Munich Museums

Pinakothek der Moderne – Munich’s museum of modern art contains an impressive collection of pieces from 20th century art movements including German Expressionism.
Pinakothek der Moderne

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.
Alte Pinakothek München

Neue Pinakothek – Founded by King Ludwig I of Bavaria in 1853, it houses a collection of 18th and 19th century European art.
2009-02-15 München 085 Neue Pinakothek

Museum Brandhorst
Museum Brandhorst

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.
München - Bayerisches Nationalmuseum -

BMW Museum – Established in 1972 and located near Olympiapark, about 250,000 people visit this museum about German automotive manufacturer BMW.
BMW Welt, Munich, Germany / Munique, Alemanha

Deutsches Museum – Munich is home to the world’s largest museum of science and technology. It attracts approximately 1.5 million visitors annually.
Deutsches Historisches Museum

Glyptothek – The museum contains King Ludwig I of Bavaria’s collection of Greek and Roman sculptures.
Glyptothek entrance

Haus der Kunst – Opened in 1937 by the Third Reich to showcase German art, it now hosts temporary exhibits.
Haus der Kunst

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.
Munich: Jewish Museum Munich

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.
Lenbachhaus Museum Garden

Marstallmuseum – The Museum of Carriages and Sleighs in the former Royal Stables is located at Nymphenburg Palace along with the Museum of Nymphenburg Porcelain.
Marstallmuseum München

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.

Residenzmuseum – One of the largest interior design museums in Europe, it contains rooms decorated in the styles of the Renaissance, the baroque, the neoclassical epoch, and others.

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.

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