Museums in Germany
And women should not get upset. For beautiful ladies there are also plenty of interesting places in Germany; for instance, different art galleries, sculptures and paintings exhibitions and many other things. They may also visit children museums together with their kids.
Germany is very quiet and friendly country. There are always many tourists here. The museums in Germany will be very interesting to visit for everyone, because it is always a pleasure to learn something new, the more so because it does not cost too much (the museum entrance fee is from 5 to 15 euros). When you are back home, do not forget to tell your friends about Germany and advise them where to go there. We are sure they will be grateful to you. Have a nice trip!
The art is a kind of window to the immortality; and only very sensitive souls are able to hear the muse's knock into that window. If you hear – open it and you will get into the magic world of art! But this world only opens to the chosen ones while the mere mortals may only see it through the great creatures.
The Bode Museum is one of the most popular art museums in Germany. In is the part of the Museum Island ensemble located in Berlin. This museum was founded on 17 October 2006. Before that time it had been restoring for six years.
The world fame of Dresden Portrait Gallery is based on one of the largest collections of the art masterpieces. The best samples of the Italian art of Renaissance – Tiziano, Botticelli, Rafael, Veronese, Correggio are collected in its halls. The Flemish and Dutch collections are not less important.
There are many toys museums in the world, and one of them has already been addressed on our website (The Museum of Toys in Sergiev Posad). Today we will tell you about the toy museum in Germany (Munich).
This museum is one of the city attractions, as its exposition is located in the tower of the town hall. The toys demonstrated in the museum are mostly the collection of the Czech writer Ivan Steiger. The rest of the toys have been brought to Germany from all over the world.
Till XVIII century they could not produce the porcelain articles in Europe and all goods were imported from China. But, with the course of time Europeans assimilated the art of the porcelain production, appreciating the porcelain at its true beauty and elegance.
One of the first manufacturers producing the porcelain ware was founded in Bavaria in 1747. There were also workshops dealing with the painting of the porcelain as well as potteries.
The Newspaper Museum in Germany was founded in Aachen in 1931. The main part of its exposition is the huge collection of Oscar von Forckenbeck who started to collect the newspapers all over the world throughout his life. He tenderly cared of every newspaper. In 1854, while walking alongside the river, he met the fisher busy with the haul. Suddenly, Forckenbeck run to him and hit him saying that the newspapers were too valuable thing to wrap the fish in them. After Oscar von Forckenbeck passed away, his wife transferred 80000 newspapers and 1500 books from his collection, to the state. That was how the Newspaper Museum in Aachen, Germany was established.
The Brandhorst art museum in Munich is very young museum that was founded on 21 May 2009. We can treat it as the new generation museum.
The Henkel company is well-known itself but not too many people know who was the owner if it. The spouses Annette and Udo Brandhorst were known not only as the owners of that company but also al the paintings collectors.
The position of the German Mercedes-Benz company on the market was so strengthened that the main office decided to establish the Mercedes museum in 2006.
The Germany automobiles are world famous for their high quality. In 1976 the Porsche museum was added to the piggy bank of their popularity. The Porsche cars manufacture has quite a long history. The automobile was named after the one of the concern's founders, Ferdinand Porsche. These automobiles started to be produced in 1948. Nowadays, the owner of the company is the Ferdinand's son, Ferry, who continues the family tradition.
The German museum located in Munich is the biggest polytechnic museum in the world. In the building of the museum there are more than 25000 exhibits representing various trends of the science and technique. The German museum is very popular among the tourists and is visited by one million people a year.