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Historisches Museum der Pfalz Speyer

Domplatz 4, 67346 Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6232 13250
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HISTORY COMES ALIVE

Whilst at Speyer we visited the Historical Museum Many very old artifacts on display and friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JeffTheChairman
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Nice Museum with OK Exhibits at Inflated Prices

We visited the Richard Lionheart exhibit with our eyes wide open. Clearly, there are not many... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
DonPaulo
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Richmond, Virginia
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This impressive history museum features a diverse selection of exhibits from pre-history through modern times.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“maya exhibit” (2 reviews)
“on display” (4 reviews)
“stone age” (2 reviews)
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Domplatz 4, 67346 Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst at Speyer we visited the Historical Museum Many very old artifacts on display and friendly helpful staff on hand Spent an interesting time wandering around and would like to revisit Close to the Cathedral

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We visited the Richard Lionheart exhibit with our eyes wide open. Clearly, there are not many artifacts that survived until today. Those that did, have significant intrinsic value, so there is not much for the hands-on exhibit visitors. What the exhibit does well is displaying...More

Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

All the staff went out of their way to be helpful and informative. Interesting displays. For me the Roman collection was exceptional.

Thank Richard477
Reviewed 8 July 2017 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 27 June 2017

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

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