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Address: Schlossgartenstr. 10, 64289 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
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Nice Museum

This charming Museum occupies a small two-storey Palace in Herrengarten on the opposite side from Landesmuseum. Formally, the Palace belonged to Prince George, but we know that it... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

This charming Museum occupies a small two-storey Palace in Herrengarten on the opposite side from Landesmuseum. Formally, the Palace belonged to Prince George, but we know that it was more of a princess home. This is a complete thematic Museum, funds of which consist of instances of the elite porcelain of European manufacturers, primarily German, including products from Meißen, Furstenburg... More 

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Darmstadt, Germany
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

a must go, imperial tea sets, gifts to the wife of the last roman car, alexandra princess of hessen darmstadt, ming vases, ....a former summer villa of the Darmstadt nobility...its free, the chucch across the street is a lovely place as well, big space, lovely organist...

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We were fascinated by the variety and artistic skill as well as the history of every piece of porcelain on display. An amazing collection; exquisitely beautiful and well worth a visit.

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Stoke-on-Trent, UK
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

To quote the museum's Internet site :- The Grand Ducal Hessian Porcelain Collection was set up by Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine and was opened to the public in 1908.The collection is not the result of an individual collector’s passion but rather the product of a family’s inventory, gathered over centuries. Bordering the Herrngarten, the Prince... More 

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Goteborg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2013

Yes, Darmstadt had a royal family! In the large Park, just behind the Hessen Landesmuseum, past the Rose Garden with its outstanding collection of sundials, is the ex-home of a princess. Nice porcelain collection, beautiful wooden floors, high ceilings. Years ago when we visited, it appears that the opening hours do seem to vary.... For those interested in porcelain and... More 

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