Stuttgart Museums Walk (Self Guided), Stuttgart

Stuttgart is a wonderful city with a number of fascinating museums. Most of the museums exhibit historical and cultural artifacts of the city, archaeological relics and biographical data of famous people. The following self-guided tour will take you to the best museums in Stuttgart.
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Stuttgart Museums Walk Map

Guide Name: Stuttgart Museums Walk
Guide Location: Germany » Stuttgart (See other walking tours in Stuttgart)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles
Author: sabrina
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Haus der Geschichte Baden-Württemberg
  • Landesmuseum
  • Music Instrument Museum
  • Linden Museum
  • Theodor Heuss Haus
Haus der Geschichte Baden-Württemberg

1) Haus der Geschichte Baden-Württemberg

Haus der Geschichte Baden-Württemberg is a house-museum, located near the central plaza of the city. The main theme of the exhibition is the history of regions of southwest Germany such as Barden-Württemberg and Hohenzollern from 1790 till today. Multimedia presentations and a theme park allow visitors to enjoy the fascinating exhibits.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm; Thursday: 10 am - 9 pm

2) Landesmuseum (must see)

The Landesmuseum Württemberg (Württemberg State Museum) is the main historical museum of the Württemberg part of the German state of Baden-Württemberg. It emerged from the 16th century “Kunstkammer” (art chamber) of the dukes, later kings, of Württemberg who resided in Stuttgart. As a museum it was founded in 1869 by King William I. The museum's main location is the Old Castle in Stuttgart. The nearby granary and the cellar of the New Castle also contain parts of the collections as well as Waldenbuch Castle outside of Stuttgart. The collections are grouped into three divisions: archaeology, history of art and cultural history and folklore. Apart from these collections, the museum regularly features special exhibitions.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Sight description based on wikipedia
Music Instrument Museum

3) Music Instrument Museum (must see)

Located in Schillerplatz' southwestern corner, Musical Instrument Museum is another popular tourist attraction. Here visitors can see amazing collections of totally different types of historic musical instruments. Next to this lovely museum you can see reconstructed Stiftskirche with its magnificent twin 61m-high, late-Gothic towers.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm
Linden Museum

4) Linden Museum

The Linden Museum is an ethnological museum located in Stuttgart, Germany. It is one of the principal ethnological museums in the world. The museum traces its origins to the collection of objects amassed by the Verein für Handelsgeographie (Association for Trade Geography) in the 19th century. The namesake of the museum is Karl Graf von Linden (1838-1910) who, as president of the Stuttgart Verein für Handelsgeographie, took an interest in assembling and organizing the collection, and invited explorers of the caliber of Sven Hedin and Roald Amundsen to Stuttgart.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm; Sunday: 10 am – 6 pm.
Sight description based on wikipedia
Theodor Heuss Haus

5) Theodor Heuss Haus

The Theodor Heuss Haus is a former home of first German president Theodor Heuss where he wrote his memoirs after retiring from the political scene. Here visitors can see Heuss’s original radio receiver, ballot box from 20’s, election posters, furniture, artwork, books and film collections. Visit this lovely house-museum to get an impression of bourgeois lifestyle of early 60’s and objects that reflect turning points in German history.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm

Walking Tours in Stuttgart, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Stuttgart

Create Your Own Walk in Stuttgart

Creating your own self-guided walk in Stuttgart 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.
Top Religious Buildings

Top Religious Buildings

Stuttgart offers a diversity of beautiful churches that serve different religions: Catholic, Old Catholic, Roman Catholic, Evangelical, Protestant, Apostolic and other churches can all be found in Stuttgart. The following walking tour will take you to the most impressive religious places of worship in this charming city.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
Cultural Venues in Stuttgart

Cultural Venues in Stuttgart

Stuttgart is a vibrant city with a great variety of music, art and cultural activities. Stuttgart’s rich heritage, traditions and unique culture make this city a popular tourist destination with plenty of famous theatres, lovely cinemas and concert halls. Take our walking tour to discover the most popular cultural venues in Stuttgart.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
Stuttgart Architectural Jewels

Stuttgart Architectural Jewels

Stuttgart offers a variety of beautiful, impressive historical buildings. The theatres, castles and other attractive buildings will impress you with their beauty and interesting architectural features. Take this self-guided tour to discover the most prominent Stuttgart landmarks.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles
Stuttgart Introduction Walking Tour

Stuttgart Introduction Walking Tour

Stuttgart is a modern city with rich historic past and a wealth of sightseeing. Here, alongside contemporary, glass-clad buildings there are numerous centuries-old monuments and historic sights coexisting in harmony. Follow this orientation walk to discover the most popular attractions of Stuttgart.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.9 Km or 3 Miles
Bad Cannstatt Walking Tour

Bad Cannstatt Walking Tour

With plenty of entertainment to offer, Bad Cannstatt is the largest district in Stuttgart city. The area contains the famous Mercedes-Benz museum and arena, beautiful churches, a tram exhibition and many other fascinating places. Take this walking tour to discover Stuttgart’s most impressive region.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 Km or 2.8 Miles
Stuttgart Shopping Tour

Stuttgart Shopping Tour

When it comes to quality shopping, Stuttgart is a great destination to consider. The city's main shopping area, Konigstrasse, offers a plethora of high-end stores and souvenir boutiques. Take this walking tour to find the best deals in town and take home some memorable gifts from Stuttgart.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 Km or 1.1 Miles