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A museum like a Greek temple

Glyptothek Munich is situated near Konigsplatz, build in neoclassical style, and houses State... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ancient Ruins to Ourselves

So the Glyptothek barely registers in most guidebooks - I get it, there are other, "bigger" sites... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Excellent collection of antique sculptures.
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Koenigsplatz 3, 80333 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glyptothek Munich is situated near Konigsplatz, build in neoclassical style, and houses State Collection Greek and Roman Antiquities. It's the city's oldest public museum - started from the time of King Ludwig I. I recommend this museum for the lovers of the classical art.

Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So the Glyptothek barely registers in most guidebooks - I get it, there are other, "bigger" sites in Munich, not to mention a lot of beer available. But if you're into ancient Greek and Roman statue, the Glyptothek is a wonderful little museum, with good...More

Thank JillianG
Reviewed 5 July 2018

One of the three impressive monumental buildings that we enjoyed viewing at Königsplatz is Glyptothek (Ancient Sculpture Museum). This is an early 19th century building built by German architect, Leo von Klenze, who designed each of these buildings based on the Three Orders of ancient...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 19 June 2018

You have to be interested in antique sculpture to go. It is a traditionalö museum, but some pieces are exceptional.

Thank JoniHelsinki
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The Glyptothek is a must see, quite near Munich main railway station. The roman/greek exhibits are well presented and of great interest. This museum is a must see for history lovers. Tip Sunday entrance is only 1 euro.

Thank dereka66
Reviewed 26 April 2018

I spent 2 hours here during a multi-museum day in Munich. If Classical sculpture is your thing this is the place. The current focus is on the sculpture of busts.

1  Thank robertsB3232DA
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is a beautiful museum. Nowhere in the United States is there a museum as immersive as this one. The freestanding statues are just stunning and to be able to examine them so intimately is really wonderful, not to mention the collection is massive. The...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Look great from outside. It little complicated to come there because no Ubahn goes from Marienplaz but you can take a bus or go on foot.

Thank Matej P
Reviewed 12 March 2018

It is a very interesting musseum! You can see an excellent collection of stolen greek and roman sculptures! There are two buildings that you can visit with your ticket.

Thank stavros-viki
Reviewed 2 March 2018

You know what we liked best about this museum besides the fact that items on display are of top notch quality? That's the fact that there's no overflow of sculptures, so each item has ample space! Signs are in German and English, however audio guides...More

1  Thank Travellerfr0mH0lland
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As usual in most museums, they discourage flash and if you're taking pics of anything you shouldn't be, there will be somebody there to remind you. We had no problem taking all the pics we wanted.
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