City Museum

Cost: €4; concessions €2; free on Sun
The Munich City Museum in the city centre offers a fascinating insight into the diverse history of Munich. Its eclectic collections appeal to all ages, and range from musical instruments and puppetry to fashion, fairgrounds, photography and film.... Continue reading

Alte Pinakothek

Cost: Tue-Sat €7; concessions €5; Sun €1
The Alte Pinakothek in Maxvorstadt is among the world's oldest and most important art galleries, with nearly 900 paintings from the 14th to the 18th century (including works by Dürer, Rembrandt and Rubens) housed in a vast neoclassical building.... Continue reading

Bavarian National Museum

Cost: €5; concessions €4
The city centre's Bavarian National Museum (Bayerisches National Museum) provides a fascinating glimpse of Bavarian life, through sacred and secular folk art from the Middle Ages onwards. Highlights include the Christmas crib collection, medieval t... Continue reading

BMW Museum

Cost: €12; concessions €6
Munich's redesigned BMW Museum is housed in a futuristic steel bowl on the grounds of the BMW headquarters near Olympic Oark. Enter the glass-dominated, spaceship-like interior to see the engines, designs and cars that made BMW one of the world's b... Continue reading


Cost: €3.50; concessions €2.50; Sun €1
The Glyptothek building is part of the oldest museum in Munich and is fashioned after a Greek temple. Aside from the most important collection of Greek and Roman antiques and sculptures in Germany, the Glyptothek also houses impressive historical p... Continue reading


Cost: Free
Lively, spacious Marienplatz square in the city centre marks the heart of the city and is a popular meeting place for Münchners. It's dominated by the neo-gothic New Town Hall, with its world-famous glockenspiel which chimes two to three times a d... Continue reading

Neue Pinakothek

Cost: €7; concessions €5; €1 on Sun
The Neue Pinakothek in Maxvorstadt contains over a thousand paintings, drawings and sculptures from the rococo period to Art Nouveau. Organised in chronological order, the gallery is particularly strong on German art, English landscapes and portrai... Continue reading

St Peter's Church

Cost: Free. Tower €1.50; concessions €1; children €0.30
St Peter's Church (known affectionately as Old Peter) in the Altstadt is Munich's oldest church. It dates from the 12th century, although it suffered extensive damage during World War II. The unusual tower boasts eight asymmetrically placed clockfa... Continue reading