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Schleswig-Holstein State Museum

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Multi-hour visit

We were surprised that our 3 hour planned visit became almost 5. The castle section of the museum... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Chicago, Illinois

What a beautiful site! And the museum was wonderful. Good service. Very good english speaking... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
Mona S
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

We were surprised that our 3 hour planned visit became almost 5. The castle section of the museum contains art, furniture and decorative items while the archeological section is a very good display of the areas pre-history and middle age periods. We used the audio...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful site! And the museum was wonderful. Good service. Very good english speaking guides. The entry price was nice. Will soon be back to see more of the amazing collection and site! Dont miss this one!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mona S
Reviewed October 27, 2017

I visited this museum with my husband, son and his family. Fortunately for me, my son and his family all speak fluent German because otherwise we wouldn't have a clue as to what we were seeing. As another reviewer pointed out - all the signs...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 22, 2016

Went here many years ago to see the famous Nydam boat and the creepy (for us as children) bog people. Still a fantastic destination to see those unique artifacts, but also a wonderfully expanded group of galleries now, with state of the art displays from...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Foodlovingbrits
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Marvellous Collection : see the famous Nydam boat (found in Denmark) -the chapel with its famous organ and oratory -built for King Frederik 3rd

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank birtel831
Reviewed January 24, 2016

The unmissable part is probably the small building to the west of the complex, where you can see two viking ships, very rare, similar to those you can find in Oslo, Norway. The main part of the exhibition is hosted in the castle, a very...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Carlo R
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Great place, very enlighten the history of the surroundings. Not a place for many hours entertainment

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is a terrific visit that combines both a gorgeous castle with splendid interiors with a very fine modern art gallery. There is also a garden and grounds to visit but I didn't have time! Sculptures abound and there is a nice choice of cafes...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Zenah R
Reviewed January 6, 2015

1000 years of history of the area are presented in this museum. Most of the signage is in German or Denish, but some things are also explained in English. Don't forget to take a walk through the gardens

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank itzehoe
Reviewed January 14, 2013

Must visit during a stay in Schleswig. Check out the prehistoric displays, the castle church, the paintings of Cranach and the large special exhibitions.

Date of experience: January 2013
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