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Historisches Museum Bamberg

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Like all the museum, the place was full of history and interesting story to tell. The place is vast... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Excellent exhibit on the history of Jews in Bamberg.

A chance to read not only about the general history but also to be introduced to individual stories... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2017
Arlington, Virginia
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Domplatz 7, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Each time I am in Bamberg I go to the Dom. In front of the cathedral was a stand with information about the Dom Platz. that is when I discovered the Bamberg history museum was a few meters away. I paid the nominal fee and...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Like all the museum, the place was full of history and interesting story to tell. The place is vast and the building was magnificent. Tiny little walk up the hill but worth the effort.

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Reviewed May 10, 2017

A chance to read not only about the general history but also to be introduced to individual stories - especially in regard to what happened in World War II. Germany is to be commended to facing the truth of those years and doing what it...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2017

If you speak and or read German, no problems, if not, they only have translations on the hanging scrolls for the more general info not on the individual pieces, but still worth going as you can see some things, They have an exhibit of maps...More

Thank Kip F
Reviewed February 15, 2017

In a good and small town like Bamberg this was certainly a hidden surprise. We really enjoyed the few hours we spent in this museum and it was quite an educational tour. A well maintained place but with less English speaking people. I wish we...More

1  Thank TharinduKande
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

I was very interested in this museum however came way frustrated as the only English translations available were very simple overviews of galleries (very little new info). If you want a very brief overview and German-only written descriptions/explanations won't detract from your experience then this...More

2  Thank Linda G
Reviewed September 29, 2016

For a small town like Bamberg this is a really interesting museum, well worth a couple of hours of your time. It's located in the Alte Hofhaltung, next to the cathedral. There are four permanent exhibitions: - the development of Bamberg and its relationship with...More

4  Thank Dohfar
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Good place to go with kids.very well kept museum, downton Bamberg.Amating exibits! Paradise for bird watchers.

1  Thank Sabine1958
Reviewed September 3, 2015

The museum, which is in a restored historical building (including former stables)! has an excellently curated and presented exhibition on "Jewish Bamberg", with photographs, artefacts and much documentation, obviously the result of excellent research. The city of Bamberg and the Director of the Museum are...More

3  Thank Shachrai24
Reviewed August 22, 2015

If you have a thing for maps, this museum is for you. Just as you enter there is as room featuring masps and how the river has changed over time. Other parts of the museum include an overhyped picture gallery which is light on Cranach...More

2  Thank on_the_go_from_206
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