Hesse, but almost the entire royalty of Europe. The regents of Hessen-Darmstadt were connect to all the great european house, particularly the British royal family. But if history...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Not very interesting Museum. In Germany there are several dozen museums better than this. First, after bombing during the Second world war the building was almost completely destroyed and only two decades later was restored. Second, a large and valuable part of the collection of...More

3  Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Considering the mediocrity of the palace, the tour was really far too long at nearly 90 minutes (and it is entirely in German). If you enjoy taking pictures, forget it. It is not allowed. (Seriously? Why?). You'll just spend forever in each room hearing a...More

3  Thank S-Man283
Reviewed April 3, 2016

This castle was built in several periods and it bears today also the mark of different architectural styles. You can visit some of the former state rooms. A very good collection of the past rulers.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed September 22, 2015

The museum is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment but they are making every effort to remain open to at least some degree. All tours are guided and photography is not allowed as all the items are part of a private collection but the really are...More

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed September 2, 2015

This musuem generally only offers tours in german. The museum is very interesting and the tours are usually on a specific topic. All the articles in the museum belong to the Prince of Hesse so the museum has a personal feeling. The tours are unhurried...More

1  Thank Caroline R
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