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A treasure trove of treasures

This museum was a revelation. It is stuffed full of treasures including copes and clothing dating... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
pjg3
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York, United Kingdom
Worth a stop here!

Of course you are going to visit the Dom Cathedral, so this is RIGHT THERE on the left side of the... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
gr8ful2
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virginia
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Domplatz 5, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This museum was a revelation. It is stuffed full of treasures including copes and clothing dating back to the eleventh century. It is a shame that they offer no guidebook (even in German) and allow no photography.

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Reviewed June 27, 2018

The pieces displayed at this museum (specially the textiles) are really worth seeing. However, do not expect any information in English or any other language but German. For a museum that is charging visitors, I think this is not fair or nice.

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Of course you are going to visit the Dom Cathedral, so this is RIGHT THERE on the left side of the structure, with a separate entrance, with a small gift shop. There is a modest charge (Dom is free). Five visits to Bamberg and finally...More

Thank gr8ful2
Reviewed January 17, 2018

While there is a fee for the museum while the church is free it is included in the Bamberg Card. The museum has wonderful holy outfits and artifacts from through the ages. Enjoy!

Thank Mike N
Reviewed August 28, 2017

This is most definitely a must see. I thoroughly enjoyed my time here. I toured the city and found the people very warm and friendly. I took so many pictures because there was so much beauty and sites that I wanted to have lots to...More

Thank Teri0101
Reviewed June 17, 2017

I felt the best way to understand the area a little is to not only take the guided tour of the Cathedral but also visit this great museum that houses some of Europes oldes Royal textiles (I work with textiles so that is very interesting...More

Thank R_G_Baker
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Enjoyed our visit, as the inside is interesting as well as the exhibits. Again, it is included in the Bamberg Card, so we got it for free! Like all museums, you have to put your day pack, purse, etc in a locker, but remember, you...More

Thank Kip F
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

You don't need to be religious to enjoy this museum but if you have an interest in history you cannot fail to be impressed with this collection, especially the ancient textiles and the huge silver processional cross. The entry can be purchased on a combined...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2016

So much to see, incredible historical pieces, artwork and amazing furnishings that are from an opulent era that inspires the imagination. A worthwhile place to visit.

1  Thank Maria M
Reviewed April 30, 2016

I was deeply impressed by the huge silk robes embroided so skillfully with golden threads, absolutely amazing. How many women and how many hours did it take to make such a robe? There is also a unique collection of valuable liturgical objects, relics, golden heavy...More

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