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The Ulm Museum (Ulmer Museum)

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Address: Marktplatz 9, 89073 Ulm, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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+49 731 1614330

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No English, what a shame!

Very interesting collection of paintings from different ages housed partly in a very modern structure added to an old medieval building worth seeing. Yet, it is a shame many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 April 2016
Rita Z
Rosario, Argentina
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Rosario, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Very interesting collection of paintings from different ages housed partly in a very modern structure added to an old medieval building worth seeing. Yet, it is a shame many landmarks in Germany do not provide tourists from the rest of the world with the possibility of having access to their information, only given in German.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Any museum, any institution pretending to the role of a world cultural center should, at the very least, have signs on their exhibits in what is an international language. Makes one feel frustrated walking between clearly interesting artefacts and not being able to read about them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

We went here for 2 reasons. 1. You can climb the 700 plus steps to the top of the worlds tallest Cathedral. 2. The Lion Man. 40,000 years old, hard to wrap my brain around that one. There are also some very old paintings by some famous painters.

1 Thank Raroboy
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

The Lion Man is an amazing exhibit. It is incredible to think that it is 40,000 old. There are also many other outstanding works of art on display here - paintings by Picasso, Klimt etc. A female member of staff went out of her way to be helpful.

Thank Taff122
Campinas, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

I went to Ulm on July, 27th. You have to pay only 5,00 EUR to go upstairs to climb the tallest cathedral of the world (with 161,53m). When you get to the top you are faced with one of the greatest view of Baden area. If you're in the location, you must stop and visit this cathedral. It worth every... More 

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Bitburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

I only had time for the archaeological exhibit featuring the reconstructed Lionman (32,000-40,000) years old and originally carved from a single ivory tusk. Fragments were found in a cave and meticulously re-assembled with an estimated 400 hours of work. Most of the signage is only in German, but many of the exhibits are self-explanatory with careful observation. There are also... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

We had heard about the wonderful collections at the Ulmer Museum, including the "Lion Man", the 30,000 year old sculpture, and the first known zoomorphic (animal shaped) sculpture in the world. We were somewhat dismayed when we came into the museum, and we obviously interrupted a conversation between two employees. The person who gave us our ticket was unhospitable, and... More 

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Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

was there ti visit the "jerusalem in ulm" installation, instead spend hours wandering the archeology section.. must see.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

for everyone something. the museum is a composed of several houses under one roof. Very local medieval art in superb condition and great expressionist. I am not so sure about the Lion-man, the largest stone age sculpture. But it is famous. Lovely café and gallery shop. Do not miss out to go onto the roof garden, barrier-free view of the... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Good exhibits, art, artifacts of historical life, wonderful models of historical Ulm in a good building with helpful pleasant staff. Well worth the visit if you enjoy art or history. Highly recommended!

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