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Limesmuseum

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A day out in Aalen.

For people visiting the area for business and want something to do on a weekend. The history of the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
269luch
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Oberkochen, Germany
via mobile
Only partly opened

Pitty, we found it was only partly opened due to renovation. It was limited to a small building... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
NLcycle
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Reconstruction of the museum from 2016 to 2018 means you will not see very much. The outside park walk for 2.50€ per person takes 30 min. I suggest you wait until it's rebuilt.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Timdow14
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

For people visiting the area for business and want something to do on a weekend. The history of the romans who lived here almost 2,000 years ago is amazing to see. They even show you some of the earliest counterfeiting...

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 269luch
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Pitty, we found it was only partly opened due to renovation. It was limited to a small building with some finds and explanations, and outside we could see some ruins of the Roman castle. The museum building is now renovated and the collection is also...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The museum is closed till 2018 but still a nice walk checking out the roman ruins. As you walk through the cemetery you think of all the roman ruins just buried underneath you.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Hendrik T
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We should have done our homework! The main building will be closed until late 2018 and that is the heart of the collection.We arrived and found some signs and a walking path which led to a smaller building with a few exhibits, a film that...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

I spent about 90 minutes in this museum. Almost everything was labeled in German so the $2 English audio guide was invaluable as I do not speak German. Guide was a bit detailed at first with loads of history. Having seen untouched Roman ruins in...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

We were with freinds in Limes Museum and we had nice time there. The Kino with the video of 20 minutes was very interessting. admission price 5 EUR per person

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

Excellent exhibit with helmets to try on and videos. We loved the reconstructed stable and crane.The fort only shows the outline of former buildings.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank C. P
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Who would have thunk that you can find the largest Roman cavalry barracks north of the Alps can be found in this quaint little town about an hour Northeast of the state capital of Stuttgart? The museum explains on its two floors the story of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Markus D
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The Limes Museum provides a good overview of the Roman Limes defensive system. Though not chock-a-block filled with relics, there are a good number of period items on display. Pictures taken from Trajan's Column in Rome are used to excellent effect to explain a Roman...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Asta365
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