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Module 04
Palaces &
Museums
Munich has many palaces and museums reflecting its rich history
ImageCourtesy:www.wikimedia.org
Palaces
‣ Located in the centre of the city, the Munich Residenz is
the former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs
‣ The Residen...
‣ It was the official residence of
the Wittelsbach royal family
from 1385 to 1918. Today it
serves as both royal residence...
‣ The collection at the Treasury is one of the most important in the world
and spans 1,000 years from the early Middle Age...
The palace was commissioned by Ferdinand Maria and Henriette
Adelaide in 1664 after the birth of their son Maximilian
The ...
The palace and its park belong to the most famous
sights in Munich because of the magnificent garden
that encloses the pal...
‣ The park of the palace covers an area of around 180 hectares
‣ The descendants of Ferdinand Maria live in one wing of th...
Museums
Deutsches Museum is one of the largest
museums of science and technology in the world
Deutsches Museum
ImageCourtesy:www.w...
The museum is housed on a small island in the Isar river
occupying an area of 50,000 m2
The museum attracts about 1.3 mill...
It is one of the most important museums of art in Europe
and it is part of the Bavarian State Picture Collection
The Alte ...
Ludwig I ordered a new building to
house his art collection in 1826. At
the time it was the largest museum
in the world
It...
The Neue Pinakothek
New Pinakothek
Its focus is European Art of the 18th and 19th century and it is
one of the most important museums of art in the world
Pinakothek der Morderne is one of the
world’s largest visual arts museum devoted
to the arts of the 20th century up to pre...
Together with the Alte and the Neue Pinakothek it is part of the
Kunstareal (the art area)
About 400 paintings and 50 scul...
The Lenbachhaus is an art museum, housed in the villa of portrait
painter Franz von Lenbach.
It has a variety of works by ...
Bavarian National Museum
The Bavarian National Museum is one of the most
important museums of decorative arts in Europe
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  1. 1. Module 04 Palaces & Museums
  2. 2. Munich has many palaces and museums reflecting its rich history ImageCourtesy:www.wikimedia.org
  3. 3. Palaces
  4. 4. ‣ Located in the centre of the city, the Munich Residenz is the former royal palace of the Bavarian monarchs ‣ The Residenz is the largest city palace and the complex contains ten courtyards and displays 130 rooms Munich Residenz
  5. 5. ‣ It was the official residence of the Wittelsbach royal family from 1385 to 1918. Today it serves as both royal residence and government seat ‣ It is also home to the Residenz Museum, the Treasury (the royal jewels are displayed here) and the Bavaria’s state coin collection
  6. 6. ‣ The collection at the Treasury is one of the most important in the world and spans 1,000 years from the early Middle Ages ‣ Royal insignia, crowns, swords, goblets, goldsmith works, rock crystal, ivory work, icons and numerous other treasures are magnificently presented
  7. 7. The palace was commissioned by Ferdinand Maria and Henriette Adelaide in 1664 after the birth of their son Maximilian The Nymphenburg Palace The Nymphenburg Palace was the main summer residence of the former rulers
  8. 8. The palace and its park belong to the most famous sights in Munich because of the magnificent garden that encloses the palace building
  9. 9. ‣ The park of the palace covers an area of around 180 hectares ‣ The descendants of Ferdinand Maria live in one wing of the palace
  10. 10. Museums
  11. 11. Deutsches Museum is one of the largest museums of science and technology in the world Deutsches Museum ImageCourtesy:www.wikimedia.org
  12. 12. The museum is housed on a small island in the Isar river occupying an area of 50,000 m2 The museum attracts about 1.3 million visitors every year
  13. 13. It is one of the most important museums of art in Europe and it is part of the Bavarian State Picture Collection The Alte Pinakothek Old Pinakothek
  14. 14. Ludwig I ordered a new building to house his art collection in 1826. At the time it was the largest museum in the world It is home to paintings by German, Dutch, Flemish, Italian, French and Spanish painting masters
  15. 15. The Neue Pinakothek New Pinakothek
  16. 16. Its focus is European Art of the 18th and 19th century and it is one of the most important museums of art in the world
  17. 17. Pinakothek der Morderne is one of the world’s largest visual arts museum devoted to the arts of the 20th century up to present Pinakothek der Moderne
  18. 18. Together with the Alte and the Neue Pinakothek it is part of the Kunstareal (the art area) About 400 paintings and 50 sculptures are exhibited here
  19. 19. The Lenbachhaus is an art museum, housed in the villa of portrait painter Franz von Lenbach. It has a variety of works by Munich painters and contemporary artists The Lenbachhaus
  20. 20. Bavarian National Museum The Bavarian National Museum is one of the most important museums of decorative arts in Europe
  21. 21. End of Module You can proceed to the quiz now

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