Museums and Exhibitions

Violin-Making Museum

High-quality, extensive Baroque instrument collections from Mittenwald violin-making up to contemporary pieces are on display...

Nature Information Center

At an altitude of 2,244 m (7,362 feet) at the mountain station of the Karwendel Cable Car, the "Riesenfernrohr" (The Giant Telescope) provides exciting insights into the flora and fauna of Alpenwelt Karwendel and magnificent views over the Upper Isar Valley, which lies 1,300 m (4,265 feet) below.

House of the Stones in Krün

Welcome to the "myth of stone". Experience nature and the many domestic stones, fossils, and minerals. From the most beautiful stones from the Alps, rare fossils, and precious crystals, we create unique designer jewelry and home design objects for both inside and outside.

Werdenfels Museum

Founded in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1895 from a private collection that has been housed since 1973 in a former merchant's house from the 17th century, the history and culture of the Werdenfels region are on display - approx. 20 km (12 miles).

Walchensee Power Plant

Built in 1924, today the storage power station and industrial monument is one of the largest of its kind in Germany - approx. 23 km (14 miles).

Franz Marc Museum

Franz Marc, one of the most significant representatives of German Expressionism, lived in Kochel am See. His works can be admired at the Franz Marc Museum in Kochel - approximately 25 km (15 miles).

Open-Air Museum Glentleiten

Gain an insight into rural life, living, and commerce of past centuries in the Alpine region. A special attraction is the 19th century whetstone mill, which can still be operated - approx. 35 km (21 miles).


Following extensive renovations in 1998/99, the Münterhaus became a place of remembrance for the great painter Gabriele Münter and was opened to the public - approx. 40 km (24 miles).

Murnau Castle Museum

The house, which has been awarded the Bavarian Museum Prize, holds the largest public collection of works by Gabriele Münter, as well as works by artists from the "Blaue Reiter" (Blue Rider) movement - approx. 40 km (24 miles).

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