Pinakothek der Moderne – Munich’s museum of modern art contains an impressive collection of pieces from 20th century art movements including German Expressionism.
Architekturmuseum der TUM – An autonomous museum in the Pinakothek der Moderne which offers exhibits related to German architecture.
Alte Pinakothek – It is one of the oldest art galleries in the world and contains German, Netherlandish, and Italian paintings, among others, from the 13th – 18th century.
Neue Pinakothek – Founded by King Ludwig I of Bavaria in 1853, it houses a collection of 18th and 19th century European art.
Turkentor – The gatehouse to the barracks constructed in 1826 for the Royal Bavarian Infantry Lifeguards Regiment is now a single work art gallery containing Walter De Maria’s Large Red Sphere. It is located near the Pinakothek der Moderne.
Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst – The State Museum of Egyptian Art displays artwork from Ancient Egypt.
Bayerishes Nationalmuseum – The Bavarian National Museum contains a collection of European artifacts from antiquity until the 20th Century.
BMW Museum – Established in 1972 and located near Olympiapark, about 250,000 people visit this museum about German automotive manufacturer BMW.
Deutsches Museum – Munich is home to the world’s largest museum of science and technology. It attracts approximately 1.5 million visitors annually.
Glyptothek – The museum contains King Ludwig I of Bavaria’s collection of Greek and Roman sculptures.
Haus der Kunst – Opened in 1937 by the Third Reich to showcase German art, it now hosts temporary exhibits.
Hypo-Kunsthalle – Exhibition space that opened in 1985 and moved to Funf Hofe in 2001. It has held more than 80 exhibitions.
Jagd- und Fischereimuseum – The German Hunting and Fishing Museum is a former Augustinian monastery that now houses exhibits related to hunting and fishing in Germany.
Jewish Museum – The story of Munich’s Jewish history is told in this museum that has been in the works since 1928 but opened to the public at Sankt-Jakobs-Platz in 2007.
Lenbachhaus – Franz von Lenbach’s villa which was built in the late 19th century is now a gallery featuring paintings and contemporary art from Munich artists.
Marstallmuseum – The Museum of Carriages and Sleighs in the former Royal Stables is located at Nymphenburg Palace along with the Museum of Nymphenburg Porcelain.
Munchner Stadtmuseum – Founded in 1888, it contains exhibits about Munich’s cultural history, the Nazi Movement, film, photography, puppets and film, among other things.
Museum Mensch und Natur – The Museum of Humans and Nature is the natural history museum of Germany. It is located in Nymphenburg Palace.
Schackgalerie – It contains one of the most important collections of German paintings from the 19th century.
Spielzeugmuseum – The toy museum is located in Altes Rathaus at the Marienplatz.
Volkerkundemuseum – The State Museum of Ethnology is the second largest in Germany and includes collections from worldwide.
Paläontologischen Museum München – The German National History Museum associated with Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat.
Geologisches Museum – The museum displays exhibits related to the fundamentals of geology and the geological history of Bavaria.
Alpines Museum – The museum features exhibits related to 200 years of mountaineering.
Archäologische Staatssammlung – The Bavarian State Archaeological Collection tells the history of Bavarian settlement from first human appearance to Charlemagne, along with special exhibitions.
Kinder- und Jugendmuseum – Munich’s Children and Youth Museum encourages kids of all ages to learn the town’s history through puzzles and other activites.
Valentin-Karlstadt Museum – Museum dedicated to the Charlie Chaplin of Germany, Bavarian comedian Karl Valentin and his 1female partner, Liesl Karlstadt.
Rathausgalerie – The Munich City Hall Gallery was converted from the cashier’s hall to an art exhibition space in 1979. It usually has exhibits of contemporary art from Munich artists.
Kunstverein München – The Kunstverein promotes lesser known contemporary artists from its location in the Hofgarten in Odeonsplatz.
Museum für Abgüsse klassischer Bildwerke – The Museum of Casts of Classical Statues contains statues from Greek and Roman antiquity.
Sammlung Goetz – A private contemporary art collection owned by Ingvild Goetz who creates exhibitions for the public.
Villa Stuck – This historic home was turned into a museum in 1992 for the work of Franz Stuck, a German painter with Symbolist and Art Nouveau works.