All history museums and attractions to visit in Munich

Munich (Germany) is a good place to visit if you are interested in history. Below we list all 8 history museums in Munich, to lose yourself in the place's cultural heritage and local history.

Are you a real history buff and are you looking for the best history museums to visit in Munich? These are the ones:

  1. Nymphenburg Palace1

    Nymphenburg Palace

    Designed by Agostino Barelli, the name of this palace literally translates as the Castle of the Nymphs. When the Bavarian royalty in the 17th century wanted to take a summer break, they would go to the Nymphenburg Palace. Today, it is open to the public and home to several historical museums. You ca
  2. State Collection of Egyptian Art2

    State Collection of Egyptian Art

    The State Collection of Egyptian Art in Munich (Staatliche Sammlung für Ägyptische Kunst) is an archaeological museum in Munich that holds and exhibits the state collection of Ancient Egypt art with exhibitions both on the predynastic as well as the dynastic periods. The State Collection of Egyptian
  3. Bavarian National Museum3

    Bavarian National Museum

    The Bavarian National Museum (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum) is a museum of applied art in Munich that holds and exhibits objects originating from the Middle Ages onward. The museum was founded in 1855 by King Maximilian II of Bavaria and houses a varied collection of sculptures and visual art collecti
  4. Munich Municipal Museum4

    Munich Municipal Museum

    The Munich Municipal Museum (Munich Stadtmuseum) is the city's main museum that houses various exhibitions on topics related to Munich on three floors, with focus on the culture. The museum is housed in the former municipal arsenal and stables, both of the late Gothic period. The museum features var
  5. Stuck Villa (Jugendstil Museum)5

    Stuck Villa (Jugendstil Museum)

    Stuck Villa (Jugendstil Museum) is a villa in Munich designed and built by the painter Franz von Stuck for his personal use between 1897 and 1898. In 1968 it was transformed to house the Museum Villa Stuck dedicated to Art Nouveau. The interior presents some of the artist's paintings and retains the
  6. Museum of Antiquities (Antikensammlungen)6

    Museum of Antiquities (Antikensammlungen)

    The Staatliche Antikensammlungen (National Collections of Ancient Objects, Museum of Antiquities) is a museum in Munich with antiquities from Greece, Etruria and Rome. The building called Ausstellungsgebäude which houses the museum collections was built at the behest of Ludwig I, inspired by a templ
  7. Paleontological Museum Munich7

    Paleontological Museum Munich

    The Paleontological Museum Munich is a museum in Munich that exhibits objects from the Bayerischen Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie (Bavarian State Collection for Paleontology and Geology). The building that houses the museum dates from the 20th century when it was planned to be a schoo
  8. Jewish Museum Munich8

    Jewish Museum Munich

    The Jewish Museum Munich is a museum in Munich that provides an overview of Munich’s Jewish history, located between the main synagogue Ohel Jakob and the Jewish Community Center. The 900 square meters of exhibition space is spread over three floors. The ground floor features the permanent exhibitio

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