Bavarian kings

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An exhibit on the history of the Wittelsbach dynasty in Bavaria (1180-1918) is at the Museum der Bayerischen Könige, or Museum of the Bavarian Kings (Alpseestrasse 27, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Germany; phone +49 [0] 8362 92 64 64 0), near Neuschwantstein Castle, on the Alpsee.

Among items exhibited in the 2-story, 1,000-square-meter space are jewelry, portraits, porcelain, a 90-piece carved tableware set and a sumptuous cloak worn by Ludwig II.

Open daily, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., April 1-Sept. 30, and 10-6, Oct. 1-March 31. (Closed May 12.) €8.50 (near $11) adult, €7 senior. Add €1.50 for guided tour (specify language when prebooking tickets). Buy tickets on site or online.

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An exhibit on the history of the Wittelsbach dynasty in Bavaria (1180-1918) is at the Museum der Bayerischen Könige, or Museum of the Bavarian Kings (Alpseestrasse 27, 87645 Hohenschwangau, Germany; phone +49 [0] 8362 92 64 64 0), near Neuschwantstein Castle, on the Alpsee.

Among items exhibited in the 2-story, 1,000-square-meter space are jewelry, portraits, porcelain, a 90-piece carved tableware set and a sumptuous cloak worn by Ludwig II.

Open daily, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., April 1-Sept. 30, and 10-6, Oct. 1-March 31. (Closed May 12.) €8.50 (near $11) adult, €7 senior. Add €1.50 for guided tour (specify language when prebooking tickets). Buy tickets on site or online.