Special places – themed and general museums

If you want the full picture, then these are the places to go: from the film museum through to Handel House, themed museums retrace the steps of notable personalities at authentic sites or highlight specific aspects of human life. For variety in scope and theme, look no further than the general museums.

Mendelssohn House, the only museum of its kind in the world, is located at Mendelssohn's last surviving private address in Leipzig .

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The Museen am Meer, a network of museums by the sea in Kiel, presents more than 300 years of science, art from ancient times through to the modern day and an interactive learning experience for families.

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Rising up from the sweeping marshlands where Denmark meets northern Germany lies the man-made hill of Seebüll.

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The Chocolate Museum has approximately 2,000 exhibits, making it a memorable experience for anyone with a sweet tooth.

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Germany's oldest film museum is located in the magnificent Marstall building of the old city palace, which is currently being rebuilt.

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See, hear, feel and experience mobility. A car collection point and themed attraction unlike any other in the world, BMW Welt brings this prestigious brand to life.

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The Reiss Engelhorn Museums in Mannheim have made their name in recent years as an internationally engaged complex of museums.

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