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I learned so much here about Medieval economic globalism. This is a beautiful little museum that lets you get stuck in and 'play' with things and explore and touch the exhibits. Every vignette was explained and finished off by a "being brought up to date"...More
Right in the beginning there was a 'talking/moving picture' book introducing the museums exhibits and history. Ssssoooo cccooool. My... i haven't seen something like this yet.
Sit and listen to fugger and welser talking to one another. This display took quite a bit of thought....More
This museum to the history of 2 leading commercial and cosmopolitan families provides a real lesson to the economic life of Europe and the world in the 15th and 16 th centuries. Many of the exhibits are interactive so children will not find it dull....More
Beautifully curated story that details the far reaching influence of both these patrician families -bankers & traders-in 16th century Europe, South America & Asia. Heaps of information is given in a range of visual displays.
An interesting detail is the house is known as the...More
The Fuggers especially, and the Welsers to a lesser extent were the major financiers of the Holy Roman Emperor, the Catholic Church and the development of trade with the New World and Asia. Alas, there are few artifacts to fill a museum and we are...More
The Fugger family as well as the Welseer family gained access to the world leadership of their times through top sense of business opportunities in merchandisind, banking and mining. They´ve been the decissionmakers of their centuries and founded social activities lasting through the times up...More