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Nice museum

St. Anne's Museum which is set in what was once St Anne's Priory. After paying the entrance fee we... read more

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thomasozbun
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Vicenza, Italy
Very interesting museum

This museum is a little out of the way but is worth visiting. It has many altar pieces from the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
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San Diego
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This museum has a fine collection of paintings, altarpieces and sculpture, including a gorgeous altarpiece by Hans Memling. Not to be missed! The second floor is furnished like a wealthy merchant's home, with good collections of furniture, porcelain, etc.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

The best museum of sacral art we ever saw ! ! ! Obviously an unknown gem.
Sculptured wooden altarpieces, paintings, statues and many more. Unique.
In an ideal environment: an old monastery dating back to the early 16th century.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

We had limited expections, but the museum was really excellent. It had beautiful pieces from churches and monasteries from all over, including a spectacular Memling altarpiece. The guide on the upper level was exceptionally helpful.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Situated in a former convent this museum has a contemporary part, the Kunsthalle (which unless you are interested in contemporary art can safely be skipped) and the St Annen museum itself.

The St Annen Museum is based around the old cloister. It is split between the secular and the religious. On the first floor are displays of paintings, portraits, jewllery, recreated interiors, etc. These are mostly gifts of the burghers of Lubeck.

On the ground floor are the real masterpieces of the museum, consisting of sculptures, paintings and altar pieces from the Medieval and early renaissance periods. The main ones to look out for are the Memling altar piece, the statue of St George and the Dragon and stone carvings of the wise and foolish virgins.

The Kunsthalle and St Annen Museum are regarded as separate and so if you want entrance to both you should buy a combination ticket. However, the St Annen Museum is the more interesting part and would be better value spending money on the ticket just for this museum.

In Lubeck it can be reached by passing through the Holstentor and heading straight along the street in front of it, Holstenstrasse. This will lead on to Wahmstrasse and a street off this on the right hand side is St Annenstrasse.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

This museum was my top priority in Lübeck and it exceeded my expectations. Frankly, I would have been happy with the museum if I had only seen the Memling altarpiece (absolutely gorgeous) but there was so much more to see and it was curated beautifully. Lots of medieval art on the ground floor and room after room of lovely things to look at upstairs - I spent about two hours there and enjoyed every minute.

Date of experience: July 2016
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