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Worth seeing! Take -2-3 hours!

So beautiful. Wonderful stories about the past residents. Such lovely, delicate decor. Walking... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
Carolyn F
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Kusadasi, Turkey
We thought one hour would be enough ... three hours later

A very entertaining and interesting place to visit; a great art collection (although I am not into... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
192iaina
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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23 Feb 2018
“Worth seeing! Take -2-3 hours!”
22 Jan 2018
“We thought one hour would be enough ... three hours later”
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In 2018, the Klassik Stiftung Weimar will commence extensive renovation on the Weimar City Castle. From 2 July 2018 until the end of 2021, the entire City Castle will be closed to the public.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Burgplatz 4, 99423 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
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+49 3643 545400
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The gallery is closed for more than three years and contents not rehoused elsewhere in Weimar. What a shame the museum staff have so little regard for their pictures and anyone who wants to see them.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susannah W
Reviewed February 23, 2018

So beautiful. Wonderful stories about the past residents. Such lovely, delicate decor. Walking the rooms takes one back in time to graciousness.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Carolyn F
Reviewed January 22, 2018

A very entertaining and interesting place to visit; a great art collection (although I am not into early Russian icons so didn't spend long in that section). At least three items I would take home - high praise!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 192iaina
Reviewed June 19, 2017

A great collection of both art, interiors and historical materials. We were almost alone in the building and enjoyed it immensely.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sinistra1977
Reviewed May 31, 2017

We visited the Schlossmuseum during the night of the museum so we didn't have much time to spend here. I spent too much time on the ground and first floors looking at artworks from middle-age in which I am not really interested. The second floor...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

This is a huge building with a lot to see in it. The audio guide in English is vital to an understanding of what is on display. It is free with the Weimar card.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Liz P
Reviewed January 31, 2016

This museum is easy to find and the history is very interesting. Unfortunately, almost nothing other than the one large description board found in most rooms is translated into English. So much of what you see, you have no idea of the history. There are...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed January 8, 2016

The collections are from grand duke, Karl August's family. Most of them are paintings. Liszt also involved in the design of its ballroom.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank QY H
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Very big castle witha very long history of the Weimar Ducal House but the most interesting to see are very impressive classical interiors and pianos as they have a great selection from various periods.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank thewarsawboy
Reviewed August 14, 2015

what a place full of interesting things to see. The audio guides were excellent and the exhibits so numerous that you wouldn't want to do the place in a rush. The impressionist painters on the top level were astounding and the history through the guide...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Paul h
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