Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant, Heidelberg

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Set within an 18th-century Baroque mansion, Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant offers one of the area's finest collections of local art and artifacts. Watercolors and other works from the 15th through 20th centuries focus on this particular region of Germany. The mansion features plenty of don't-miss exhibits, including Heidelberg Man details the life and evolution of this ancient human ancestor, whose remains were uncovered nearby in 1907, plus the Twelve Apostles Altarpiece, an ornate sculpture considered to be one of the most important of its kind from the Renaissance period. Take a look at our Heidelberg trip itinerary app to schedule your visit to Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Large museum with diverse collection. We stayed over 3 hours. The English audio guide (free of charge) is excellent - intelligent, focussed and short. It doesn't cover every exhibit, but it's a top... 
    Large museum with diverse collection. We stayed over 3 hours. The English audio guide (free of charge) is excellent - intelligent, focussed and short. It doesn't cover every exhibit, but it's a top...  more »
  • Once you enter the museum it is considerably larger than you expect in view of it's actual location from the street entrance. Passing through a small garden with an Italian restaurant on your... 
    Once you enter the museum it is considerably larger than you expect in view of it's actual location from the street entrance. Passing through a small garden with an Italian restaurant on your...  more »
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  • I didn't expect this museum to be this large and worthwhile, the Lonely Planet doesn't fully reveal its richness. You should plan at least half a day here. To improve an already excellent experience, I recommend adding English translations.
  • Good to visit and know more about Heidelberg history. Not very big museum, 2 hour is enough to see everything.

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