Staatliche Antikensammlungen (Part 2) & Visiting Glyptothek. @ Munich, Germany
Today I’ll be continuing to take you through to Staatliche Antikensammlungen and visiting Glyptothek.
As mentioned previously, Staatliche Antikensammlungen is a museum full of antique pottery type of displays. Are you a lover of history or enjoying going through exhibitions – then this is the museum for you.
As you can see below, all of the displayed items are very well preserved. The museum also provides a brief explanation of the pieces in German but there are pamphlet that are in English for non German speakers. It is truely amazing how many great pieces you can see in one place.
This piece was one of my favourite. The details on it was just amazing and I remember standing there just admiring the different leaves on this piece.
As we finished up at Staatliche Antikensammlungen, the weather outside still looks pretty gloomy. We then head over to Glyptothek to see Bavarian King Ludwig I’s collection of Greek and roman sculptures. The Glyptothek again looks like a Greek architecture with the large pillars outside. In this museum, you see a totally different type of display which is a nice change from what we saw previously.
The museum was very big but everything was nicely spaced and many of them are not in boxes but openly displayed. There weren’t many visitors on the day and many people would stand afar and admire each piece.
Just a side note, if you decide to visit both museums, there is a combined ticket rate for visitors so I highly recommend purchasing this ticket. Weekends are at even a more reduced price of 1 Euro for each museum and kids under 18 are free.
If you are in Munich and the weather looks too gloomy to be outdoors, definitely visit these two museums. Afterwards, we went to the San Francisco Coffee Company for some afternoon tea and a big mug of hot chocolate
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