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Diocesan Museum

Domplatz 5, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 502316
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Well worth the visit in combination with the Cathedral

I felt the best way to understand the area a little is to not only take the guided tour of the... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Russell, New Zealand
gorgeous sumptuous robes, religious icons etc

Enjoyed our visit, as the inside is interesting as well as the exhibits. Again, it is included in... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Kip F
Sacramento, California
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Domplatz 5, 96049 Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 951 502316
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

I felt the best way to understand the area a little is to not only take the guided tour of the Cathedral but also visit this great museum that houses some of Europes oldes Royal textiles (I work with textiles so that is very interesting...More

Thank R_G_Baker
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Enjoyed our visit, as the inside is interesting as well as the exhibits. Again, it is included in the Bamberg Card, so we got it for free! Like all museums, you have to put your day pack, purse, etc in a locker, but remember, you...More

Thank Kip F
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

You don't need to be religious to enjoy this museum but if you have an interest in history you cannot fail to be impressed with this collection, especially the ancient textiles and the huge silver processional cross. The entry can be purchased on a combined...More

1  Thank Harleygirl1340
Reviewed 14 June 2016

So much to see, incredible historical pieces, artwork and amazing furnishings that are from an opulent era that inspires the imagination. A worthwhile place to visit.

1  Thank Maria M
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I was deeply impressed by the huge silk robes embroided so skillfully with golden threads, absolutely amazing. How many women and how many hours did it take to make such a robe? There is also a unique collection of valuable liturgical objects, relics, golden heavy...More

Thank Betina
Reviewed 23 December 2015

The museum is worth a visit, particularly on cold, windy days! First, housekeeping: 4 Euro fee is paid at the small gift shop which is directly inside the door, restrooms off that room, bags including handbags are required to be placed in lockers (free), no...More

2  Thank soundlyread
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Diocesian Museum interesting for artifacts well presented and its information on Clement II. Probably not for the casual visitor. It is a typically quiet and serene venue. Good for a break on a snotty winter's day.

Thank G C
Reviewed 26 May 2014

A great museum to visit with several rooms and exhibits was very informative although an audio guide would have been best as my German is not so good. Highly recommended as it is adjacent and left of the main entrance to the cathedral.

1  Thank publiussulla
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Don't be put off by the fact that this is a museum of solely ecclesiastical exhibits. The quality of the early vestments and needlework is probably worth the entrance charge alone. Unfortunately however there is little documentation for the visitor in any language other than...More

Thank Malcolm W
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