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Schloss Gottorf

Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 4621 8130
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A history in itself

Enjoy the old streets and houses. A visit to the church and the cemetery is interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kolding, Denmark
Wonderful museum for art, history and 1st globe of world

Wonderful collection of art and objects of well off life from middle ages to 19th century. Great... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Los Angeles
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“audio guide” (2 reviews)
“globe” (6 reviews)
Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 4621 8130
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy the old streets and houses. A visit to the church and the cemetery is interesting – especially if you have been able to study the special history and traditions of the quarter of the town.

Thank A S H
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful collection of art and objects of well off life from middle ages to 19th century. Great exhibit of Viking ship. Moor corpses and good display of the culture and society of their time. Often excellent special historic and art exhibits. In the baroque garden...More

1  Thank sfw
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We skipped the museum and went straight to the Globushaus to see the Gottorfer Globus. It's about a 10 minute walk north of the castle and separate entry fee (7€ adult including audio tour). Even though the globe is a replica of the original, it...More

1  Thank CharlyNguyen
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My wife and I visited Schloss Gottorf as a day trip from Hamburg by train - it can be done, but you spend a lot of time on trains! We got to the Schloss around 12 PM. There's a vast amount to see and do:...More

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

This museum is excellent. It has a real viking ship in the side building and various items from big preserved people to armor to ceramics to African Art to Asian items. The building itself looks Ok from the outside but nothing special but the contents...More

Thank poodle2000
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I visit a lot of museums and heritage sites - I'm guilty of taking busmans holidays - love my job, love to visit even when not working on projects. But this museum? I can say truthfully, possibly the best museum I have ever visited. Nothing...More

Thank ThatArchaeologyGirl
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

It was a nice walk around the castle. Inside you can spend hours if you are up to it and gave the time. A lot of history on several floors and rooms.

Thank amhansen31
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Note that this is the same as the Schleswig-Holstein State Museum (#4 things to do). Two sides to the main museum; one archeological and the other on the history of the castle & rulers. There is an English audio guide that covers both though more...More

Thank WRudiger
Reviewed 31 August 2015

So we came at the museum with an only goal : the Nydam boat and the exhibition about the subsequent founds. And it was a big disappointment, because we could only guess what was written as an explanation : around the boat you can get...More

1  Thank Gwenn C
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Excuisite collection of antiquities. Especially the Nydam ship (315 a.c.) is worth the visit. Well described and explained with many recent findings and insights.

Thank esw66
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