Trace the development of European art from the Middle Ages to the rococo era with a visit to the Old Pinakothek, whose collection includes paintings by Raphael, Botticelli, Rembrandt, and Velázquez. The museum can be reached as a stop on a hop-on, hop-off bus tour, and is part of programs like Munich City Pass, which offer admission to several attractions for one price.
Things to know before you go
- The Old Pinakothek is a must-see attraction for travelers interested in art and art history.
- Admission is free for anyone under 18 years old.
- An audio guide for the permanent collection is included in the admission fee.
- The museum is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.
How to get there
In the Kunstareal district of Munich, the Old Pinakothek is located at Barer Strasse 27. To get there, take the U-Bahn to Königsplatz, Theresienstrasse, or Odeonsplatz, or take the tram to Pinakotheken. Parking is not available at the museum.
When to get there
The museum is open Tuesday–Sunday, and closed Mondays. On Sundays, there's a reduced entry fee of 1 euro. For the most peaceful experience, visit during the morning hours on a weekday.
Online art collection
The Old Pinakothek and other museums in Munich and beyond in Bavaria have made their collections available online, totaling over 25,000 artworks. It’s now possible to search a work of art in the collection and identify its location within the museum before a visit.
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