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Worth the stop

We recently went on a boat cruise starting in Starnberg and we got off the boat in Bernried to take... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Chris P
Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
A must!

A cradle of pure german expressionist painting, a unique collection of curious, fascinating... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
Cagliari, Italy
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The diverse expressionist collections of artist Lothar-Günther Buchheim gathered under one roof.
Am Hirschgarten 1, 82347 Bernried am Starnberger See, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8158 997060
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

We recently went on a boat cruise starting in Starnberg and we got off the boat in Bernried to take a break for a coffee, plum cake and a tour of the Buchheim Phantasy Museum. This is a private collect of the producer "Das Boat"...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed May 24, 2018

A cradle of pure german expressionist painting, a unique collection of curious, fascinating ethnographical rooms and... all the parafernalia of the famous movie U-BOOT, taken from a book of Herr Buchheim, the Museum's creator...

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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Have now been here a number of times and always enjoyed it. Can only recommend anyone coming close to stop for a treat for the creative part of your mind. The museum is fantastically located on the shore of Starnberg See and has a great...More

Thank JensPerregaard
Reviewed January 16, 2018

I have been out there several times and have never been disappointed. This time I caught an exhibit of collections of Buchheim and Gerlinger, mostly showing paintings by the core members of the 'Bridge' and those members who were in and out briefly. It's always...More

Thank MuttiB
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful structure on the lake. Unfortunately we did not have enough time to visit all the floors but it's really worth it. I loved the expressionist paintings.

Thank Alice N
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Buchheim Museum has not only an excellent collection of German expressionism but also some other collections e.g. African art. The building itself shows top class architecture, the Bernrieder Park aronud the museum is really nice.

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Reviewed March 18, 2017

We were lucky when we visited this museum because the exhibition of the artist was extended. Very nice collection of all kinds of pieces af art and paintings.

Thank Frans B
Reviewed March 7, 2017

We visit the Buchheim Museum each year when we stay at the Starnbergsee and are never disappointed. There is a large permanent collection and special exhibitions. This year's special exhibition features the paintings of Friedensreich Hundertwasser. While I prefer his architecture, I had not realized...More

Thank DonPaulo
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Great museum with very nice pieces of art mostly German expressionists but also more modern pieces as well as african and asian art. The building is hanging over the lake and is simply beautiful. Lovely park with unusual sculptures. A must see if you are...More

Thank Florence H
Reviewed September 20, 2016

The setting of this museum is idyllic and one can linger in the cafe but what awaits you inside is fascinating. From the car entwined by an octopus at the entrance one passes through the shop which is full of interesting gifts (our 5 year...More

Thank Jane K
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