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Alte Pinakothek Art Gallery

Alte Pinakothek Art Gallery

The “Alte Pinakothek” is one of the world’s major art galleries and presents European masterpieces from the Middle Ages through to the 18th century. Founded by King Ludwig I, it celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2011.
Bayerisches Nationalmuseum (National Bavarian Museum)

Bayerisches Nationalmuseum (National Bavarian Museum)

Located in Prinzregentenstrasse, the National Bavarian Museum houses collections of art and cultural history of European standing, from the Romanesque era to the 20th century. They are primarily of Southern German, Bavarian and Munich origin. Its collections of nativity scenes are also famous well beyond regional boundaries.
Blutenburg Castle

Blutenburg Castle

This fascinating moated castle complex with the St. Sigismund castle chapel is a masterpiece of Late Gothic. It was built as a hunting lodge in the 15th century by the Wittelsbach Duke Albrecht III. It is surrounded by the River Würm and has a circular rampart, fortified towers and a moat.
Brandhorst Collection

Brandhorst Collection

This modern museum building in Munich’s art district houses the collection of the donors, Udo and Anette Brandhorst. Altogether, the collection comprises more than 700 works of art, with a focus on the works of artists who have had a decisive influence on art since 1945.
Bäuml Porcelain Collection

Bäuml Porcelain Collection

This museum at Nymphenburg Castle shows more than 1,000 exhibits from the Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory, which was founded in the 18th century. The collection is based on samples assembled by Albert Bäuml, an entrepreneur and director of the Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufactory.
Cuvilliés Theatre

Cuvilliés Theatre

The Cuvilliés Theatre (formerly known as the Residence Theatre) is considered to be Germany’s major Rococo theatre. It is today located in the so-called Apothekenstock (Apothecary Block) of the Munich Residenz and is one of the leading buildings designed by François de Cuvilliés.
Deutsches Museum (German Museum)

Deutsches Museum (German Museum)

The German Museum was founded by Oskar von Miller and is built on an island in the River Isar. With its extensive range of some 28,000 exhibits from about 50 fields of science and technology, it is the largest museum of its kind in the world.
Dr. Schneider Porcelain Collection

Dr. Schneider Porcelain Collection

A branch of the National Bavarian Museum is today housed in the former ballrooms of Lustheim Palace in the grounds of Schleissheim Castle. It contains a large collection of early Meissen porcelain donated by industrialist Prof. Dr. Ernst Schneider.
Glyptothek Museum and Antiquities Collection

Glyptothek Museum and Antiquities Collection

The Glyptothek Museum and State Antiquities Collection are located on Königsplatz. The Glyptothek Museum presents a prolific collection of ancient Greek and Roman statues and sculptures. The Antiquities Collection is one of Germany’s largest museums of Greek, Etruscan and Roman art.
Neue Pinakothek Art Gallery

Neue Pinakothek Art Gallery

This collection presents an overview of the epochs of European art from the Enlightenment to the dawn of the era of Modernism and so includes the late 18th, the whole of the 19th and the early 20th century. Together with Classicist paintings and sculptures, works of Romanticism, Art Nouveau and Impressionism are on show.
Pinakothek Gallery of Modernism

Pinakothek Gallery of Modernism

The Pinakothek Gallery of Modernism houses four museums under one roof in Munich’s art district – the art, graphics, architecture and design of the 20th and 21st centuries are exhibited in a unique museum building.
Residenz (Palace of Residence)

Residenz (Palace of Residence)

The town palace of the Wittelsbach family was the home and seat of government of the Bavarian dukes, electors and kings. It is the largest palace located in a city centre in Germany and houses one of Europe’s major museums of interior design. The museum shows the styles of the palace as they developed over the centuries, with exhibits from the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and Classicist periods.
Schack Gallery

Schack Gallery

The Schack Gallery was created from the collection of Count Adolf Friedrich von Schack, a patron of the arts. It is located in Prinzregentenstrasse and primarily contains works of Munich and German landscape and historic painters in the 19th century.
Stadtmuseum

Stadtmuseum

Stuck Villa

Stuck Villa

This neo-Classicist mansion located in Prinzregentenstrasse in Bogenhausen was built in 1897/98. Its exhibits include the paintings and the ground-breaking studio and living accommodation - designed by the artist himself - of Franz von Stuck (1863 – 1928), the famous Munich Art Nouveau “painter-prince”. The inner courtyard and garden have been laid out as shown by historic plans.
Städt. Galerie im Lenbachhaus

Städt. Galerie im Lenbachhaus





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