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:
Visiting the Franconian open-air museum is like going back in time. 700 years of Franconian social history is brought to life here.
The little Upper Bavarian community of Eichenau was famous in Europe for its excellent mint for a long time.
Although the Regensburg snuff factory has not produced any snuff since 1998, it still smells wonderfully aromatic.
Are jeans American? No, sirree, this popular garment has its roots in Upper Franconia.
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”).
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.