Nuremberg Museums and Galleries Tour, Nuremberg

Nuremberg houses a variety of history and art museums. Visitors can discover the city's history at Fembo House, explore the development of communications at the Transport and Communications Museum, enjoy art exhibits at the New Museum of Art and Design and return to one’s childhood at the Toy Museum.
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Nuremberg Museums and Galleries Tour Map

Guide Name: Nuremberg Museums and Galleries Tour
Guide Location: Germany » Nuremberg (See other walking tours in Nuremberg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Author: Ella
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Transport and Communications Museum

1) Transport and Communications Museum (must see)

The Transport and Communications Museum consists of the Deutsche Bahn's own DB Museum and the Museum of Communications. It also has two satellite museums at Koblenz-Lützel (the DB Museum Koblenz) and Halle (DB Museum Halle). The Nuremberg Transport Museum is one of the oldest technical history museums in Europe.

The forerunner of the present-day DB Museum was opened in 1899 as a royal Bavarian railway museum and it is therefore the oldest railway museum in Germany. Today it is a...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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German National Museum

2) German National Museum (must see)

The German National Museum, founded in 1852, houses a large collection of items relating to German culture and art extending from prehistoric times through to the present day. With current overall holdings of about 1.2 million objects, the Germanisches Nationalmuseum is Germany's largest museum of cultural history.

Formerly the Germanisches Museum, it was founded by a group of individuals led by Franconian baron, Hans von und zu Aufsess, whose goal was to assemble a...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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New Museum for Art and Design (Neues Museum für Kunst und Design)

3) New Museum for Art and Design (Neues Museum für Kunst und Design)

Located not far from the Central Railway Station, the architecture of the New Museum for Art and Design is extraordinary. Its collection of modern art and the applied arts will impress any visitor.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm; Thursday: 10 am – 8...   view more
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Natural History Museum

4) Natural History Museum (must see)

The Natural History Museum, opened nearly 200 years ago, is one of the oldest museums in Nuremberg. Its exhibits include many fascinating archaeological artifacts from all over the world, detailing the development of life on Earth.

Operation hours: Monday - Thursday, Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm; Friday: 10 am - 9...   view more
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Toy Museum

5) Toy Museum (must see)

Since 1971, the Toy Museum has been very popular among children and adults. This four-story museum features toy collections from the Middle Ages to today, from handmade to high-tech. It is a great place to learn about the history of toys and see the dolls and train sets from your childhood again.

Operation hours: Monday (July - September and December during Christmas market): 10 am - 5 pm; Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm; Daily (During the International Toy...   view more
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Fembo House

6) Fembo House (must see)

The Impressive façade and interior of Fembo House, once a grand villa, attracts many visitors. The museum’s 950 rooms display a vast collection of furniture, paintings and other items related to the city’s colorful history.

Operation hours: Monday (July - September and December during Christmas market): 10 am - 5 pm; Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 10 am - 6...   view more
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Historic Art Shelter

7) Historic Art Shelter

Twenty-four meters beneath the hill on which Kaiserburg Castle stands, the most valuable art masterpieces were sheltered during World War II. This well-preserved bomb-proof underground museum still uses the original ventilation system. It features many fascinating film and sound recordings. Though many works were returned after the war, some remain on display here.

Operation hours: Monday - Sunday: 2:30 pm, Friday, Saturday 2:30 pm, 5:30...   view more
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Tucher Mansion Museum

8) Tucher Mansion Museum

The Tucher Mansion Museum, the residence of a merchant family, houses a collection of the furniture, fine ceiling paintings by Georg Pencz and Renaissance interior décor. The museum’s theater features films about the Nuremberg Golden Age.

Operation hours: Monday: 10 am - 3 pm; Thursday: 1 pm - 5 pm; Sunday: 10 am - 5...   view more

Walking Tours in Nuremberg, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Nuremberg

Create Your Own Walk in Nuremberg

Creating your own self-guided walk in Nuremberg is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Western Nuremberg Tour

Western Nuremberg Tour

Western Nuremberg is known as the Johannis district. It features a number of parks, historical graveyards, beautiful Baroque houses and churches. Its charming gardens are great places to relax and enjoy nature, sculptures and fountains.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 km
Hitler's Nuremberg Tour

Hitler's Nuremberg Tour

Adolf Hitler referred to Nuremberg as the City of the Party Rallies, considering it the standard for German cities. The monumental Party Rally Grounds is located on a 24.5 hectare territory in southern Nuremberg. The huge buildings resemble ancient Roman architecture. Nowadays, this enormous complex represents the fall of the Third Reich.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.1 km
Nuremberg Cultural Tour

Nuremberg Cultural Tour

Nuremberg has a rich cultural life with many events including concerts, music festivals and theatrical performances. The citizens of Nuremberg are proud of their cultural heritage and carefully preserve the works of their prominent figures.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Nuremberg City Center Tour

Nuremberg City Center Tour

Nuremberg, the second largest city in Bavaria, has a wonderful assortment of Middle Age and modern architecture. Considered the center of German humanism, it is also the birthplace of the German railway. It is the famous place where fascism was put on trial following World War II. Take this self-guided tour and enjoy the splendid views of this old city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Kids Entertainment Tour in Nuremberg

Kids Entertainment Tour in Nuremberg

Nuremberg offers a wide variety of entertainment for children and adults. The city pays great attention to the cultural needs of its citizens and the development of the rising generation. The family oriented nature of the city provides many wonderful leisure activities for children.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.7 km
Nuremberg Nightlife Tour

Nuremberg Nightlife Tour

Nuremberg offers a wide range of attractions and entertainment in the evening. Bars, restaurants, dance clubs, cinemas and cabaret are all part of the city’s vibrant nightlife, guaranteeing a lot of energy and good times.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km