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Located below the castles Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau on the shores of the lake "Alpsee", this must be one of the most beautifully situated museums in Germany. A 21-metre long panorama window on the first floor permits a view of the lake surrounded by mountain peaks to the left, while on the right Hohenschwangau Castle can be seen up on the mountain.

“Alpseestraße 27 is one of the most beautiful locations in Bavaria.” (SZ from 11.9.2011)


Museum der bayerischen Könige
Alpseestraße 27
D- 87645 Hohenschwangau

The Museum of the Bavarian Kings is located in Hohenschwangau, which is a part of the village Schwangau, nearby the town Füssen. The nearest motorway/ expressway is A7 (Autobahn).

Parking lot: 
There are different payed parking lots. To visit the Museum we recommend to choose the parking lot P4. This parking lot is across the street from the Museum. The walking distance is approx. 3 minutes. 


The next train station is located in the town Füssen. From Füssen you can take a taxi for example or go by public bus.

For all train connections to Füssen, please visit the website of the German rail services:

Take the bus routes RVA/OVG 73 towards Steingaden / Garmisch-Partenkirchen or RVA/OVG 78 towards Schwangau and disembark at the bus stop "Hohenschwangau / Alpseestraße ".

You can find bus timetables for the buses 73 and 78 at    



The nearest airports are in Munich and Memmingen. 

Distance from Hohenschwangau to Munich airport approx. 155 km and to the Allgaue airport (Memmingen) approx. 75 km. 

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