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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  • Nice little museum witch has a spider exhibition at this moment. Most spider's are hiding during the day but you can make it into a little game who can spot it first. What surprised us the most was...  more »
  • This is a fantastic museum - a must see if you are in Heidelberg. Old Masters, Roman remains, 19th century costume, porcelain - you name it, it has it. A tiny Cranach Adam and Eve and, bazaarly, a...  more »
  • Looks good from the outside but need to pay an entrance fee to see more
  • A gem of a museum. Walking past you might think it is an art museum, but the house is something to see, renovated back to what it might have looked like. Then there's the archaeology, and lots of finds and exhibits from Roman times. Porcelain, silver, glass. And ridiculously cheap entry for such a vast and interesting collection from local history.
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