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“Well done violin museum”
Review of Geigenbaumuseum

Geigenbaumuseum
Ranked #5 of 15 things to do in Mittenwald
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

The craftsmanship of the violin and explanation of the development of the violin industry in Mittenwald is well told through sound, text, and artifacts. Interpretation is offered in German and English. The impact of Mittenwald on violins worldwide is well told.

Thank Jenny H
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

The place tells us about the great violin maker that could be trace back to hundreds of year. There was an competition event of violin maker from all over the world during the period we stay here.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in this charming village of a thousand violins is this beautiful museum highlighting the rich history of their string instruments heritage.

Please be advised that this museum only accepts cash.

1  Thank Jaqen
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

There are two reasons why I didn't give this place 5 stars: the likely fascinating practical demonstration of violin making was done in German only and they don't accept credit card for the entrance fee.

With those two minor complaints over, I should say it is an excellent museum, especially for someone who enjoys classical music and even more if they have played the violin. The museum is structured well, with the lower floor showing the process of making one in detail along with the history of the town. The upper floor shows a variety of beautifully made violin (and the spectacular viola d'amore).

Thank DWD26
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Who would've guessed that the little town of Mittenwald was a center of violin making for centuries? This little museum chronicles the development of Mittenwald as an instrument-making town. It also provides interesting information about the process of string-instrument making. Highly recommended!

1  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
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