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Alte Pinakothek – art museum

Admire outstanding works of European painting from the 14th to the 18th century and benefit from a free admission with the Munich City Pass! With the Munich Card you get a discount of 2€!

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Marvel at around 700 paintings on display, which includes many works that are considered to be highlights of art history such as the revolutionary self-portrait of Albrecht Dürer in a fur skirt from the year 1500. The Alte Pinakothek is also the only German museum that owns a work by Leonardo da Vinci, the "Madonna with the Carnation," which was created around 1473.
Also on display are works by Raphael, Titian, El Greco, Rubens, Rembrandt and Boucher. Also Albrecht Altdorfers "Alexanderschlacht", one of the first paintings of the Wittelsbacher collection from the original stock of the Pinakotheken, is exhibited here.

Opening hours Alte Pinakothek

Tue. and Wed. 10am-8:30 pm
Thu.-Sun.. 10 am-6 pm
Closed: Shrove Tuesday, Labour Day, Assumption Day, 24/25/31 December 

Admission fee Alte Pinakothek

The admission fee without any guest card is 9€.

Address Alte Pinakothek

Alte Pinakothek Barer Straße 27 80333 Munich 
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Directions Alte Pinakothek

U2 to Königsplatz or Theresienstraße
Tram line 27 to Pinakotheken
Bus line 100 to Pinakotheken 

Special conditions of use Alte Pinakothek

The discount does not apply to all special exhibitions.

Highlights Alte Pinakothek

  • “Madonna with the Carnation” by Leonardo da Vinci
  • Museum shop CEDON 

Near Alte Pinakothek

BecauseT the monarch wanted to make the royal art treasures accessible to the public, King Ludwig I and commissioned his house architect Leo von Klenze with the construction of the museum building at the beginning of the 1820s. commissioned his house architect Leo von Klenze with the construction of the museum building. The Pinakothek was opened in 1836 and was, at that time, the largest museum building in the world. The Pinakothek was considerably destroyed during the Second World War. During the reconstruction, the architect Hans Döllgast replaced missing facade parts with unpainted brickwork. In this way, the "wounds" inflicted on the building by the war can still be seen today.  

Experience the highlights of art history and save the whole entry with the Munich City Pass! With the Munich Card your get a discount of 3€!

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