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Historisches Museum der Pfalz Speyer

Domplatz 4, 67346 Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6232 13250
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Nice Place

Very beautiful museum with interesting exposition. Really good for children's and also for parents... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Luiz Augusto M
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Vinhedo, SP
via mobile
We went when there were no special exhibitions

and we did not find much of interest in the permanent exhibits apart from the section on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
namklim
,
Saint Die des Vosges, France
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This impressive history museum features a diverse selection of exhibits from pre-history through modern times.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Domplatz 4, 67346 Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful museum with interesting exposition. Really good for children's and also for parents. Nice place near to the river and very good to walk on the park.

Thank Luiz Augusto M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

and we did not find much of interest in the permanent exhibits apart from the section on the cathedral/treasury. So it was not really worth the 7€ entrance charge. Most of the permanent exhibits only had labels in German and many (stone age, Roman, etc)...More

Thank namklim
Reviewed 13 May 2017

For me you can forget the Maya, the stone age, and even the roman artifacts. I found the number 1 place to see is actually on the lower level at the end of the exhibits. The Cathedral Treasury. Exhibit shows the cathedral as it was...More

1  Thank kingofhma
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Basically, I was not sure that I want to visit this museum. Artifacts of primitive era and household items from the life of Roman legionaries - these exhibits are usually quite ordinary and quickly erased from memory. However, for the benefit of the museum played...More

Thank gentbrugg
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My husband, myself, a nine year old and a one year old went to this museum. It was beautiful! We only had a short time, but we saw the relics and vestments used by priests hundreds of years ago! The monstrances on display were gorgeous!...More

Thank Quinten S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The Mayas have always interested me and it is an excellent exhibition, well thought out, with a lot visual aids, which makes it come alive. What impressed me was that they made is also interesting to students, not so dried out. It makes you wonder...More

Thank Ana Maria W
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The museum is located in an old fortress, so just seeing the interior is interesting (though not physically accessible). Signage is only in German as are handouts, but as always, docents are very helpful. Top floor is the more "modern" history - 1800's through WWI....More

Thank travelpal600
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Museum der Pfalz (the Palatinate) is mildly interesting, especially the WWI exhibit of life in the trenches from the German soldiers' view. But most of the exhibits carry little in the way of English explanations. In fact I could only understand the WWI video...More

Thank sateldegaman
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I got the notion that the museum is slightly off the attention of foreign tourists though it is worth the visit. The reason might be only the German information of the artifacts is available. You may see all the significant artifacts of the region and...More

Thank Lennigan
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The special Maya exhibit brings together wonderful photographs of Macduff Everton, spectacular original pieces form Guatemala and around Europe, with a focus on the new site Uxul, whose work Nicolai Grube of U Bonn has developed. The animation videos of the site of Uxul, and...More

1  Thank Anabel-2013
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Connie D
6 April 2016|
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Hi, I believe that the main information is in German only. You get only some labels by the artefacts in English.
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