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MUNICH MUSEUMS - MUNICH MUSEUMS IN MUNICH

Munich Germany MuseumsMunich Musums - Munich has a collection of over forty-five different types of museums. The city streets have signs directing you toward the museums. As long as you know the name, you shouldn’t have any problem locating them. Munich is proud of the museums and feel free to ask for suggestions from the locals.

There are history, art, and toy museums, to just name a few. Munich Museums tend to be closed on Mondays except for a limited amount. Before planning your day out, make sure to double check if the museum you plan on visiting is open. Some museums have a student rate, and others have free admission on Sundays. The city bus system, trams and underground trains have scheduled stops at the majority of them.

If you are traveling with children, the Toy Museum in the Tower of Old Town Hall is a must see. Here children can view what the hot toys were before computers and televisions. The Ivan Steiger family has collected trains, stuffed animals, dolls and houses for the dolls for many years. This is one of the largest collections of European and American toys. The Toy Museum is located in the tower of the Altes Rathaus in Marienplatz. If you are already there visiting the new or old town halls drop by. They are open daily except for Fasching Tuesday and Christmas Eve. This collection is a reminder of childhoods of the past.

If history is more your speed, then find your way to the Bavarian National Museum on 3 Prinzregenten Street. The museum is filled with a collection of Bavarian and other German cultural artifacts. They also have a large collection of European art. The historic architecture of the building is worth seeing. In the museum you are not only able to see what Germany has created but also the rest of Europe. The artifacts are from the middle ages to present time. There is a small café to enjoy a cup of coffee and also a shop for picking up souvenirs. The Bavarian National Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm. On Thursdays they stay open until 8pm.

For the sport car lover, the BMW Museum is a must see. This building has an extreme modern feel to it. The building itself attracts people to the museum, and you won’t be able to miss the BMW logo outside. Here you can witness the start of the company and everything they have produced. See the earliest BMW automobiles or check out the large collection of BMW motorcycles. Open daily from 9am to 5pm except on holidays and Sunday. Then you will find the museum only open until 4pm those days. There a guides who speak up to six different languages to show you around. Parking is free at this museum.

Munich with it’s forty-five museums, really has something for every type of tourist. Whether it be arts, science, history or cultural museums you seek, Munich has it. For more information on the different museums check out www.muenchen.de This site offers a listing of the all the museums available to visit. Click on the British flag for English.