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Imperial City Museum (Reichsstadtmuseum)

Klosterhof 5, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 939043
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Favorite spot in Rothenburg!

I loved this museum! The building and artifacts are well presented and give a good backdrop to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Really excellent small museum

This is an excellent small museum. Well displayed. Well curated. If you came to Rothenburg for the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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This museum explores the long history of the city, with a strong focus on the Thirty Years War.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Klosterhof 5, 91541, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 939043
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this museum! The building and artifacts are well presented and give a good backdrop to the town. I was there on a Thursday morning and almost had the place to myself! Most of what they have is in German with very brief English...More

Thank 881MelissaB881
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent small museum. Well displayed. Well curated. If you came to Rothenburg for the middle ages, this is a must see. Amble information in English. Furniture, tools, weapons, sculpture, all in a former convent.

Thank SeekerOfGoodValue
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The entrance fee doesn't include photo permission - and if you want to record any of what you see, I recommend it. It's a stunning collection that includes statuary, woodwork, swords, guns, armor, paintings, and more - all from the town. I spent a good...More

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I've seen more museums that I care to remember. Roman this, Viking that. Ok - enough, find me a chair! Luckily in this one there are plenty of chairs but I will have to admit I enjoyed most of it. Since it was a convent...More

Thank joerenta
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The museum was better than we expected. The antique weapon collection was impressive. We spent about 2 hours there. The regular price is 5 Euros per person plus 3 Euros for the photo pass. I wish that I would have purchased it. We found it...More

Thank SkiBigSky2017
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Convenient location, but there are better things you could do with your time, like St. Jacob's Church. Lots of department store mannequins dressed in period costume. Would really benefit from a major renovation.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Daniel picked us up from our Viking River Cruise in Wurzburg, Germany and had an all-day tour of Rothenburg. He provided us with many behind-the-scenes areas of the City that were not available from the ship guided tour. We toured the old historic town and...More

Thank Robert_Pellatt
Reviewed 12 December 2016

When I got to this museum, I was excited until I discovered that it cost almost as much to take photos as to get in (entrance is 4.5 euro and to take photos is an additional 3 euro). This put a damper on my joy...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We can see objects from the prehistory, sculptures from Medieval and Renaissance, many sorts of old weapons,objects from Grate Napoleon,Marie Antoinette,Metternich. Also paintings,small Jewish museum,etc.

Thank antonis k
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

For only £4.50 per adult we spent a rainy afternoon in this well appointed museum. The cashier even stored our dripping coats for us. Look out for the locks - amazing.

Thank Marion B
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