Museums in Munich

Munich is home to a number of interesting museums to suit all tastes, from history to cars, art and technology. Learn about our favourites!

Science, technology & cars

Deutsches Museum

Munich's Deutsches Museum is the biggest museum of science and technology in the world, with an enormous collection of objects across 50 different fields.

BMW Museum

Munich's BMW Museum showcases the evolution of the brand throughout its history. Alongside the BMW Welt, it's the perfect place for car lovers.

Art museums in Munich

Alte Pinakothek

With an impressive collection of Old Master paintings and other 14th to 18th century art, the Alte Pinakothek is one of Munich's most important musuems.

Neue Pinakothek

Munich's Neue Pinakothek is considered to be one of the world's greatest collections of 19th century European art and houses numerous famous masterpieces.

Pinakothek der Moderne

Munich's contemporary art museum, the Pinakothek der Moderne, is home to an extensive collection of modern art, works on paper, architecture and design.


Housed across several Gothic buildings, Munich's Stadtmuseum showcases the city's history and culture from the Middle Ages to today.

Glyptothek Munich

Housed in an elegant Neo-Classical building, Munich Glyptothek was commissioned by King Ludwig I for his collection of Ancient Greek and Roman sculptures.

Brandhorst Museum

Opened in 2009, the Brandhorst Museum in Munich is home to more than 1200 pieces of modern art in a striking building covered in colourful ceramic tiles.

History & culture museums

Bavarian National Museum

Founded in 1855 by Maximilian II, the Bavarian National Museum has become one of the most important decorative arts museums in Europe.

Jewish Museum Munich

Located in a modern building in Sankt-Jakobs-Platz, the Jewish Museum showcases the history, culture and art of Jewish community in Munich.