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The Palatinate Museum

The Palatinate Museum
The Palatinate Museum, Heidelberg

Built in 1712 by J.A. Breunig, the Palais Morass is one of Heidelberg's finest baroque residences. It is now home to the extensive collections of the Palatinate Museum. Exhibits include paintings, prints, sculptures, arts and crafts and ancient artifacts. The museum also covers the history of the town and region, giving visitors a fascinating insight into the Palatinate and its capital Heidelberg. Though the main focus is the Roman Age, the archaeological collection displays finds from the Ice Age to the early modern period. The gallery of paintings and sculptures contains works from the late 15th to the 20th century, mostly by regional artists. A highlight is Tilman Riemenschneider's altarpiece of the Twelve Apostles from 1509, one of the key works of the late Middle Ages. Also, the outstanding works in the print gallery are among the best in southwest Germany.

Hours: 10am - 6pm daily, closed on Mondays.

Admission: Adults 3 €, Concessions 1.80 €.

[ Source: http://www.germany-tourism.de/ENG/destination_germany/master_tlstadt-id1102-fstadt_museen.htm ]

Related: http://www.museum-heidelberg.de/servlet/PB/menu/-1/index.html
Address: Hauptstraße 97, 69117 Heidelberg
Tags: Heidelberg, Museum, Art


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