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Fugger Und Welser Erlebnismuseum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A lovely immersive experience

I learned so much here about Medieval economic globalism. This is a beautiful little museum that... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Crewe, United Kingdom
We loved it...talking pictures etc.

Right in the beginning there was a 'talking/moving picture' book introducing the museums exhibits... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Clio H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

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

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

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

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

This museum is placed in a quiet part of the town, walkin distance from midtown. It is quite new, very informative, you really learn about these two super rich families.

Date of experience: September 2015
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