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Historisches Museum Bamberg

Domplatz 7, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 5190746
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Like all the museum, the place was full of history and interesting story to tell. The place is vast... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
CPVanHelden
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Excellent exhibit on the history of Jews in Bamberg.

A chance to read not only about the general history but also to be introduced to individual stories... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
GJune44
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Arlington, Virginia
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Domplatz 7, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Like all the museum, the place was full of history and interesting story to tell. The place is vast and the building was magnificent. Tiny little walk up the hill but worth the effort.

Thank CPVanHelden
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

A chance to read not only about the general history but also to be introduced to individual stories - especially in regard to what happened in World War II. Germany is to be commended to facing the truth of those years and doing what it...More

Thank GJune44
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

If you speak and or read German, no problems, if not, they only have translations on the hanging scrolls for the more general info not on the individual pieces, but still worth going as you can see some things, They have an exhibit of maps...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

In a good and small town like Bamberg this was certainly a hidden surprise. We really enjoyed the few hours we spent in this museum and it was quite an educational tour. A well maintained place but with less English speaking people. I wish we...More

1  Thank TharinduKande
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I was very interested in this museum however came way frustrated as the only English translations available were very simple overviews of galleries (very little new info). If you want a very brief overview and German-only written descriptions/explanations won't detract from your experience then this...More

2  Thank Linda G
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

For a small town like Bamberg this is a really interesting museum, well worth a couple of hours of your time. It's located in the Alte Hofhaltung, next to the cathedral. There are four permanent exhibitions: - the development of Bamberg and its relationship with...More

4  Thank Dohfar
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

Good place to go with kids.very well kept museum, downton Bamberg.Amating exibits! Paradise for bird watchers.

1  Thank Sabine1958
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

The museum, which is in a restored historical building (including former stables)! has an excellently curated and presented exhibition on "Jewish Bamberg", with photographs, artefacts and much documentation, obviously the result of excellent research. The city of Bamberg and the Director of the Museum are...More

3  Thank Shachrai24
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Reviewed 22 August 2015

If you have a thing for maps, this museum is for you. Just as you enter there is as room featuring masps and how the river has changed over time. Other parts of the museum include an overhyped picture gallery which is light on Cranach...More

2  Thank on_the_go_from_206
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

The museum is spread over several floors and over a Couple of buildings. It is worth the moderate cost. An interesting photography exhibition at the moment and a pleasant way to spend an hour or so

Thank Paul h
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