6 unusual museums in Bavaria

Think museum visits are tedious? No way, there's plenty of exciting things to see in Bavaria and you can learn about history, industry and the customs of the region from completely different perspectives. You can find the six most unusual destinations here:

The Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim (Franconian open-air museum Bad Windsheim)

Visiting the Franconian open-air museum is like going back in time. 700 years of Franconian social history is brought to life here.

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The Pfefferminzmuseum (peppermint museum) in Eichenau

The little Upper Bavarian community of Eichenau was famous in Europe for its excellent mint for a long time.

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The snuff factory in Regensburg

Although the Regensburg snuff factory has not produced any snuff since 1998, it still smells wonderfully aromatic.

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The Levi Strauss Museum in Buttenheim

Are jeans American? No, sirree, this popular garment has its roots in Upper Franconia.

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The Jagdmuseum hunting museum in Mühldorf

There is a very special type of hunting museum right on Mühldorf town square. It is called “MUSSeum” because according to its curator, Hans Kotter, it is a must-see (“muss” being the German word for “must”).

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The Air Museum in Amberg

The Air Museum in Engelsburg castle in Amberg features air that you can hear, see and touch, spread out over three floors totalling 650 square metres.

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City lido in Landshut A lido for the water-shy? This is the place.
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Kochel: Wellness, boat trips and walks around the lake After a delightful stroll through Kochel, you'll arrive at...
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